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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The long running saga of the application to build 120 flats in blocks on land to the west of Brook Street was passed at a Planning meeting on June 18th

The long running saga of the application to build 120 flats in blocks on land to the west of Brook Street was passed at a Planning Meeting on June18 2020, having been recommended for approval by the Planning Department. The application dates back to the 7th January 2019 and has undergone various stages of alteration

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Colchester Civic Society under Lockdown

Colchester Civic Society under Lockdown All our events and face to face meetings have of course been cancelled for the foreseeable future, including executive committee meetings, our AGM and the monthly coffee mornings at Greyfriars. However our work continues, as far as possible, behind the scenes as you will see from the report following Jo’s

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