WELCOME to one of Colchester’s most eco-friendly homes.

Russell Brand, 57, and Teresa Torres, 42, have spent years making their Stanway home as green as possible.

It has solar panels, water collecting systems, vegetable patches and they even keep chickens and bees to be as eco-friendly as possible.

Now they have opened their doors to the public as part of a new project by environment charity En-Form so other people can see the benefits of updating their home.

Read the full story in today's Gazette.