Youtubers ‘Break’ In to Colchester Leisure World and Film Entire Escapade (but avoid arrest)

A Youtuber and his friends entered Colchester Leisure World in July, filmed the entire escapade, but avoided arrest. Ally Law, who has over 1.5million Subscribers on Youtube, recently posted the video in which he and his friends enter Colchester Leisure World without permission in an ‘overnight challenge’. The video starts with the group climbing onto theContinue reading Youtubers ‘Break’ In to Colchester Leisure World and Film Entire Escapade (but avoid arrest)

Colchester Commuters Get A New Coffee Experience

Passengers using Colchester Train Station can now benefit from new artisan coffee experience. ROOS Coffee already have a platform-based coffee cart at Chelmsford station and have launched a similar service in Colchester today (6th August). The independent coffee outlet describe themselves as “an independent coffee shop passionate about selling excellent coffee & making a positiveContinue reading Colchester Commuters Get A New Coffee Experience

Turner Road Stabbing: Teens Arrested after Early Morning Attack

Essex Police have confirmed that two teenagers have been arrested, after part of Turner Road was closed this morning after an alleged attempted murder. Reports were received by the Herald early Monday morning that part of the road and footpath had been tapped off by the police. It is believed that a man in hisContinue reading Turner Road Stabbing: Teens Arrested after Early Morning Attack

‘We need your Support’ – Colchester Foodbank To See Increased Demand for August

Colchester’s Foodbank is asking for more help as statistics predict an increased demand for its services throughout the rest of August. The Trussell Trust’s network of over 420 foodbanks, of which Colchester Foodbank and it’s partner Foodbanks in Brightlingsea and Wivenhoe are part of, provided 3,500 more three-day emergency food supplies to children during JulyContinue reading ‘We need your Support’ – Colchester Foodbank To See Increased Demand for August

County Councillor Calls for Remedy to ‘Disgraceful’ Overgrown Footpath

A County Councillor has called on Essex County Council to cut back shrubs and tree on a busy road in Colchester after calling it a ‘disgrace’. Essex County Councillor Dave Harris has called on County Hall to do something about the overgrown pathway along Berechurch Hall Road after receiving a number of complaints from localContinue reading County Councillor Calls for Remedy to ‘Disgraceful’ Overgrown Footpath

Love History? Colchester Borough Council aim to Transform People to Transform Museums

Colchester Borough Council have announced a number of apprenticeships focused around history and Colchester. The ‘Transforming People to Transform Museums’ scheme will provide paid trainee opportunities for successful applicants, who will also train to achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Cultural Heritage. Cllr Tim Young, Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for BusinessContinue reading Love History? Colchester Borough Council aim to Transform People to Transform Museums

Improved Multi Operator Bus Travel card introduced to Colchester Borough

An improved Bus travel card has been introduced to the Borough of Colchester. Last week, Essex County Council announced that the Colchester Boroughcard would receive a number of upgrades to make multi-operator travel available to passengers. The changes mean that passengers can use one ticket to enjoy unlimited bus travel on Hedingham, First and Arriva services. TheContinue reading Improved Multi Operator Bus Travel card introduced to Colchester Borough

Popular 5 Parishes Show CANCELLED Due to Extreme Weather

A popular local show has been cancelled on what would have been its 86th year. The 5 Parishes Show was due to take place on 5th August but organisers took the decision to cancel after safety concerns. In a statement, the show’s organisers said that they had taken the decision to cancel due to “the extreme weather,Continue reading Popular 5 Parishes Show CANCELLED Due to Extreme Weather

Care UK team joins National Companies Shortlisted for a National Award

Time, investment and dedication have seen Care UK’s Colchester-based Facilities Management team reach the finals of a nationwide competition to find the team who have made the greatest impact on their organisation’s performance. The team of 13 has been shortlisted for the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Award category for ‘Impact on Organisational Performance’Continue reading Care UK team joins National Companies Shortlisted for a National Award

Colchester Zoo Keepers to Climb Mountains for Charity

Keepers from the keeper and gardening section of Colchester Zoo are to climb three mountains to raise money for two Action for the Wild supported projects; the Red Panda Network and the Komodo Survival Program. The Keepers will take part in the 3 Peaks Challenge – which involves climbing the highest mountain in Scotland, England andContinue reading Colchester Zoo Keepers to Climb Mountains for Charity