A thoughtful, lively and at sometimes finger-wagging ideological Full Council meeting at CBC on Wednesday evening.
The SPOOKS were in the house for Halloween – or rather Andy Hamilton was outside on SEX WATCH.
Trick or treat?
I dare you. Read more
Enjoy running? Like helping people? GOOD NEWS, etc: Good Gym Colchester is looking to hire a new coach. Read more
It will take some beating to come up with a website with more corporate bullshit than the North Essex Opportunity effort that has surfaced.
Basically it’s a shop front for pipe dreams.
It boasts of aspirations for the area without facts.
The dream that it is selling sounds more like a nightmare for existing residents. Read more
An interesting Amendment has appeared [pdf] ahead of the CBC Full Council meeting that takes place on Wedesday at the Town Hall.
LibDem Cabinet member Cllr Dave King has taken his yellow magic marker and added a few wise words to the Breaking Point Motion put forward by Labour’s Cllr Tim Young. Read more
Christmas is coming. It’s time to think of that perfect gift for the Colchester lover in your life. Read more
And so we have the pantomime of CBC Full Council [pdf] coming up once again this week. All 51 Cllr’s will gather in the Chamber on Wednesday evening for the usual ‘co-operation.’
That co-operation will be smoother if a full slate of ‘progressive alliance’ Cllr’s can attend to prop up the wafer thin majority of one.
They will need it to pass the Motion proposed by Cllr Tim Young, the Leader of the Labour Group at CBC. Read more
Here’s a lovely event for a late autumn afternoon taking place at a lovely Colchester theatre:
Martin Newell and the Hosepipe Band will be performing at the Headgate this afternoon at 2pm: Read more
A brief plug for an event at the University as part of the THINK programme:
Coming up Wednesday 31st October at 2pm is a discussion on mental health. Speakers include Denise McKenna from Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) and Harry Watkins from Chat for Charlie. Read more
A timely new exhibition opens at The Minories on Saturday morning:
War Art and Reconciliation Read more
Some decent news coming out of Colchester Arts Centre this afternoon.
Never Knowingly Understood?
This makes perfect sense to us: £499,000 of Arts Council funding.
Hurrah! Read more