Author: David Lines
The Cancer Care Navigators are here to help people get the right help and support with all non-medical needs.
They are trained staff working alongside Ipswich and Colchester hospital and with the local GP surgeries to support newly diagnosed patients, their families and carers with practical, financial and emotional concerns they might have.
We are able to offer practical support and advice, which might... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:21 by David Lines
Many local businesses and organisations are offering free meals in Colchester, as well as fun activities for children during the school holidays. The Borough Council has co-ordinated all the good work and support being offered over the half term break, to make it as easy as possible for the people of Colchester to find the local support they need. They have just gone live with their new Food Support... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 09:51 by David Lines
Essex County Council is committed to supporting communities most in need and that have been adversely impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Given the immediate need around holiday hunger, ECC has committed an initial £165,000 which will be made available immediately to food banks and community organisations supporting families and individuals who need support with food and essentials.
Organisations... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:44 by David Lines
Notice is hereby given that the Essex County Council intends, not less than seven days from the date of this notice, to make the above Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Effect of the order: To temporarily close Footpath 42, Stanway in the Borough of Colchester, from its eastern junction with Stanway Bypass, east for approximately 180 metres.
The closure is scheduled... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:13 by David Lines
This year's Get Online Week campaign is going to be a little bit different, with the country still responding to the coronavirus pandemic'. Rather than holding large events in local communities and inviting lots of people into public venues, the aim is to help people safely, whether over the phone or using digital tools like Teams or social media platforms (Facebook & Instagram) for live coffee... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:46 by David Lines
To ALL Essex Residents,
In a move to slow the current rates of infection across our county, from Saturday, Essex was placed into the high level of restrictions (tier 2 on the new COVID system).
What does this mean?
No household mixing indoors – this includes at home or in hospitality venues
Different households can meet outdoors in public spaces but must stick to the 'Rule of six'
10pm curfews will... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 17 Oct 2020 12:07 by David Lines
An announcement from Essex County Council, stating that Essex will move from COVID Tier 1 ( Medium) to Tier 2 ( High) . The Secretary of State has agreed that this will happen this weekend – 0.01am on Saturday.
Please follow the link for further information
Local COVID alert level: high
This is for areas with a higher level of infections where some additional restrictions are in place.
This means... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:28 by David Lines
Essex County Council has launched a Digital Demand Responsive Transport (D-DRT) survey today.
The survey seeks to gather resident views on D-DRT to inform a potential future strategy around this and how it may lead to more sustainable travel and reduced car-use in Essex. The survey is one of the inputs alongside other primary and secondary research into the field of D-DRT, conducted as part of a project... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:56 by David Lines
Volkerfitzpatrick on behalf of Highways England will be undertaking the following survey works on the A12 at Junction 27 Spring Lane Slip roads. The work will be undertaken on Thursday 15th October 2020 from 20:00 until Friday 16th October at 06:00.
The survey works will involve the following:
- Lane Closures only with no diversion routes.
- The use of light plant equipment and auxiliary lighting.
Due to the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 14:51 by David Lines