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Reminder to residents of details of Tendring rally


As 125 rally competitors head to Tendring for the second Corbeau Seats Rally run by Chelmsford Motor Club, local residents are being reminded of event details to help keep disruption to a minimum.

Exciting Princes Theatre summer programme revealed

The Summer programme for Clacton’s Princes Theatre has been released with a top line-up.

Nominations open for Tendring Youth Awards

Inspiring stories of young people from around the district are being sought as nominations open for the 2019 Tendring Youth Awards.

Water safety message being rolled out to Tendring schools

Tips and advice on staying safe in water are being delivered to pupils across the district through a new Train the Trainer scheme.

Nominations open for elections in late May

Nominations have re-opened today for the postponed election to Tendring District Council (TDC) of two councillors to represent St Osyth.

Election of district councillors for St Osyth to be delayed

The election of two district councillors for the ward of St Osyth on Tendring District Council (TDC) is to be delayed following the sad death of a candidate.

Residents reminded of changes to waste collection days over Easter break

Residents in Tendring are being reminded of changes to their waste collection days during the Easter break.

Beach Patrol help co-ordinate rescue for stricken yacht

Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Beach Patrol staff helped to co-ordinate a rescue for a yacht in difficulties off the Essex coastline yesterday (Sunday, April 8).

Swimathon at leisure centres raises funds for two charities

A swimathon held at Clacton Leisure Centre, Walton and Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles has raised money for two charities.

Deal proposed to put Clacton Queen under community ownership

A deal to hand over the Clacton Queen to its Steam Preservation Society in a private sale is being considered by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Candidates revealed for local elections as deadline looms for residents to register to vote

Those standing for election to Tendring District Council (TDC) and town and parish councils in the area have been revealed after the nominations deadline passed yesterday (Wednesday, April 3).

Woodland to be created on Clacton recreation ground

A woodland is to be planted on a section of a Clacton recreation ground after Tendring District Council (TDC) partnered with Trees for Cities.

New pantomime company to set the scene at Princes Theatre this Christmas

A new production company has been chosen to stage the Christmas pantomime at Clacton’s Princes Theatre.

New seating plan launched for Princes Theatre

New seating arrangements are being introduced in Clacton’s Princes Theatre after a consultation with audiences.

Former toilet block set to become cafe with loo open to public

A former public toilet is to get a new lease of life as a café – set to include a toilet open to all.

Council will not contest appeal over plans for 280 home development in Weeley

Tendring District Council (TDC) will not contest a planning appeal over proposals for 280 homes, a school and offices in Weeley following independent legal advice.

Animal action day to be held in Jaywick Sands this week

Vets and Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Dog Wardens will be on hand to help pet owners in Jaywick Sands on Friday (March 29).

Pride of Tendring Awards 2019

Community stalwarts from across Tendring have been recognised at a sparkling ceremony in the Pride of Tendring awards 2019.

County healthy eating initiative praised by judges at national awards

An Essex-wide healthy food scheme led by Tendring District Council (TDC), Basildon Council and Brentwood Council has been praised by judges at a recent national awards ceremony.

Authority confirms it is not working with company over council tax bands

Tendring District Council (TDC) is confirming to residents that it is not working with a company over re-evaluating bands for council tax rates.