A nice, local post about some new blue plaques in Colchester - unusually, sponsored by the building company (in this case, Taylor Wimpey).

There's at least one other building in Colchester that has a sign on the exterior telling how a certain nursery rhyme writer lived there - but this isn't a blue plaque. Will have to do some research to see how one qualifies.
A nice post from +Jez Nicholson on the Open Plaques blog detailing the story behind two of the privately-erected plaques recently added to our database.
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