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Essex Police put up Section 59 warnings at StanePark #Stanway

Essex Police took to Twitter to advertise the fact they have now placed new signs at StanePark in Stanway. The area regularly sees "Boy Racers" meeting up in the carpark. PC Noone has put up Section 59 Warning signs at #StanePark #Stanway @StanwayNhw warning everyone what can happen if you are seen to be driving or riding in an antisocial manner or causing annoyance to the local community. #yousaidwedid #wecanseizeyourvehicle […]

todayJanuary 26, 2021 1037 2



From Saturday 16 January 2021, a new fast testing centre will be available in Colchester for those residents who DO NOT have symptoms of Covid-19. The new testing centre will be located at Colchester Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, CO1 1YH. The site is the latest testing centre to open in Essex, following recent sites set-up in Tendring at Long Meadows, Rayleigh at the Megacentre, the Civic Centre in Harlow, […]

todayJanuary 16, 2021 316 5


Essex Police – given extra powers to fight Covid-19 rule breakers

Police Covid fines: Essex Police Chief Constable responds after police given extra powers to fight Covid-19 rule breakers. The Chief Constable of Essex Police has said that the police force won't let "fragrant and deliberate" flouting of Covid-19 rules slide. The reaction comes as police forces up and down the country gain extra powers to fight lockdown rule breakers. Those not wearing a mask in required settings or anyone out […]

todayJanuary 12, 2021 19 2


Tier 4: Stay at Home

Here is what Tier 4 means for Colchester. Hands. Face. Space Approximately 1 in 3 people who have coronavirus have no symptoms and could be spreading it without realising it. Remember - ‘Hands. Face. Space.’ hands – wash your hands regularly and for at least 20 seconds face – wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where you will come into contact with […]

todayDecember 29, 2020 17


Colchester Avoids Tier 3

The Government has announced a review of the current Covid-19 Tiers and has today, (Monday 14 December 2020) placed parts of Essex under Tier 3 restrictions. Last week Essex County Council urged ministers and officials to keep the county in Tier 2 based on its overall infection rate. However, following an announcement today by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock, the districts of Basildon, Braintree, […]

todayDecember 14, 2020 15


The Magical Christmas Castle

If you visit us this Christmas you are guaranteed a glittering welcome!  With the help of the Mercury Theatre, we have installed a 6m high magical castle, featuring Father Christmas and Rudolph! The beautiful pink castle, featuring Colchester themed stained glass windows and 500 lights, was designed by Mercury scenic team member David Thomas and has been constructed using CNC precision technology, hand-craftsmanship and intricately painted by four members of […]

todayNovember 30, 2020 13 1


Essex to move into Tier 2 Covid-19 restrictions

The Government has announced that Essex is to be placed into new Tier 2 restrictions from Wednesday December 2. Tier 2: High alert This is for areas with a higher or rapidly rising level of  infections, where some additional restrictions need to be in place. In tier 2: you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor […]

todayNovember 30, 2020 15 2


Help Pulse Colchester with studio equipment. Go Fund Me

Pulse Colchester has recently launched online, i have developed and hosted the website including submitting Pulse to the "Ask Alexa" platform and sourcing radio sweepers at my own expense. Pulse Colchester is now widely available on most radio third party apps. The streaming and website costs are covered monthly but now its time for some help with some equipment. The plan is for Pulse to be launched onto SS DAB […]

todayNovember 12, 2020 23


Selling items online? Be on the lookout for criminals sending fake PayPal emails

Action Fraud is warning people selling items online to be on the lookout for criminals sending fake PayPal emails. Between January 2020 and September 2020, 21,349 crime reportswere made to Action Fraud about fake PayPal emails. Victims reported losing a total of £7,891,077.44 during this time. Those targeted included people selling jewellery, furniture and electronics via online marketplaces. Reports of fake PayPal emails to Action Fraud made up a third […]

todayNovember 7, 2020 34 1 2