Since the outbreak of coronavirus, Colchester Borough Council's face-to-face services have been delivered virtually and they are now taking an opportunity to review this, with an eye towards planning their next steps in service delivery.
CBC has now launched a public consultation and are urging customers to have their say on how they have found accessing council services since April, and what they would... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 17:01 by David Lines
Please click on the following link to find details of the intended closure of Halstead Road, due to commence on 29th September 2020 for 2 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Essex County Council undertakes MICRO SURFACING 2020/21 Programme.
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:09 by David Lines
There is a vacancy for the role of Parish Councillor and this is the statutory notice published to advertise that vacancy and offer residents the opportunity to call an election. It is worth noting that any election will not take place until next May and that two other vacancies exist that may be filled by a process known as co-option (i.e. without an election).
For anyone interested in becoming a councillor,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:38 by David Lines
10th September 2020 Work on site has started today at Stane Retail Park Tollgate Colchester.
The Churchmanor Estates company plc is pleased to confirm that construction has now commenced on the £60m Stane Retail Park in Tollgate Colchester with completion of the project set for September 2021.
As part of the construction works Churchmanor are spending £2.6 million on improvements to the Eight... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 10:49 by David Lines
Picture of the partial blocking of the Fiveways junction due to an underground water leak
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 09:41 by David Lines
Highways England have confirmed the preferred route for junction 23 (Kelvedon South) to junction 25 (Marks Tey). Friday's announcement builds on the October 2019 preferred route plan and means there is now a preferred route for the full A12 Chelmsford to A120 widening scheme.
Follow the link to the Highways England website for more information. A leaflet is also attached
Posted: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 10:56 by David Lines
Share your home and make a difference to a young person's life.
You can help to transform the life of a young person by sharing your home and offering them a safe and nurturing environment. Supported Lodgings Providers with Essex County Council help young people aged 16-18 and guide them on their journey to independence.
When NHS worker Deborah Mbabazi's two children grew up and moved out, she began... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 10:19 by David Lines
This is the latest alert from Essex Police about frauds and scams currently being carried out. Please pass on this information, especially to those in your circle of family, friends and neighbours who may be more vulnerable to such things.
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 10:11 by David Lines
Join one of Ace Lifestyle's award winning programmes
All Free to residents in Essex (excluding Southend & Thurrock)
This programme is now fully funded by the UK Public Health grant.
"Since 2007, we have helped thousands of adults to lose weight, get fitter and enjoy a healthier relationship with food. Our award-winning programmes empower you to take control and achieve your goals.
We have a range of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 14:58 by David Lines
Essex County Council has launched a new campaign making it easier and more motivating for residents to switch to walking, cycling or bus use across the County.
The campaign encourages participants to share their progress and tips via an app and includes a 60 Day Challenge where there are many prizes to be won for completing small tasks. The initiative is also aimed at supporting those going back to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 14:54 by David Lines