By Andrew Stone2017-06-02T00:00:00
Colchester, Britain’s first city and its oldest recorded town, has in recent years lacked the PR profile or the pull of neighbouring towns. East of the county’s industrial core, the town lost out to Chelmsford, Essex’s administrative centre, in its 2012 bid to become a city once again.
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