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Clacton chosen as the first town in Essex to welcome high street fashion brand PEP&CO

PEP&CO teams up with Poundland to create new ‘shop-in-shop’ in Clacton-on-Sea

Thumbs up for final details on homes

Final details of a scheme to build two new homes on an overgrown paddock area in Great Holland have been given the thumbs up.

Plans for homes in isolated location refused

A proposal to build two new homes in an isolated location between Thorpe and Weeley has been refused.

Promoting Clacton continues to pay dividends

A successful TV advertising campaign to promote Clacton is to be continued for a third year - and expanded.

Restaurant plans to make way for new homes off the menu

Plans to demolish a village’s restaurant and pub and replace it with four new homes and a convenience store have been taken off the menu.

Scheme for homes on nursery site rejected

Hopes of building three new detached homes on a village nursery site have been dashed.

Decision made to move meetings to after General Election to avoid potential campaigning

A decision has been taken to move three important Tendring District Council (TDC) meetings to after the General Election next month.

Getting ready to saddle up for Tour De Tendring

More than 1,000 cyclists are getting ready to saddle up and ride the roads in this year’s Tour de Tendring.

Chairman takes the lead with charity dog walk

A sponsored walk is being held in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind UK.

Clacton commemorates VE Day with service at Clacton War Memorial

War veterans, organisations and residents stood side by side to commemorate the end of the Second World War in Europe on Clacton seafront today.

New Chairman for Tendring District Council

Frinton businessman Mark Platt is the new Chairman of Tendring District Council (TDC).

Inspector clears way for new home

A Government Inspector has cleared the way for a new home to be built to the side of an existing property in Elmstead Market.

Changes to shopfront outlawed by Inspector

Proposed changes to a shopfront in Dovercourt’s Conservation Area have been outlawed by a Government Inspector.

Bungalow plans rejected

Plans to build a three-bedroom detached bungalow on a plot of land in Ardleigh have been rejected.

1930’s home to make way for new property

A 1930’s property which has been extended several times is to be knocked down to make way for a new home in Alresford.

New home hopes dashed

Hopes of building a new home behind a property in Great Bentley have been dashed by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Property to be built on horse paddock at farm

A scheme to build a new property on a horse paddock at a farm in Bradfield has been given the green light.

Change of use for showroom at commercial site

A showroom and trade area at a commercial site in Ardleigh looks set to be converted to office use.

World famous Red Arrows double up for Clacton Airshow

The highlight of any airshow, the world famous Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team the Red Arrows, will be doubling up at Clacton again this year.

Robin Hood to get a facelift

A listed pub on the outskirts of Clacton is in line for an upgrade to its catering facilities.