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Leader of council to write to minister over improvements needed at Manningtree railway crossing

Neil Stock, leader of Tendring District Council (TDC), is to write to the Secretary of State for Transport to raise concerns over a vital railway crossing at Manningtree.

Tendring must be poised to take advantage of potential opportunities from Brexit says council leader

Brexit could bring big opportunities for the port town of Harwich and the district – and Tendring District Council (TDC) must be poised to grab them, the authority’s leader has said.

Council working with other agencies to look at beach safety measures

Tendring District Council (TDC) is working with lifesaving agencies to look at ways of improving beach safety along its coastline.

Council welcomes nursery's indication it will appeal enforcement notice over Winter Wonderland site

An indication given by a local business that it will appeal against an enforcement notice issued by Tendring District Council (TDC) has been welcomed by the authority.

Hero cleaner helps save man who fell unwell in Clacton toilets

A cleaner has been hailed a hero after his efforts helped save a man who fell unwell in seafront toilets.

Chairman to cook up a storm in aid of Macmillan cancer charity

Tendring District Council (TDC) Chairman Mark Platt is swapping his chains of office for apron strings as he prepares to cook up a storm to raise dough for charity.

Mary celebrates 50 years of service to the council

A dedicated planning officer has celebrated serving people in Tendring for 50 years as a local government official.

New leisure and tourism app to be developed by council

A mobile smartphone app is to be developed by Tendring District Council (TDC) to promote leisure and tourism within the district.

Princes Theatre to be lit up in pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

Clacton’s Princes Theatre will be lit up in pink and blue this week in support of Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Love Essex re-launches its Crime Not To Care campaign

Love Essex, a partnership of Essex councils and businesses, is re-launching its #CrimeNotToCare campaign to remind residents they could be adding to the fly-tipping problem if they don’t comply with their duty of care to keep their waste out of the hands of rogue traders.  

Independent people sought to maintain standards and review Members' allowances at councils

Independent people are sought to maintain high standards of councillors’ conduct and review councillors’ allowances.

Invite to information event on preparing for winter

A Be Safe: Winter Ready event is being held in Tendring to encourage people to get ready for winter.

Landlords reminded extension of licensing for Houses of Multiple Occupation has come into force

Landlords are being reminded that many more shared houses and flats are now covered by a mandatory licensing scheme for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) after a rule change which came into force on Monday, October 1.

Works well underway on £5m cliff stabilisation scheme for Holland-on-Sea

Contractors have begun works on a £5million scheme to stabilise and improve cliffs in Holland-on-Sea.

Boxing returns to Clacton after almost 80 years

Professional boxing is making a welcome return to Clacton after almost 80 years away from the town.

Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair gives thousands the opportunity to find fresh future

People queued up to see what fresh future might await them at the Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair today (Tuesday, October 2).

Businesses who work with animals being made aware of new regulations coming into force

Companies whose business involves animals are being written to advising them of new national rules.

Volunteer restores Burma Star Memorial in Clacton

A kind-hearted volunteer has lovingly restored a war memorial along Clacton seafront.

Fundraising and awards success for two shows staged at Princes Theatre

Two shows staged at Clacton’s Princes Theatre release have seen success in different ways.

Halloween fun for all the family returns to Princes Theatre

There will be spooky goings-on in Clacton’s Princes Theatre during the half term break as the spooktacular Monster Ball returns for another year.