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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.

Crucial Crew event gives advice to older people on staying safe

An event giving advice to older people on staying safe across a whole range of topics returned to Clacton today (Thursday, September 27).

Inspector rules development on edge of Clacton would be harmful after high court decision

A planning inspector has turned down plans for 175 homes on the edge of Clacton.

Employer says going to the Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair could change your life

An employer looking to hire new recruits at next week’s Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair has said those who go along could change their life.

Scheme for 300 homes in Dovercourt can be built after developer addresses speed concerns

A development of 300 new homes in Dovercourt has been given the go-ahead after the applicant addressed concerns over speeding.

Go-ahead for Frinton shop to be sub-divided into three

An empty shop in Frinton has been given planning permission to be converted into three retail units.

Fun for all at Brightlingsea Sports Centre open day

Visitors to Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Brightlingsea Sports Centre were given a chance to try something new during the centre’s open day on Saturday.

Planning Committee Chairman to ask County Hall to consider restrictions on roadworks during peak times

Essex County Council (ECC) is to be asked if it will consider what it can do to reduce the number of roadworks on key routes through Tendring during peak tourist season.

Green light given for 84 new homes in Alresford

A developer’s plans for 84 new homes in Alresford have been given the green light by Tendring District Council’s Planning Committee.

Harwich businesses to feature at Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair

Harwich businesses will feature prominently at this year’s Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair.

Clacton seafront welcomes Hindus for festival ceremony

The Hindu ceremony of Ganesha Visarjan at Clacton sea front on Sunday (September 16) was attended by hundreds of people.

Garden centre told to stop trading illegally - including its Winter Wonderland

An enforcement notice has been served telling a Clacton business to stop trading because its poor access leads to highway problems and it does not have the correct planning permission.

Your chance to review proposed polling arrangements

Proposals on where polling districts – and polling stations – are located during elections in Tendring have been published for people to review.

Powers to fine rogue landlords approved

Senior councillors have today agreed proposals giving Tendring District Council (TDC) powers to fine rogue landlords up to £30,000 if they do not properly maintain their properties.

£130k refurbishment of Brightlingsea toilets agreed - and Clacton loos to remain free

Plans to spend £130,000 improving public toilets in Brightlingsea have been agreed.

Multi-million pound wind farm maintenance centre in Harwich given green light

Proposals for a new multi-million pound offshore wind farm maintenance centre in Tendring have been given the green light – securing around 60 jobs in the district.

Check of council tenants results in nine properties being re-allocated

Nine council homes have been re-allocated to people on Tendring District Council’s waiting list following a tenancy audit.

Harwich week of action to tackle loan sharks

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) is working in partnership with Tendring District Council to deliver a new campaign to raise awareness of loan sharks in Harwich and Dovercourt.

Clacton Town Centre working group set for first meeting

A new working group looking at issues and opportunities for Clacton town centre will meet for the first time later this month.

Walton boat builder trawling for apprentice at Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair

A boat builder based in Walton-on-the-Naze is hoping to find a new apprentice to take on the trade at next month’s Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair.