Colchester: Muddy runners, dogs, birds, a giant peach and a boat to start your week

Published on July 17, 2017


It’s going to be a warm week.

It was 16 C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 29 C, with a 60% chance of showers today, and a low of 16 C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 27 C, with a 30% chance of showers.


Today’s news includes:

Plenty of Pets

Pippi needs a retirement home.

This little 13-year-old Chihuahua enjoys going for walks and snuggling. She is good with cats but needs a home where she will be the only dog. She is okay with calm, older children who will respect her space.

For more information check out the Homeward Bound website at


Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 7:14 p.m. today.