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Exciting events calendar takes shape across Tendring

A bumper line-up of events is shaping up across Tendring, in a boost for local residents, businesses and tourists alike.

30/03/2022
Clacton to host spectacular Tour Series round in May

The Tour Series, the fun, free and family-friendly cycling event, will put on a spectacular show by the sea this spring when it heads to Clacton.

29/03/2022
Historic Harwich lit up by 2022 Illuminate Festival

Crowds enjoyed a carnival atmosphere in Historic Harwich for this year’s Illuminate Festival.

28/03/2022
Promenade re-opens following completion of 2.25million cliff stabilisation scheme

Two sections of promenade along the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea seafront have opened after a multi-million pound engineering scheme to stabilise the cliffs was completed.

25/03/2022
Funding to help jobseekers train as HGV drivers

Funding is being provided by Tendring District Council (TDC) to support jobseekers in the area to train as lorry drivers.

24/03/2022
Memorial trees planted to honour refugees from the Kindertransport

Two native oak trees have been planted in the Harwich area as part of a nationwide campaign to mark the 80th anniversary of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) - the national charity providing social and welfare services to Holocaust refugees and survivors in the UK.

24/03/2022
Pupils given the special effects treatment during Princes Theatre visit

Pupils from Alresford Primary School learnt about special effects during a tour of Clacton’s Princes Theatre.

23/03/2022
Schoolchildren make lanterns to light way in Illuminate procession

Schoolchildren from across Harwich have been making eight large lanterns to join with the torch-lit procession at this week’s Illuminate Festival.

23/03/2022
Council signs Family Friendly Employer Charter

Tendring District Council has shown its commitment to being a flexible workplace by signing up to the Family Friendly Employer Charter.

22/03/2022
Exciting elite cycle event proposed for Clacton

A proposal has been set out to bring an elite professional cycling event to Clacton later this Spring.

21/03/2022
Why not kickstart a weekend away in Historic Harwich with Illuminate Festival?

Visitors heading to Harwich for the sparkling Illuminate Festival are being encouraged to extend their stay in the historic town.

18/03/2022
Cameras to be installed to help keep Clacton swimmers safe

The pool at Clacton Leisure Centre will have a camera system installed to help lifeguards keep swimmers safe.

15/03/2022
Street Tag sees school pupils travel 35,000 miles

Pupils and their families taking part in the Street Tag physical activity game have walked, cycled and otherwise actively travelled more than 35,000 miles – almost one-and-a-half times around the Earth’s equator – in the past three months.

14/03/2022
Commonwealth Flag flies at Clacton Town Hall

A different flag is flying at Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Clacton Town Hall today (Monday, 14 March) to mark Commonwealth Day 2022.

14/03/2022
New town crier for Historic Harwich starts role with fresh livery

Historic Harwich’s new town crier has got stuck into his role bedecked in a bespoke, locally-made livery.

14/03/2022
Renewed commitment made by council to armed forces community

Tendring District Council (TDC) has renewed its commitment to current and former members of the military community by re-signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

10/03/2022
Illuminate Festival programme will light up Historic Harwich

A stunning programme has been unveiled for this month’s Illuminate Festival in Historic Harwich.

10/03/2022
Sports centre users being successfully accommodated during transition period

Ninety per cent of hirers at Brightlingsea and Harwich Sports Centres have already been accommodated as part of the transition of operations at the site.

08/03/2022
Chairman raises almost £3k for local charities

More than £2,750 has been raised for local good causes by Tendring District Council Chairman Jeff Bray during his year in office.

07/03/2022
Clacton Town Hall to mark Commonwealth Day

Tendring residents are invited to join a celebration of Commonwealth Day.

07/03/2022

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