Articles by " loveurcarcolchester"

Think Bikes!

With the weather improving, there will be a growing number of cyclists and motorcyclists using the roads. Purdy and Baz themselves are planning to start cycling to work a couple of days a week when the weather is good. According [...]

Rain rain go away…

Purdy is fuming!  This morning, she popped to the local shop to get milk for the office and was drenched from head to foot by a driver who drove fast through a large pool of water by the side of [...]

Can you make one change?

Christmas is already a dim and distant memory and we are already a month into 2014! But it’s not too late for New Year’s Resolutions and Purdy and Baz are asking YOU to be part of making Colchester a better [...]

Win £300 for Christmas!

‘Tis the season to be merry’ and Purdy and Baz are getting into the festive spirit! No more buying Christmas pressies online – where’s the fun in that? No, this year they are going to shop local and enjoy Colchester! [...]

‘See Me’

Purdy doesn’t like driving at this time of year, one day you are being blinded by the low sun, the next it is dismal and drizzly, plus with the clocks going back it is getting darker earlier.  She also worries [...]

What! 70p a litre?

Baz only pays 70p a litre for petrol when he is travelling to work and over a year has saved £180 for his six mile round trip ! How does he do it? Well it’s simple really… Instead of driving [...]

Don’t Be An Idler!

Switching off when stationary is a no brainer for Purdy – if your car’s engine is on but you’re stationary, your miles per gallon are zilch but the pound notes and pollution are flooding out of your exhaust. Switch off and the [...]

Watch our FLASH MOB!

Our Flash Mob surprised shoppers in Culver Square! Watch the video, and if our song makes you smile, why not make a pledge to swap one of your short car journeys for walking instead! Thanks to Colchester Institute’s Musical Theatre students, [...]

FLASH MOB photos!!

  Our forty strong mob descended on Culver Square today to the amazement of the shoppers enjoying the sunshine! We did the Flash Mob to highlight our campaign to encourage Colchester out of their cars for short journeys and onto [...]

They’ve walked – have you?

                    Have you made a pledge yet to change one of your short car trips for the pavement and be in with a chance to win £100 to spend on shoes!? [...]