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Favabank Community Bartering Favabank is modernising the age old idea of barter, exchanging items and time as favours between members of your community. Connect with people in your neighbourhood via the exchange of favours.

Bartering Favours Next time you need a helping hand or need to borrow something, why not try to source it from your local community?

Barter and Recycle Your Unwanted Stuff All barter exchanges are tracked using a virtual currency called a 'Fava', to create a 'gift economy' where the more you have given, the more likely that people will want to reciprocate. The Fava is the foundation for 'pay it forward' economics.

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Colchester Chronicle

A hyperlocal blog for Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town. The Chronicle is a platform for folk who want to celebrate this place in which we live.
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News From Colchester Chronicle

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  • Warm and Toasty Coast to Coast Comes to Colchester
    The Warm and Toasty Club returned to Colchester Arts Centre on Sunday to deliver a snapshot of the Coast to Coast project. Plus we had a brass band, a Bard and biscuits. NEVER forget the Warm and Toasty biscuits, friends. Warm and Toasty aims to collect and share stories from some of the more senior […]
  • Warm & Toasty Walton Return
    You never know what to expect from a Warm and Toasty Club memory afternoon. A good starting point is in the name: warm, toasty and memories. But beyond the warm friendships and the shared memories, the rest can be a little random. This is what makes Warm and Toasty so special. Johnno and the team […]
  • Wheelie Bin WOW
    Colchester Borough Council has filed a patent for: Transport-Enabled Units of Refuse – WHEELIE BINS to you and me. With the wheelie bin trial across some wards being rolled out in a few months, CBC has started to make preparations. The Chronic has seen a draft document to patent the transport-enabled units of refuse. It […]
  • Firstsite Folly
    And so we did the Firstsite thing, dahhhling last Saturday morning, But it’s been a bloody busy week on the work front – time has been a little tight to bash out some random words all about Art. And stuff. What we have here is three exhibitions for the price of none. Let’s get this […]
  • #YoureNotOvaryacting
    Colchester based charity The Robin Cancer Trust has launched a campaign for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: #You’re Not Ovaryacting The charity has teamed up with local businesses. The outcome is a social media campaign to encourage females to be aware of the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. Flaming Gun Tattoo Studio, Racket Video and Joli Studies […]
  • Governance Governing
    Some random thoughts ahead of the CBC Governance and Audit Committee meeting [pdf] taking place tonight at the Town Hall. Let’s overlook yet another political witch hunt. It is to the shame of the Coalition partners that they are wasting precious time in an attempt to frame a Tory Borough Cllr, who is likely to […]
  • On the Make at the Mercury
    The play wot I wrote only went and won. Woh! Not quite. But it could be YOU that picks up the prize as part of the Mercury Theatre’s Playwriting Prize for 2017. Everyone’s favourite medium sized provincial theatre [phew] has partnered up with the University. On offer is the prestigious title of becoming the Mercury’s […]
  • University Hillsborough Seminar
    A brief plug for an open event taking place up on campus at the University on 8 March: Hillsborough: Resisting Injustice, Recovering Truth with Professor Phil Scraton as part of the Criminology Seminar Series. The good Prof works at the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Queens University. He was a member of the […]
  • Firstsite Future
    Firstsite is currently ‘in-between exhibits.’ Like jobbing actors signing on, it’s that tricky period where you have the glory of the past to reflect upon. There is also something fresh in the future to get all excited about. That next big PAY DAY is around the corner. *possibly* With Gee Vaucher’s quite incredible Introspective now […]
  • Sunny Colch Cultural Traffic
    Cultural Traffic at Firstsite on Saturday looks pretty cool: “A fair for counterculture material, alongside a day of performance, poetry, music and film.” This ties in perfectly with Gee Vaucher’s Introspective anarchic exhibition – the BEST at the Golden Goose since the gallery first opened. The Firstsite foyer will be taken over on Saturday, with […]

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