By Alex Maxam
Colchester’s very own Monopoly board was released on Friday at the Mercury Theatre, however many are surprised to see that the University of Essex fails to make an appearance.
The university are among other sites in Colchester that are key to the town’s success failing to gain a spot on the board along with First Site. The arts and culture venue hosts an array of exhibitions popular with Colchester residents. Continue reading
Wivenhoe community radio station Colne Radio will next week broadcast a programme by student journalists on essexjournalism.com, Referendum.
It will be on live at noon on Monday 20 June on colneradio.com and will then be available at colneradio.com/listen-again.
By Charley Goff
Local writer K J Dorward has soared to the top of the Amazon Erotica chart with her debut novel Three Words Falling – the first of a trilogy.
After quitting her job to pursue her writing career, the mum of three took inspiration from the global success of Fifty Shades of Grey and her “passion for literature” to fit in writing with her daily motherly life.
GUILTY: James Fairweather
By Lauren Dorling at the Old Bailey
A teenage killer caught on the prowl for his third victim shrugged his shoulders as he was sentenced to a minimum of 27 years in prison for the murders of two strangers in Colchester.
James Fairweather showed no remorse, mouthing “I don’t give a s**t” to his weeping mother.
by Victoria Williams
Wivenhoe has three independent candidates who have been nominated to stand in this year’s Colchester borough council elections on 5 May. All are members of the Wivenhoe town council which operates at parish level.