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Youngest ever Colchester councillor picked to oversee partial switch to wheelie bins

Youngest ever Colchester councillor picked to oversee partial switch to wheelie bins

THE youngest ever Colchester Council cabinet member has been chosen to oversee a partial switch to wheelie bins in Colchester.

11:39am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Long-serving councillor delighted to take up the challenge as mayor

Long-serving councillor delighted to take up the challenge as mayor

LONG-SERVING councillor and former jockey Gerard Oxford has taken up the reins as the new mayor of Colchester.

7:00am Thursday 25 May 2017

Homeless man living close to disbanded camp says 'we do not have anywhere else to go'

A previous encampment near East Bay

A HOMELESS man sleeping rough in an encampment close to a similar site which was broken up by council workers is appealing for help.

5:00am Thursday 25 May 2017

UPDATED: Here's why Colchester Castle closed to the public today

Stock image.

STAFF have been forced to temporarily close Colchester Castle because of a power failure.

12:30pm Thursday 18 May 2017

Town Hall Talk: Council chief executive backs our plan to fight fake news

27/12/11 Rowan House, Colchester, shut for the holidays

I WOULD like to applaud the Gazette for its recent campaign to draw the public’s attention to the growing problem of fake news and for reassuring its readers that it abides by standards of journalistic practice and integrity that we can all trust and…

10:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

'If our local homeless camp is not allowed, neither should the travellers'': Your Gazette Letters

'If our local homeless camp is not allowed, neither should the travellers'': Your Gazette Letters

Council must get tough on travellers too “Rough sleepers must be gone by today - or else.”

11:18am Friday 19 May 2017

Cabinet appointment questioned over opinion on plans for 16,858-home new town

Cabinet appointment questioned over opinion on plans for 16,858-home new town

COLCHESTER Council’s leader has been accused of mischief making after he questioned whether a political rival’s cabinet appointment was appropriate if she opposed plans for a giant new town.

7:00am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Your Gazette Letters: 'Staff worked on days off to ensure patients came first'

Your Gazette Letters: 'Staff worked on days off to ensure patients came first'

I WOULD like to publicly thank and give credit to all of our staff who have been working hard to recover our hospital systems after the cyber attack.

12:33pm Thursday 18 May 2017

Colchester's General Election candidates get a grilling from pensioners

Policies - Sir Bob Russell fields a question from the audience

PENSIONERS gave Parliamentary candidates the chance to earn their votes ahead of next month’s General Election.

1:00pm Monday 22 May 2017

'We stand with Manchester': Essex reacts to the attack by lowering flags to half mast and postponing election campaigns

Picture: Essex County Council/Twitter

THE country is in mourning today after 22 people were killed and 59 injured in a suspected terrorist attack in Manchester last night.

11:40am Tuesday 23 May 2017
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