New website showcases town’s creative and digital sector

The Creative Colchester website has been launched to promote the work of digital and creative busine

The Creative Colchester website has been launched to promote the work of digital and creative businesses in the town. Picture: This Is Fever - Credit: Archant

Online platform promotes work, jobs and opportunities from businesses in the Colchester area.

The portal - wwww.creativecolchester.org.uk - has been created by web development firm This Is Fever, which has an office in the town. It was part-funded by Colchester Borough Council.

Council leader, Mark Cory, said: "The new Creative Colchester website provides a great opportunity to present Colchester as a place where there are highly skilled creative people and businesses and a thriving creative economy. It is also a hugely useful portal to promote joint working and recruitment opportunities."

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The council is a partner on the South East Creative Cultural and Digital (SECCADS) programme, which provides grants and support programmes to creative businesses across Essex, Kent and East Sussex.