As a foreigner, there is one thing that has caught my attention in Colchester: the amount of charity shops. Being a student and buying essential things on a budget has saved me loads of money, while also helping the environment. Here are my five favourite charity shops. Continue reading Charity Shops in Colchester
By Rita Flores
The Mercury Theatre is hosting a full day of activities and an evening concert, next Saturday, to commemorate the lives lost in the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading Colchester’s Mercury Theatre hosting covid memorial
By Rita Flores
Mural artist Dan Kitchener has taken part in the Colchester Pop-art project with a temporary artwork in St Nicholas Square, available to view from today until the end of April.
Some sharp-eyed locals even managed to see the artist, who has worked with top stars such as Kylie Minogue and Miley Cyrus, working incognito at the site over the weekend. Continue reading Pop-art mural comes to Colchester
By April Norris
PC Christopher Wentworth, 40, has been found not guilty for assault after the video of him taken by a member of the public who shared it on social media, which showed him kneeling on another man’s head. Continue reading Officer cleared of kneeling on man’s head
By Natalie Hensel
Research by the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex has determined various features and habits which make a person boring.
Dr Wijand Van Tilburg, who specialized in psychological factors of boredom, conducted a five-part study to find out whether stereotypes and occupations influence people as being perceived as “boring”.