Colchester hosts the British Town Criers Championship

On the 5th August 2017 Colchester was host to the British Town Criers Championship, judged by MP Will Quince. Congratulations to the winner, Ken Knowles, representing Lichfield.  

Thanks goes to Colchester's Town Crier Bob Needham for organising the event. 

Invasion Colchester Returns

On Saturday 2nd September 2017 from 10.00am to 3.30pm Invasion Colchester will be back for the seventh year running. Invasion Colchester raises money for Colchester Hospitals Charity and St Helena Hospice - who provide essential services to the community.

Colchester Council leader defends Tollgate Village opposition

Colchester Council was dutybound to fight the Tollgate Village Plans, according to leader Paul Smith. Mr Smith said he was disappointed at the decision to give the retail and leisure park plans the green light but did not regret the decision to fight them.

'Teddy Bears Picnic' to raise money for Charity 4Louis

4Louis, a charity in aid of bereaved parents, are hosting a Teddy Bears picnic to raise money for this worthwhile cause. The team at 4Louis provide memory boxes to over 200 hospitals across the country for bereaved parents to create ever lasting precious memories with their child.

Tollgate Village wins approval

Plans for a £70milllion retail and leisure park in Stanway have sensationally been given the green light. The Tollgate Partnership had their bid for the development turned down twice by Colchester Council.