Colchester is the UNHAPPIEST place in Britain... where does YOUR area rank in ... trends now
A new survey has revealed the UK's unhappiest places, marking on the map the locations where Brits are statistically the most fed up as Colchester, Redditch, Norwich, Tunbridge Wells and Lambeth.
Colchester came bottom of the list of happy places in the country, according to the most recent data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Often known as Britain's first city, Colchester was given the status of a Roman Colonia long before the foundations of London were built.
But fast-forwarding to 2021 and 2022, people said they are generally not satisfied with life in the Essex city, with fewer residents reporting that they think things done in life are worthwhile than ever.
Britain's five least-happy places are ranked, with Colchester, Redditch, Norwich, Tunbridge Wells and Lambeth named by the Office of National Statistics as the most gloomy
With an average happiness score of 6.8 out of ten, the city is down in the dumps compared to neighbouring Babergh at 7.8 and Briantree at 7.7.
Second from the bottom was Redditch, in north-east Worcestershire, famous for its Needles Nuseum.
Around 15 miles south of Birmingham, Redditch was the only place to come in the bottom five for happiness, life satisfaction, and considering things done in life as worthwhile.
Further south, Norwich reported being the third-most unhappy in the country.
The cobble-stoned city with its historic castle, the city is a hub of literary activity, with actors and writers such as The Crown star Olivia Colman and His Dark