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Title News Synopsis Release Date
Councils set out Garden Community proposals timeline

Proposals to create new Garden Community developments across North Essex could go before the Government Planning Inspector next year.

22/10/2018
House belonging to captain of The Mayflower to become visitor attraction in 2020

The house which once belonged to the captain of The Mayflower – the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to America – is to be opened as a tourist attraction to mark the 400th anniversary of the boat’s historic sailing.

19/10/2018
Speed warning banner put up outside Great Bromley School

A new warning banner has been put up outside a Great Bromley school urging drivers to reduce their speed as they pass.

17/10/2018
Historic Harwich pub listed as Asset of Community Value

A historic pub in Harwich is to be added to the register of Assets of Community Value.

16/10/2018
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.

15/10/2018
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.

15/10/2018
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.

12/10/2018
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.

10/10/2018
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.

10/10/2018
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.

10/10/2018
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.

09/10/2018
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.

09/10/2018
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.  

08/10/2018
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.

08/10/2018
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.

05/10/2018
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.

05/10/2018
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.

04/10/2018
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).

02/10/2018
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.

02/10/2018
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.

02/10/2018

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