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Fundraising events lined-up for Children in Need

A whole host of fundraising events have been lined-up at sports and leisure centres across Tendring to support BBC’s Children in Need.

Tendring online lottery could be a winner

A move to set up an online lottery in Tendring to benefit good causes has taken a step forward.

Tendring’s local Council Tax support scheme to remain unchanged

Working age claimants on low incomes in Tendring are set to continue to receive a maximum 80 per cent discount on their Council Tax bills.

Cabinet halts £90,000 town square scheme

A £90,000 scheme for Walton’s Millennium Square has been halted following concerns being raised by residents.

Tendring prepares for new waste and recycling contract

Tendring District Council (TDC) is preparing its options for delivering waste collection and street sweeping services across the area from 2019.

The National Minimum Wage - are you getting it

By law, almost all workers aged 25 and over must be paid at least the National Living Wage, or, if younger, the National Minimum Wage - an information article from HMRC

Clacton’s Victorian Christmas Market pulls in the crowds

Clacton’s popular charity fundraising Victorian Christmas Market pulled in the crowds at Clacton’s Princes Theatre on Saturday

Government Inspector rejects village day nursery scheme

Hopes of setting up a day nursery in the centre of a village have been dashed by a Government Inspector.

Children work hard to help light up town for festival

Children from two primary schools in Harwich and Dovercourt have been working hard to help make sure their town is well lit up for a festival to be held later this month.

Four new homes for workshop site

A workshop used for repairing horseboxes and trailers in Thorpe is set to be demolished to make way for four new houses.

New improved cafe facility on town seafront

Residents and visitors are set to benefit from a new improved café facility on Brightlingsea seafront which will create eight full-time jobs.

Inspector gives green light to housing development and new doctor’s surgery

A scheme to build 25 homes and a new doctor’s surgery in Great Bentley has been given the green light by a Government Inspector.

Make your views known by taking part in Tendring fear of crime survey

Residents across Tendring are being urged to make their views known about their fear of crime.

Empty shop to be converted into two flats

An empty run down shop on the outskirts of Clacton town centre is set to be converted into two one-bedroom flats.

Project to install new equipment at Swimming Pool on schedule

A £190,000 project to install a new air handling system at Clacton Leisure Centre’s Swimming Pool is progressing on schedule.

Domino’s Pizza set to open up Great Clacton site

Domino’s Pizza is looking to open up part of an empty supermarket site in Great Clacton creating around 20 new jobs.

Plans for fish and chip shop battered

A Government Inspector has turned down plans for a fish and chip shop to operate out of an empty retail unit in Holland-on-Sea.

Development on farmland refused for second time

A second bid to build a development of seven bungalows on farmland at Kirby Cross has been rejected.

Residents get their chance to have say on Garden Community

Residents across Tendring are being given the opportunity to have their say on plans for a Garden Community on the Tendring Colchester borders.

Final quote needed before play equipment can be replaced

Children in Harwich should only have to wait a few more weeks before their play equipment is replaced following an arson attack.