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Garden earmarked for new bungalow

The front garden of a property in North Road, Great Clacton, has been earmarked for a new bungalow.

Are you ready to take the plunge for swimathon 2017?

Swimmers across Tendring are being urged to take the plunge to support Swimathon 2017.

Change of use agreed for business unit

The change of use of a business unit on a Lawford industrial site has been given the all-clear.

Details of housing development approved

The final details of a small housing development in Elmstead Market have been given the all-clear.

Promoting a healthier lifestyle for youngsters

Sports and leisure centres across Tendring have been tempting youngsters away from the iPad and off the sofa to take part in a range of activities this week.

Extra rooms for former care home site

An extra five en-suite bedrooms look set to be created in the loft area of a former care home in Clacton.

Development at village tennis club agreed

Final details of plans to build six new bungalows on part of Little Clacton Tennis Club have been agreed.

Egg business cracks it with plans for storage building

An egg farm in Great Bromley has cracked it with its plans for an agricultural storage building on the site.

Hopes of regularising hostel use thwarted

Plans to retain the use of a former Clacton town centre hotel as a hostel have been turned down.

Businesses in Tendring backing blue ribbon event

Businesses in Tendring are giving their full support to a special awards event set up to celebrate and reward excellence across the board.

Result of by-election for Great and Little Oakley ward on Tendring District Council

Michael Bush of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has been elected to serve on Tendring District Council.

Vacant town centre pub to be demolished to make way for shop and flats

A vacant and boarded up former pub in Clacton Town Centre looks likely to be demolished to make way for a new shop and flats.

Changes to day nursery plans agreed

Changes to plans to provide a new day nursery building at Holland Park School in Clacton have been agreed.

New courses at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Three extra courses are being laid on for customers at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles.

Business expansion approved

A scheme to expand a village business has been given the green light.

Rugby clubhouse scheme gets over the line

Mistley Rugby Club’s plans to build a modern new clubhouse have been given the all-clear.

Former tea room can remain residential

A former village tea room can remain in residential use, Tendring District Council (TDC) has decided.

Extra public meeting on CCG’s Urgent Care review

Clinicians at the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group have announced an additional public meeting later this month to discuss the future of the Walk in Centre in Colchester and the Minor Injury Units in Clacton and Harwich.

Chinese New Year celebrated at Princes Theatre

The Chinese New Year was celebrated in style at Clacton’s Princes Theatre on Saturday.

Confident, constructive and optimistic budget for Tendring

Tendring’s budget for the coming year will continue to build on strong foundations and provide a diverse range of services to residents at a cost of just £3 a week.