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Travellers issued with direction to leave

A group of travellers who pitched up at Walton’s Columbine Centre overflow car park have been ordered to leave within 24 hours.

SMS text service to assist Council tax customers

Residents can now sign up to a new SMS text service which will send a handy reminder to their mobile phone if their monthly council tax payment is late.

Airshow is a two day spectacular in the sunshine

Clacton’s 26th annual Airshow was a two-day spectacular in the sunshine!

Reach new heights with a career in the Armed Forces

Now in its fifth year the Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair will be a chance for job seekers and those looking for a new career to see what the Armed Forces have to offer.

Operation launched to tackle cuckooing

An operation is being launched in Tendring to tackle the issue of vulnerable people’s homes being taken over as an operations base for selling drugs.

More than 100,000 turn out for first day of Clacton Airshow

More than 100,000 flight fans of all ages turned out for the first day of Clacton’s 26th annual airshow.

Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull return to OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Team Sky have confirmed that Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull are set to be part of their line-up for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, which finishes in their home city of Cardiff on Sunday 10 September.

Council Establishes Seven Unopened Voter Registration Forms Found

Early results of an investigation over voter registration forms being discarded in Jaywick Sands have revealed that seven forms were found.

ITV4 to screen every minute of OVO Energy Tour of Britain live

Cycling fans will be able to watch every moment of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain live this September as ITV4 screen all eight stages from Start to Finish in their entirety for the first time.

Developer’s plans for 34 new homes turned down

A developer’s plans to build 34 new homes on agricultural land between Clacton and St Osyth have been turned down.

No to homes on agricultural land

Plans to build two new homes on agricultural land in Great Bromley have been refused by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Work to start on new equipment for Swimming Pool at Clacton Leisure Centre in October

Work will begin to install a new air conditioning system at Clacton Leisure Centre’s Swimming Pool in October.

Rejection for assisted living scheme in the countryside

A proposal to build a property to house assisted living and staff accommodation in the open countryside has been turned down.

Commercial building set to make way for new homes

A tyre-fitting workshop at the start of Walton’s High Street looks set to make way for eight new homes and a shop.

Travellers leave recreation ground before court action taken

Travellers who pitched up at Clacton’s Vista Road Recreation Ground at the weekend have now left the site before court action was needed.

Top time triallist gets a taste of Clacton

Top British time triallist James Gullen got a taste of Clacton in preparation for next month’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

Vacant industrial site to be taken over by building firm

Vacant units on an industrial site which have been empty for around 10 years are to be taken over by a building firm.

Council investigation into allegation that forms were dumped in bin

Tendring District Council (TDC) is currently in the process of delivering voter registration forms to almost 70,000 households across the District.

Clinicians publish pharmacy opening times for bank holiday

Clinicians across north east Essex have today published a list of pharmacies that will be open across Colchester and Tendring during bank holiday Monday 28th August.

Views sought on the creation or abolition of Parishes in Tendring

Views are being sought on whether new parish or town councils should be created in Tendring - or whether any should be abolished.