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Colchester Borough Council

An important milestone has been reached for Colchester Borough Council’s (CBC) new private housing development company, Colchester Amphora Homes Ltd, with the appointment of an architect to deliver the designs for the first phase of developments in the town.

Five local business start-ups will win an opportunity to operate their emerging businesses from the shop floor of the region’s largest department store.

Sound equipment – including a radio, stereo and speakers – was seized from a home near Colchester after council officers acted over complaints about excessive noise.

A man from Colchester had to wait for an incredible five years for the cherished VW campervan he’d splashed out on to be fixed up

Plans to develop one of Colchester’s most iconic structures are on hold after it failed to attract funding.

A project run by Colchester and Ipswich Museums has been given a boost thanks to an £87,000 grant.

A Parliamentary debate on the dualling of a key Essex transport route saw MPs across the region united in their calls to tackle congestion and aid the economy.

Thousands of homes in north Essex sit empty despite a national shortage, new figures reveal.

Plans to transform and rejuvenate two public open spaces in Colchester

A letter from an inspector of plans to great the new Garden Communities in Essex has said that the plans are not viable in their current form.

Police are enforcing a dispersal order in Colchester following a series of complaints about anti-social behaviour in the town.

A legal challenge against plans to build a major leisure complex on the edge of Colchester has been thrown out.

A group of travellers arrived at a popular Essex rugby ground at the weekend – which is likely to cause disruption to users of the site.

Council leaders have pledged to continue with plans to build a ‘thriving’ gateway to boost Colchester’s charm – despite being denied £649,000 in a bid for funding.

A London teenager has been fined for his involvement in a disturbance that led to a dispersal zone being drawn around part of Colchester town centre.

Colchester remains a hung council today – despite the Conservatives coming within a single seat of being able to form a majority on the borough.

The event will begin with the streaming of tennis live from Wimbledon from July 2 to July 15.

Five barber shops and one car wash were inspected by police on April 16.

Early concept plans for a major regeneration scheme to transform Colchester’s historic town centre have been revealed.

A stunning installation of ceramic forget-me-not flowers will go on display in Colchester this summer.

Park Resorts Ltd (now part of Parkdean Resorts) were also ordered to pay costs of £8,300 as well as a victim surcharge of £150 after the incident at Coopers Beach Holiday Park.

The news came after Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst held a meeting with council leaders this week to discuss night-time trouble in the town.

A historic military building in Essex is set to “rise from the ashes” as a new gym after undergoing a major refurbishment following a fire.

Tesco has been ordered to pay more than £125,000 for health and safety breaches at their Highwoods store in Colchester after an employee suffered chemical burns.

A major regeneration scheme to transform Colchester’s historic town centre will be discussed at a special meeting tonight.

Apprentices joined together today for a special event in Colchester to mark National Apprenticeship Week.

An 18-year-old London man has been charged with threatening behaviour following a large disturbance outside a Colchester nightclub.

An Ipswich architect has been re-elected as chairman of the Suffolk branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as the University of Suffolk launches its first architecture degree course.

Ms Patel stressed to the Local Government Minister responding, Rishi Sunak MP, that the Stonepath Meadow and Gleneagles Way planning applications in Hatfield Peverel and the Rivenhall Incinerator application should be refused.

Colchester residents are invited to suggest buildings or assets to be featured on the town’s Local List of protected heritage structures.

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