Station News

Huge concerts announced for Colchester in 2018

Colchester Events Company has announced a programme of major artists performing in Colchester during 2018 – and there are some seriously huge names on the list.   The town’s summer of live music kicks off on Saturday 16 June, when 90s megastars Steps are set to perform at Castle Park. As part of their 20th…

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Loxley’s Corner 2nd January 2018

Loxley’s Corner on Actual Radio – 2nd January 2018 Three hours of radio dedicated to local artists, songwriters and producers.   Playlist Loxley – Crunch Time With Drum Helen Connelly – Live A Lie (@HelenConnellyUK) Hemmingway Acoustic – This Ain’t All About You (@Hemingwayband) Hemmingway – This Ain’t All About You (@Hemingwayband) Gen Irving –…

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Nick’s Party Poppers Playlist 29th December 2017

Nick’s Party Poppers Playlist 29th December 2017   Toni Basil – Mickey House Of Pain – Jump Around Nick Moon Party Poppers In The Mix – Tori Amos, Eric Prydz, Madison Ave Sonia – You’ll Never Stop Me Loving You DJ Sammy & Yanou Feat. Do – Heaven Kylie Minogue – Better The Devil You…

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Medical equipment stolen from The Tree Room, Trinity Street

Police in Colchester are investigating after a laptop and a medical thermal imaging camera were taken from a business in Colchester.   The camera, which is a professional tool crucial to the victim’s work, is worth a five figure sum.   It is believed that a man entered The Tree Room Centre, in Trinity Street,…

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80’s Sunday Playlist 24th December 2017

80’s Sunday with Phil Terry Playlist 24th December 2017 10am-1pm   Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me ’round Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure Yazz – The Only Way Is Up The Maisonettes – Heartache Avenue David Bowie – China Girl Billy Ocean – When The Going Gets Tough The Pogues Feat. Kirsty…

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Essex Police marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Monday, November 20 marks Transgender Day of Remembrance. In support of the day, we’re flying the transgender awareness flag at Essex Police Headquarters.   Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to remember those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. It aims to raise awareness and for us to show our support…

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Leisure World Colchester Providing Childcare for Shoppers

This Christmas, Leisure World Colchester is offering a new service for parents who need short-term childcare while they shop.   Convenient and fun, Shop & Drop sessions offer plenty to keep children entertained for a few hours while you relax, shop, wrap presents or run errands in Colchester.   Children aged 5 to 16 can…

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Pop band Steps announces concert in Colchester

Colchester Borough Council is delighted to welcome pop superstars Steps to Castle Park in 2018.   On Monday 13 November, the group announced a number of new tour dates, including a concert at Castle Park on Saturday 16 June 2018.   Steps first broke onto the pop scene in 1997. Their debut single ‘5, 6,…

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Police appeal to find missing Colchester Man

Colchester Police are appealing for the public’s help to find Steven White, who is missing from Colchester.   Steven, 34, was due to visit a relative in Dartford, Kent, on Friday November 10 but never arrived. He last spoke to family at 10pm on Friday but has not been contactable since.   He was last…

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Colchester Radio Station Finalists in National Radio Awards

Sometimes here at Actual Radio we are so involved with promoting Colchester and all that’s great in our town that we are very bad at telling you what we’re getting up to.   Back in the Summer we found out that Actual Radio had been nominated for ‘Best Online Radio Station’ the National Radio Awards…

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