Brindley, who has had loan spell with Scunthorpe and Oxford this season, has joined on loan to offset the loss of Hewitt's return to Ipswich.
Colchester have signed Rotherham right-back Richard Brindley on loan until the end of the season.
League One side Colchester United sign defender Richard Brindley on loan from Championship club Rotherham United.
Elliott Hewitt has been recalled from his loan stay at Colchester by parent club Ipswich.
Promotion-chasing Ipswich Town recall defender Elliott Hewitt from his youth loan at Colchester United.
As if we don't have enough problems in our battle to stay in League 1 having seen Healy recalled by Cardiff last week, we've today lost the services of Hewitt too.
The final transfer window of the football season closes tomorrow, 5pm on Thursday will be the final time clubs can move into the transfer market and Humes has admitted he could do this.
We're are at a stage of the season now were we can't really afford to be without, certainly we wouldn't want to be without, Fox but we've got a bit of an injury concern about him.