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Protest against High Street traffic ban

Residents opposing a ban on traffic in Colchester High Street staged a protest there today in what they call the 'Death of a Town' vigil.

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Council suspends traffic ban

Protest against Colchester High Street traffic ban Credit: ITV Anglia

*A ban on traffic using Colchester High Street has been suspended after protestors staged a demonstration there this morning. *

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Protestors carrying a coffin in Colchester High Street Credit: ITVAnglia

Councillors voted to suspend the trial ban after m*embers of Save Colchester Town staged a 'Death of a Town' vigil in the High Street. *The group opposed the 18 month trial banning cars from Colchester High Street and surrounding streets.

Protestors carried a coffin to symbolise the death of the High Street.

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