Essex's first ever Police, Fire and Crime Comissioner starts his new role

Roger Hirst has officially taken on his new role as Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, making him the first person in the country to hold this title.  Mr Hirst, who was elected to become Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex in May 2016, took on his new role as the Police, Fire and Crime Comm

News on the 66A bus service

News from First Essex regarding the changes to the 66A bus service in Old Heath, Colchester.


Three new shops for Colchester town centre

Good news for Colchester

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A chocolate shop, perfume store and design shop are set to move to Colchester.  M&G Real Estate has now fully let its Culver Square shopping complex and three new deals have been agreed.

Labour's Black Hole

Everyone in our country will be saddled with £4,750 more debt to pay for the £312 billion black hole in Labour’s spending plans.

Thank you to Barclays Colchester!

Thank you to Barclays Colchester Branch for kindly supporting my Scam Smart event in Colchester today and showing people how to stay safe online.

Time for splash park in Colchester?

Time for splash park in Colchester?

Colchester Borough Council has put out a tender for commercial opportunities for the old bowling green site in Castle Park - an idea I put to the Council last year.