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Small business owner elected new Chairman of Tendring District Council

Small business owner Jayne Chapman has been elected Chairman of Tendring District Council (TDC) for the next year.

Make sure you have your say on May 5

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the elections on Thursday May 5.

Cash boost for Harwich Festival of the Arts

Harwich Festival of the Arts has secured the funding it needs to continue to employ a Festival Administrator part time for at least another year.

Care home to be turned over to residential use

A care home in Dovercourt looks set to be converted into a single residential property.

Customers impressed with new facilities at Walton site

Customers have given a major £833,000 revamp of a town’s swimming pool a resounding thumbs up.

Commitment to tackling nuisance and anti-social behaviour around Council housing stock

New moves are underway to tackle nuisance and anti-social behaviour (ASB) issues around Tendring District Council’s (TDC) housing stock.

Bid to reduce on street parking gets green light

A bid to help reduce the amount of on street parking in Mistley’s Harwich Road has been given the green light.

Company allowed to improve it's small business unit

A company has been given planning permission to improve its small business unit in Elmstead Market.

Go ahead given for changes to listed building

Work is set to be carried out on a Grade 2 listed building in Thorpe High Street.

Encouraging residents to go on-line

A new three month pilot is being trialled by Tendring District Council (TDC) to encourage more residents to use on line forms for a faster service.

Enforcement action taken aganist use of former guesthouse as HMO

Action has begun to stop the unauthorised use of a former seaside guesthouse as a house of multiple occupation (HMO) and flats.

Solar farm set to produce energy for more than 30 years

A solar farm which is up and running in Bradfield is now looking to produce energy for more than 30 years.

New venue for parents and carers to meet with children

A small barn building is soon to be used as a community meeting place for parents and carers to get together with children for craft and music sessions.

Listed building in for facelift

A 19th century listed building which is home to a pub on Harwich Quay is in for a facelift.

Beech King Air makes welcome return to Clacton Airshow

The Beech King Air is set to make a welcome return to the line-up at Clacton Airshow this year.

Go ahead for nine new bungalows

Planning permission has been given for nine new bungalows to be built in Kirby Cross.

Holiday parks work with Council and objectors to agree licence changes

Two holiday parks in Clacton have been given the go ahead to stage outdoor film shows and outdoor live music after a last minute compromise was reached.

Harwich & Dovercourt prepares for first cruise ship of the season

Shops in Harwich and Dovercourt will be opening up on Sunday as part of a special welcome for the first cruise ship of the season arriving in town.

Electric Palace gets Council’s permission to show unclassified film

Harwich’s Electric Palace Theatre has been given the all-clear to show an unclassified film in a rare move by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Concern over access road causes delay to homes plan decision

A development which will provide 25 new bungalows as well as the return of a village’s allotment land has been put on ice for further negotiations.