Community Action Day for Childwell Alley

The Town Centre Manager Sam Lancaster is arranging a Community  Action Day on Monday 4th October. and is appealing for volunteers. She says: “We are having another Resident Action Day on Monday 4th October. This time our focus is Childwell Alley that runs from Rosebery Avenue to Brook Street. The alleyway is completely covered in

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Heritage Open Days 2021

Heritage Open Day returns to Colchester for another popular pair of weekends between the 11th and 19th September 2021, when the doors to Colchester’s heritage attractions are flung open and residents and visitors alike are invited to explore the secrets and stories contained within. Highlights include a free open day at Colchester Castle, free guided tours

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Interpretation Board installed at St Botolph’s Priory

NEW INTERPRETATION BOARD AT ST. BOTOLPH’S  PRIORY This new board was unveiled today following a joint project between Colchester Civic Society, Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service and Colchester Borough Council. This is the first of two projects intended to raise knowledge and interest in the Priory and its grounds. The  Interpretation Board explains the significance

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Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean

LITTER PICK ON THURSDAY 3RD JUNE AT GREYFRIARS HOTEL at 10am This year’s Keep Britain Tidy Great British Spring Clean, branded the “MillionMilesMission”, takes place from 28 May to 13 June. The goal is to clean up a million miles of UK streets, coastline, parks, footpaths, and neighbourhoods. Due to the COVID situation KBT advises against

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The Society’s comments on Essex Highways recent consultation on Cycling and Walking

The Essex Highways Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan consultation is one of a number of consultations being conducted under the banner of Safer Greener Healthier. The Essex Highways Site explains that: Essex has been awarded over £7million of government funding to develop safer, greener and healthier travel and transport locally as part of the Phase

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