Sunday, 31 December 2017

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

CESSAC Community Cafe - Cafe will be closed for Christmas from Thursday 21st December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Opening hours:
Monday 9-1.45
Tuesday 9-1.45
Wednesday 9-2.45
Thursday 9-1.45
Friday 9-1.45

Breakfast served until 11.45am Monday - Friday.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Colchester Comes Early for Colchester Zoo

Primary School Applications Open

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Primary school applications open

receptionApplications for children’s reception class places opened this week and will run until 15 January, 2018.
Parents of children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 should apply onlinewith their four preferences for primary schools.
To have the best chance to get the school of their choice parents are encouraged to not only make sure that they make their application before the deadline but to also check school admissions criteria for any school they apply to and to use all four of the preferences available.
Thanks to continued investment in new school places, Essex County Council has an excellent track record of offering the overwhelming majority of pupils a preferred school place.
It spent about £74million creating 2,535 new places across Essex for September 2017 and was able to offer a record percentage of children their parents’ preferred place

Friday, 17 November 2017

Important Announcement for All Patients of Layer Road Surgery

Welcome to Layer Road Surgery


Layer Road Surgery will be closing on Friday 10th November 2017.  From Monday 13th November 2017 patients will be able to access all medical care usually provided at Layer Road Surgery from Creffield Medical Centre.  In order to book an appointment to see a GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant or to speak to a member of staff on or after the 13th November please call Layer Road Surgery on the usual telephone number and your call will be redirected accordingly. 
Please click on the link below for details about the closure of the surgery and guidance on how to access Creffield Medical Centre.

Go to the Creffield Medical Centre website

Location Overview

Health Visitor Contact Number - NEW NUMBER

If you live in Colchester SFA and have a child under 5 then the contact number for your Health Visitor is 01206 372300

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Grayson Perry - The Life of Julie Cope Launches at Firstsite on Friday 17th November

Click here for full info

Colchester Christmas Market Sunday 3rd December 9am-5pm

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Pedestrianized High Street, Childrens rides, Victorian Xmas Experiences, Father Christmas, Bun Hurling from Town Hall Balcony. 
Best Street Food in Essex, Traders from around the world and UK

Colchester Christmas Lights Switch On Sunday 26th November at 4pm

Christmas starts here! Watch the grand illumination of Colchester's Town Centre lights.

Join a day of festive of fun with Santa riding into town to perform the Big Light Switch-on as Colchester revels in a carnival atmosphere of bands, choirs and street performers.

From 11am, visitors can browse all their favourite shops, from big name brands to quirky independents, and enjoy the buzz created by brass bands and choir singers whilst mingling with magical street performers. Guests can watch Santa ride into town at 4pm and enjoy a spectacular surprise showcase outside Fenwick ahead of the big light switch on by Santa and the Mayor at 4.15pm, marking the official launch of Christmas in Colchester.

Inside Fenwick Colchester, visitors can enjoy a stunning Christmas Carousel sculpture with each horse having been decorated by a local school.