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Tendring’s Twitter following keeps on growing

More than 5,000 people are now following Tendring District Council (TDC) on Twitter after a 25 per cent increase in the past year.

Clampdown on unauthorised HMO continues

The clampdown on the unauthorised use of properties in Clacton as houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) is continuing.

Hopes of extra homes for village site dashed

A developer’s hopes of building two extra new homes on a site in Bradfield have been dashed.

Plans for new HMO in Clacton rejected

Plans to use a large residential property on the edge of Clacton Town Centre for a house of multiple occupation (HMO) have been rejected.

Property in country lane gets approved at third attempt

A new three-bedroom property has been given the all-clear at the third attempt of asking.

Amended plans for homes in grounds of listed building get green light

Amended plans to build homes in the grounds of a Grade II Listed building in Lawford have been given the green light.

Agricultural land can be used as haulage yard

Part of an agricultural site in Ardleigh can officially be used for a haulage yard, it has been decided.

Home to be demolished and replaced

The go ahead has been given for a early 20th century bungalow to be demolished and replaced with a new home in Brightlingsea’s Recreation Way.

Sleeping Beauty sets new audience record

Sleeping Beauty has become the most successful ever single production to be put on at Clacton’s Princes Theatre.

Government inspector finds in favour of developer

A Government Inspector has given the all-clear for a development of up to 50 new homes to be built in Great Bentley.

Bungalow scheme rejected

A scheme to build four new three-bedroom bungalows on part of a garden centre site in Clacton has been rejected.

Tendring to remember the victims of the Holocaust

A special ceremony is being held on Clacton seafront later this month to pay tribute to victims of the Holocaust.

Council called out to dangerous structure following fire

A vacant building which caught fire in the early hours of the morning has been made secure by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Children at Nepalese orphanage receive presents from staff at Council

Children living at an orphanage in Nepal received Christmas presents again this year thanks to kind-hearted staff and Councillors at Tendring District Council (TDC).

Pride of Tendring award winners announced

Tendring’s own New Year’s honours list has been announced to recognise a host of community heroes from across the District.

Barn can be used as a dwelling

A barn can be used as an independent dwelling, Tendring District Council (TDC) has decided.

Retention of storage unit agreed

Theatre and dance equipment can continue to be stored in a container outside Walton’s Columbine Centre.

Property to be demolished and replaced

A 1930’s shingle clad property in Alresford is to be knocked down and replaced with a smaller home.

Improved coverage for residents in Kirby area

Internet and mobile phone coverage is to be improved for residents in the Kirby area.