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Colchester Woodland and Biodiversity Project continues to green the borough

Colchester Borough Council continues to plant trees across Colchester for the second year, as part of the Colchester Woodland and Biodiversity Project, despite having to postpone public planting events due to national lockdown restrictions. This includes supplying many trees for parish and town councils to plant, and replacing trees lost in last year's exceptionally dry spring.

In December, the council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 15:04 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Woodland Project

ADVANCE NOTIFICATION OF START OF WORKS - A12 JUNCTION 27 SPRING LANE SLIP ROADS CONCRETE SURFACE REPAIRS

Highways England is currently resurfacing the A12 southbound carriageway between junctions 27 and 26, and expect this work to be completed by mid-February, subject to weather conditions.

They are therefore coordinating both sets of work to be completed within a similar time frame to minimise disruption.

Work on the A12 junction 27 slip roads will start on Wednesday 17 February 2021 for approximately... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 14:52 by David Lines

Tags: Notices, highways

How to avoid being hacked

Comprehensive advice from the IT experts at Essex Police to help you avoid your personal computers or mobile devices being hacked. See the attachment for more information

Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 13:57 by David Lines

Tags: Crime, Notices, Police

How to treat coronavirus symptoms at home

Some advice on what to do first if you contract Covid-19 whilst at home. There is also a link to the Essex Wellbeing Service to assist you in these difficult times

Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:50 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Health

Covid-19 Testing Centre Opens In Colchester

A new fast testing centre is opening in Colchester for those who DO NOT have symptoms of Covid-19.

Colchester residents with no symptoms are being encouraged to get tested to help reduce the spread of the virus and the pressure it is putting on hospitals and the care system.

The new Colchester Testing Centre is situated at Leisure World Colchester, Cowdray Avenue, CO1 1YH and will be operational from... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:24 by David Lines

Tags: Borough Council, Community, Covid-19, Health, Notices

Colchester Community Policing updates

There are a number of updates provided by our local Community Policing team, along with a lot more information about the latest scams, crime prevention and so on. Follow the link to find out more

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:14 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Crime, Newsletters, Police

Grants available via Essex Climate Action

A special report from the Essex Climate Action Commission which may be of interest to Stanway residents. It goes over all things eco happening in our county at the moment, and offers updates on Essex County Council's various environmental projects. It also offers information about possible grants for lower income households

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 17:26 by David Lines

Tags: Climate, Community, Services

Bellhouse Landfill Site - 4th Quarter Update from EA

The Environment Agency has produced the 4th quarter 2020 update on the Bellhouse landfill site in Stanway

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:38 by David Lines

Tags: Community, Newsletters, Notices, waste & recycling

A12 junction 27 to junction 26: resurfacing A120 Kilnwood to Whitehouse: bridge maintenance

Highways England will be carrying out essential maintenance work at the above locations. During this work, they'll be resurfacing the A12 carriageway between junction 27 and junction 26 and carrying out essential bridge maintenance at junction 29.

They plan to carry out this work over 5 months from Monday 18 January to Friday 11 June, with night closures only, working between the hours of 8pm to 6am... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:34 by David Lines

Tags: Notices, highways, transport

A120 Whites Hill to Coggeshall: resurfacing A120 Marks Farm to Galleys Roundabout: resurfacing

Highways England will be carrying out essential resurfacing work at the above locations. During this work, they'll also be renewing faded road markings.

HE plan to complete these works over 2 weeks from Monday 18 January to Friday 29 January, working between the hours of 8pm to 6am, subject to weather conditions.

Due to the extensive amount of work on this project, they have split the work into two phases... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:32 by David Lines

Tags: Highways, Transport

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