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Tree planting in Cliff Park Dovercourt is a hit

An initiative from a member of the Harwich Society’s Gardening Club came to fruition on Saturday when a number of fruit trees were planted in Cliff Park, Dovercourt.

Tendring District Council signs the pledge to change how we all think and act about mental health

Tendring District Council (TDC) has today signed an employer pledge with Time to Change, the growing social  movement run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness which supports people to open up to mental health problems. By signing, TDC is committing to change the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace.

Inclusive sports programme arrives in Clacton

Residents who find it difficult to access mainstream physical activity and sporting sessions can now enjoy a variety of sports at Clacton Leisure Centre, thanks to the arrival of the award-winning Sport For Confidence programme, supported by Tendring District Council.

Exciting changes to rally route revealed as residents' handbooks are issued

Details of this year’s Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring and Clacton are being published as the organisers gear up for another top event.

Former isolation hospital site in Dovercourt to be sold by council

The site of a former isolation hospital in Dovercourt and the car park in Main Road is to be sold off by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Mayflower sculpture to be installed on approach to Harwich

A sculpture of The Mayflower is to be installed on a roundabout on the approach to Harwich as part of the town’s celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the ship’s sailing.

Town Hall lit up in support of Help for Heroes' Cut the Clock campaign

Clacton Town Hall lit up last week (Thursday, February 14) as part of a national initiative supporting armed forces veterans.

Fruit trees to be planted in Dovercourt's Cliff Park

A number of fruit trees will be planted in a Dovercourt park next month in a bid to boost pollination and support wildlife.

Work begins on substation to support new homes in Jaywick Sands

Work began today (Friday, February 15) on a substation which will provide electricity for new homes in Jaywick Sands.

Revamped toilets in Brightlingsea re-opening to the public after £130K refurbishment

Newly revamped toilets in Brightlingsea re-open to the public on Monday (February 18) after a £130,000 refurbishment scheme, commissioned and supervised by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Star-studded cast revealed for Easter Pantomime at Princes Theatre

A stellar cast will be treading the boards at Clacton’s Princes Theatre for this year’s Easter Pantomime.

North Essex Garden Communities receives million-pound backing from Government

North Essex Garden Communities (NEGC) is to receive £1million of Government funding, it has been announced.

Town hall to be lit up as part of Help for Heroes' Cut the Clock campaign

People are invited along to see part of Clacton Town Hall lit up as part of a national charity initiative.

Local Plan process is clear and transparent

Three north Essex councils are reminding residents of the next steps in the development of their shared Local Plan.

Free internet safety sessions on offer to parents

Parents are being invited to find out how to make sure their children stay safe online at a free training session.

Call for memories of council housing as part of centenary celebrations

Former and current council housing tenants are being asked to share their memories and experiences as part of a commemorative event marking 100 years of council homes.

Budget agreed to enable can-do council to continue to punch above its weight

Tendring District Council (TDC) has agreed its budget for the coming financial year to allow the authority to continue to “punch above its weight”.

Programme of 2020 events for Harwich celebrating Mayflower 400 is shaping up

Event organisers are working together in Harwich and Dovercourt to pull together an exciting programme for next year.

Raft of activities on offer for youngsters at Tendring leisure centres during February half term

A wide range of activities are taking place across Tendring District Council-run leisure centres this coming half term to keep youngsters entertained during the school holiday.

Appeal launched after plans for 485 homes and employment land in Mistley turned down

Developers behind plans to build 485 homes and employment units, including cafes and offices, on land in Mistley have lodged an appeal after Tendring District Council (TDC) refused the scheme planning permission.