Borough/County News

Essex County Council news

Road surfacing update for Mersea Island (Posted January 2019)
Several roads in West Mersea will resurfaced, please click on the link for more details: essexhighways 

Toy Reuse Scheme (Posted November 2018)
This Christmas are you expecting a sack load of presents?
Why not donate your unwanted toys to help others in Essex?
Please click Toy Reuse Scheme for more details.

Local Bus Consultation (Posted December 2018)
Essex County Council (ECC) is reviewing the way it supports local bus services which operate on evenings and Sundays and is carrying out a public consultation. The consultation also includes proposals regarding delivering ECC services differently and devolving ECC funded local bus services to communities.
The consultation commences on 19 December 2018 and will run until 22 March 2019. The questionnaire will be available from ECC libraries and will be online - please click on link: or by phoning 03457 430430


Victoria Esplanade footpath repair (Posted January 2019)
The footpath between The Two Sugars Cafe and the children's playground is breaking up and in need of repair so Colchester Borough Council have made arrangements for the path to be resurfaced. The work will take two to three days, weather permitting.