And so you thought that you had heard enough of Vineyard Gate at Full Council?
You may remember how CBC Leader Cllr Paul Smith confirmed at Full Council last month that the AWOL Vineyard plans are dead in the water.
To be honest we were a little surprised at the lack of questioning at the time by the opposition.
But wait no more.
The agenda [pdf] has been published for the mince pies and sherry Full Council that will take place on 7 December.
And whaddya know: those Tory types have finally got their arse in gear over the LibLabIndie lot letting Vineyard Gate to slip off the radar. Read more
Identity is everything when it comes to putting your town on the map.
Colchester has plenty of uniqueness / oddness – despite attempts in recent years to have a mono culture imposed upon us.
Which brings us to the BRILLIANT Colchester Overture. Read more
The set paint has just about dried on The Mercury Theatre’s 2017 panto run of Snow White, and whaddya know: news lands on the doormat of The Chronic for when tickets are on sale for the 2018 panto run – 1 March, should anyone want to be first in the queue. Read more
And so Grayson Perry comes to Firstsite.
A few brief words to accompany some hit and miss snaps that we took on Saturday. Read more
Are you ready for the BIG TURN ON of Sunny Colch?
We make the same lame joke every year; every year we get a little over-excited about being TURNED ON by Mr or Madam Mayor.
And whaddyaknow – 2017 is no exception.
This Sunday is the grand occasion when Christmas officially starts in Colchester.
Awww. Read more