RESIDENTS are being invited to grill the leader of Colchester Council as part of a new monthly video feature.

Mark Cory is inviting both residents and businesses to email questions on council business which he will answer directly as part of the new Ask Mark feature.

Every month a selection of the questions will be chosen to be answered on camera.

The videos will be published on the Better Colchester Instagram page from September.

Mr Cory said: "As part of our Better Colchester campaign I want to be more in touch with the people and businesses of Colchester to really find out what matters to them.

"The Ask Mark project will invite anyone to submit their question and I hope the questions and answers will offer a better insight for everyone.”


Questions, along with a first name, initial and ward of residence should be emailed to