Civic Society Members Clean-Up at East Bridge and North Bridge

Six Society members joined the fifth Community Action Day organised by the CBC Neighbourhood team on 2nd November. We worked for three hours including a short coffee break, coffee provided by CBC. The work involved litter picking along North Station Road from Middleborough to the Albert Roundabout, including the area around the Riverside Hotel, Also,

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More outdated notices removed by the Eyes and Ears Team

  Three more plastic ties have been added to our ever growing pile after we found ( and put out of their misery) these rather outdated statutory notice dated 23rd July 2020 announcing temporary ‘post lockdown traffic orders in St Paul’s Road. Why don’t they remove them? Members of the Society Eyes and Ears team

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Knitted Poppies

The British Legion was established in May 1921 and the Colchester branch in August of the same year. To commemorate the centenaries of the two organisations, The Society’s knitters set a target of 100 knitted poppies for volunteers to sell during the November poppy appeal. 130 were handed over and we intend to get clicking

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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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