New strapline misleading and completely ignores our Roman heritage

Colchester Council have released details of their new marketing strap-line for Colchester – “Britain’s First City”.

The LibDem/Labour led council announced their decision at the last public cabinet meeting held at the town hall this week.

I believe the newly announced strap-line to be misleading and completely ignores our Roman heritage; our town’s unique selling point. This strap-line is simply a wrong fit for our historic town.

The decision to change it should be given back to the people of #Colchester to vote on an alternative.

Colchester is and will always be known as “Britain’s Oldest Recorded Town” and I feel proud to say this when talking about my hometown to others, especially when travelling.

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