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Wreaths laid to commemorate D-Day

Wreaths were laid at Clacton War Memorial over the weekend to mark the 76th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied assault on Normandy in the Second World War.

Theatre playing role in recovery of the arts

Clacton’s Princes Theatre is looking at ways of supporting a return to the arts upon further relaxation of lockdown rules.

Harwich business redecorating thanks to Mayflower grant scheme

A hairdresser’s salon in Harwich is being revamped with help from Tendring District Council (TDC).

Thank you to Tendring volunteers as Essex Unites to help the vulnerable

For all of the impacts Coronavirus has had on our lives, one aspect which has shone through is the spirit of people – and Tendring is no exception.

Grow your own launches in Tendring

Residents all over Tendring are being urged to reach for their garden forks and spades to take part in a new community initiative to ‘Stay At Home, Grow Your Own’.

Visitors told to walk their rubbish home

Visitors to the Essex Sunshine Coast and Tendring’s open spaces are being reminded to take their rubbish home with them.

Discretionary business grant scheme launched for firms affected by Covid-19

A new grant scheme to support small businesses affected by Covid-19 has been launched by Tendring District Council (TDC), with support of up to £25k on offer.

Shoppers and businesses both urged to prepare for re-opening

2.30pm 3 June 2020: As non-essential retail looks set to recommence later this month, businesses are being urged to make sure they are ready to open in a Covid-secure way.

Plea to beachgoers to be responsible after sea rescue

A drunk man trying to win a bet had to be rescued by Tendring District Council’s Beach Patrol after his inflatable began drifting out to sea.

Households to receive leaflet about funding for home improvement works

Households around Tendring are set to receive a leaflet in the coming weeks about a scheme to fund – either partially or fully – energy efficiency works on their home.

Free wedding worth £5k up for grabs from Princes Theatre for lucky key worker

A free wedding is up for grabs for one lucky engaged key worker through a competition from the Princes Theatre.

Visitors to Essex Sunshine Coast reminded there is little to do during Covid-19 lockdown

21 May 2020 6pm: Ahead of the Whitsun bank holiday weekend day trippers considering a trip to Tendring’s coastline are being reminded if they come there is little to do during their visit.

Vulnerable in Tendring urged to continue to shield

22 May 2020 11.45am: Although lockdown measures have been relaxed for many, the most vulnerable residents in Tendring are being reminded that they should continue to shield.

Views sought on plans for the future of Clacton town centre

In recent years, Clacton Town Centre, like many others across the country, has been suffering from decreasing footfall and a drop in trade as the popularity and convenience of on-line and out of town shopping has risen sharply.

Proposed housing development in Alresford rejected by Planning Inspector

Plans for a 40-home development in Alresford have been rejected by a Planning Inspector.

Proposed hotel, shop and restaurant complex in Clacton dismissed by Planning Inspector

Proposals for a hotel along with retail and restaurant units on a site in Clacton town centre have been dismissed by a Planning Inspector.

Town Hall Lit Up To Commemorate Year Of Nurse And Midwife

Tendring District Council (TDC) has shown its support for nurses and midwives across the world by lighting up one of its buildings last night (Tuesday, 12 May).

Planning Inspector gives local authorities way forward for their joint Section One Local Plan

The government-appointed Planning Inspector examining the joint part of Braintree, Colchester and Tendring councils’ Local Plan has said the plan can be made sound and the proposed Garden Community on the Tendring/Colchester Border can proceed, but two others should be removed.

Car parks to re-open as Tendring moves into step one of lockdown relaxation

Car parks in Tendring are to be re-opened in line with the Government’s phased recovery plan to bring the country out of lockdown.

Council standing by to give out business support grants once detail is announced

7 May 2020 3.45pm: Details are beginning to emerge of additional Government support for businesses affected by Coronavirus – and Tendring District Council (TDC) is standing by to hand out grants as soon as it can.