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Vulnerable in Tendring urged to continue to shield

22 May 2020 11.45am: Although lockdown measures have been relaxed for many, the most vulnerable residents in Tendring are being reminded that they should continue to shield.

Visitors to Essex Sunshine Coast reminded there is little to do during Covid-19 lockdown

21 May 2020 6pm: Ahead of the Whitsun bank holiday weekend day trippers considering a trip to Tendring’s coastline are being reminded if they come there is little to do during their visit.

Views sought on plans for the future of Clacton town centre

In recent years, Clacton Town Centre, like many others across the country, has been suffering from decreasing footfall and a drop in trade as the popularity and convenience of on-line and out of town shopping has risen sharply.

Proposed hotel, shop and restaurant complex in Clacton dismissed by Planning Inspector

Proposals for a hotel along with retail and restaurant units on a site in Clacton town centre have been dismissed by a Planning Inspector.

Proposed housing development in Alresford rejected by Planning Inspector

Plans for a 40-home development in Alresford have been rejected by a Planning Inspector.

Town Hall Lit Up To Commemorate Year Of Nurse And Midwife

Tendring District Council (TDC) has shown its support for nurses and midwives across the world by lighting up one of its buildings last night (Tuesday, 12 May).

Planning Inspector gives local authorities way forward for their joint Section One Local Plan

The government-appointed Planning Inspector examining the joint part of Braintree, Colchester and Tendring councils’ Local Plan has said the plan can be made sound and the proposed Garden Community on the Tendring/Colchester Border can proceed, but two others should be removed.

Car parks to re-open as Tendring moves into step one of lockdown relaxation

Car parks in Tendring are to be re-opened in line with the Government’s phased recovery plan to bring the country out of lockdown.

Council standing by to give out business support grants once detail is announced

7 May 2020 3.45pm: Details are beginning to emerge of additional Government support for businesses affected by Coronavirus – and Tendring District Council (TDC) is standing by to hand out grants as soon as it can.

Public reminded 'Don't Stay, Take it Away' as lockdown continues

5.30pm Wednesday 6 May - Takeaway customers are being reminded they should consume their purchases at home under the Covid-19 lockdown regulations.

No changes to waste collections during bank holiday

Residents in Tendring are being reminded that there are no changes to waste and recycling collections over the May bank holiday weekend.

Opportunity for Mayflower 400 has not yet sailed - and now is the time to get on board

Opportunities for Historic Harwich linked to the Mayflower 400 celebrations have not been dented by Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Reminder to businesses to register for Coronavirus support grants

Businesses across Tendring who are eligible for Government grants during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic are being urged to sign up.

Nominations extended for fifth Tendring Youth Awards as ceremony delayed

The nomination period for the fifth Tendring Youth Awards has been extended to give people more time to put forward young people for celebration.

Pop-up Covid-19 testing centre opening at Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles

Monday 27 April 2020 5.45pm: A pop-up centre testing essential workers for Coronavirus (Covid-19) is being opened at a Tendring District Council (TDC) leisure centre.

Residents urged to commemorate VE Day from their homes

As social distancing requirements have been extended as part of the national response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Tendring residents are being asked to mark VE Day at home.

Confirmation Weeley Crematorium grounds are open to the public

24 April 2020 3pm: The gardens at Weeley Crematorium are open to the public.

Restaurant has licence revoked by council after review

An Indian restaurant and takeaway in Clacton has had its licence taken away by Tendring District Council (TDC) after a review was requested by Essex Police.

Online meeting held by Tendring District Council

A panel of Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Licensing Committee met online today as the authority rolled out a new way of working during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Tendring District Council writes to fundraising veteran for his 100th birthday

A letter of congratulation has been sent to a fundraising veteran hero who raised millions of pounds for charity ahead of his 100th birthday.