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Coming home to Clacton for Christmas

It’s almost like coming home for Christmas for actor Ian Summers as he takes his place in the cast of Clacton’s Princes Theatre pantomime this winter.

Final go ahead for four homes on agricultural land

Final details of a scheme to build four new detached homes on agricultural land in Ardleigh have been given the all-clear.

Top turnout for wedding fair at Princes Theatre

Around 300 people turned out for a free wedding fair at Clacton’s Princes Theatre on Sunday.

Second scheme on site rejected

A revised scheme to build a new three-storey home in Point Clear Bay has been rejected.

Small village development gets green light

A small development of a pair of semi-detached houses and a bungalow on land in Little Clacton has been given the green light.

Former registry office to become home

A former registry office in Clacton town centre is set to be turned into a new home.

Action underway to tackle parking issues around schools in Tendring

Action is now well underway to tackle parking issues outside schools and colleges in Tendring – with unannounced patrols set to continue.

Hundreds take a plush new seat for wrestling

Hundreds of grappling fans took a plush new seat to enjoy a night of LDN Wrestling at Clacton’s Princes Theatre.

Tide is turning for Tendring’s tourism industry

A gentle wave of optimism is breaking over Tendring’s tourism industry.

New memorial tree for Mistley

It’s a case of third time lucky for a new Elm tree which has been planted at Mistley War Memorial.

Pressure mounting due to lack of progress on housing developments

Pressure is mounting on Tendring District Council (TDC) to approve more housing schemes due to a lack of progress on the delivery of new homes across the area.

Residents to be consulted over the possible closure of two sheltered housing schemes

Residents of two sheltered housing schemes in Lawford and Walton are to be formally consulted over the possible closure of the sites.

Jobs and Careers Fair comes up with the goods

At least two dozen jobseekers have already found employment as the direct result of the Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair held earlier this month.

New home for empty site in Jaywick Sands

A new three-storey detached home looks set to be built on an empty double plot in Jaywick Sands.

Final go ahead for development of almost 50 homes

The way is now clear for a significant development of almost 50 homes on the outskirts of Clacton.

Firm’s new storage building rejected

Plans to build a new storage building for a firm in Wix have been rejected due to the affect they will have on a number of listed buildings.

Out with the old and in with the new

Contractors are facing a race against time to get more than 300 new seats installed at Clacton’s Princes Theatre ready for the next big event.

Vacant town centre shop to become restaurant

A vacant shop in Clacton town centre is set to become a two-storey restaurant creating around 15 new jobs.

Princes Theatre stages Wedding Fair this weekend

Around 20 businesses have booked space at Clacton’s Princes Theatre Wedding Fair this weekend.

Use it properly – or lose it!

Use it properly or you will lose it! That’s the message to youngsters in Harwich and Dovercourt who play football on the town’s all-weather pitch.