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CBH MAD Day!

CBH MAD Day!

Colchester Borough Homes’ successful ‘Make a Difference’ Day (MAD Day) community action event will be coming to New Town on Thursday, 30 June 2022

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Project Morpheus aims to make communities safer

Project Morpheus aims to make communities safer

Project Morpheus, a programme of events and activities taking place between July and December 2022, aims to engage 10 to 18-year-olds in free activity sessions with a community twist to help steer them away from anti-social behaviour.

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Closure notice to tackle antisocial behaviour

Closure notice to tackle antisocial behaviour

A closure notice has been granted to us to tackle serious antisocial behaviour at one of its properties in Colchester.

The order, which was signed by Colchester Magistrates’ Court, prohibits anyone from entering or remaining at 16 Rectory Close, Colchester, for three months, following concerns raised by the local community about persistent nuisance and antisocial behaviour at the address.

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Bags of enthusiasm for the Great British Spring Clean

Bags of enthusiasm for the Great British Spring Clean

Tenants and leaseholders were out in force on Wednesday 6 April to support the Great British Spring Clean – and made light work of the 15 bags of rubbish that were collected.

Running from 25 March to 10 April 2022, the Great British Spring Clean is organised nationally by Keep Britain Tidy and we supported locally by staff and tenants.

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Join a walk with Essex Police near you

Join a walk with Essex Police near you

Essex Police are running a series of ‘Stroll with a Patrol’ one-hour walks across Colchester. They are a chance for you to get to know your local officers, point out any places you feel unsafe or highlight issues you feel need police attention.

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Grounds Maintenance Contract

Grounds Maintenance Contract

We have taken our first steps to stop the use of glyphosate-based weedkillers across all our communities, including shrub and flower borders and hard surfaces such as car parking areas and pathways from 1 April 2022.

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You told us what you thought

You told us what you thought

We asked tenants and leaseholders to share their views on the services we provide, and we carried out a Survey of Tenants and Residents (STAR) in the summer of 2021

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