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On the far side of the river Colne, to the east of the floodgates at Wivenhoe, there is a quay where barges moor as they are filled with sand recovered from the surrounding land. 678 more words

Wivenhoe Circular

‘A peaceful drinking village with a small fishing problem’, is how Wivenhoe was once described  to me by  a discerning young man serving in the local delicatessen. 480 more words

Walking Essex

'The Visitor's Book' - The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller

When artists Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller died in their nineties, their friend Jon Lys Turner inherited an extensive personal archive. When he began to look through it, he discovered letters and other material that revealed Chopping and Wirth-Miller to be a previously missing link in the twentieth-century art world and pivotal figures in the life of Francis Bacon. 567 more words

Ian Fleming

Back in Wivenhoe

In July 2015, I left Korea after 8 years (10 years total) and returned to Wivenhoe, in Essex, UK. Why? I’m still asking myself! Korean life was so relaxed and familiar but I missed my friends and family back home. 912 more words


Wivenhoe independent candidates

On the 5th May, locals will be able to vote and elect local representatives for the Colchester Borough council. Voters can vote up to three councillors for the 17 wards in this year’s elections. 579 more words

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We are looking for volunteers!

  • Have you got a couple of hours to spare a week?
  • Do you want extra skills to add to your CV?
  • Are you based in colchester?
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Who we are and what we do

This enterprise is a grass-roots project, it was originally formed as a sub group of Transition Town Wivenhoe in March 2014.

The aims of the Wivenhoe Repair Reuse Recycling Enterprise CIC (WRRRE); is to create a vibrant empowering space to learn new repair reuse and recycling skills while reducing the impact on our environment by identifying different community based approaches to reduce landfill, this is our priority. 178 more words