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Staff bookworms collect pre-loved books for children

Staff and councillors at Tendring District Council (TDC) have been reading between the lines and spotted a great use for their pre-loved children’s books.

Beaches at Clacton to reopen at weekend

The first three of Clacton’s newly-created beaches are to be opened up at the weekend and for the rest of the summer.

Pupils pick up prizes for beach hut design

Pupils at Hamford Primary School have picked up their prizes for designing and making a mini beach hut.

Parking blog reaches milestone

A blog launched by the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) six months ago has surpassed 2,000 views.

Operation Calypso raises serious concerns over driver behaviour

Drivers in the Frinton and Walton area came under the spotlight as part of an operation designed to clampdown on offences which can lead to road deaths.

Two pairs of semi-detached homes in hamlet given green light

Plans to build two pairs of semi-detached houses in Mistley Heath have been given the green light.

Plans for extra accommodation at Clacton caravan park get the go ahead

A caravan park on the outskirts of Clacton has been given the go ahead to provide more holiday accommodation at the site.

Bringing some Manners to Sea and Beach Festival

A late addition to the programme will introduce some Manners to the Clacton Sea and Beach Festival this weekend.

Plans for nine new homes in Walton get the all-clear

A vacant plot of land in Walton is set to be built on to provide nine new homes in the town.

Car park to get overhaul and improved access for disabled

A well-used Clacton car park is to get a major overhaul and improved access for the disabled.

Former pub to be turned into apartments

The site of a former pub and shop in Dovercourt is to be turned into five new homes.

Homes plan for Little Oakley blocked

A proposal to build eight new homes in Little Oakley has been blocked.

Abandoned dog gives birth to five puppies

An abandoned husky bitch has given birth to five healthy puppies just a few days after having been rescued.

New sign for England’s smallest town

Manningtree is set to get a new town sign.

Final preparations underway for Clacton’s first Sea and Beach Festival

Organisers are making the final preparations for Clacton’s first ever Sea and Beach Festival.

Paddock and stable block gets green light

An open field in Wix is to be turned into a paddock with a stable block.

Budding young planners get council backing

A group of more than 40 budding young planners could end up helping to shape the future of Tendring’s built environment in years to come.

Beach hut destroyed in blaze to be replaced

A beach hut on the Wrabness foreshore destroyed in a blaze four years ago is set to be replaced.

Bungalow scheme for field is turned down

Plans to build eight new bungalows on a field in a semi-rural location on the edge of Kirby Cross have been turned down.

Jaywick to get boost from Coastal Community Team recognition

Jaywick is set to benefit from being chosen as one of 12 Coastal Community Team pilot areas across the UK.