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Scheme for 175 home on edge of Clacton to go before Planning Inspector for a second time

A proposal to build 175 homes on the outskirts of Clacton is to be re-examined by a Planning Inspector.

Proposed taxi fare increases to go to Councillor votes

Plans to increase taxi fares in Tendring will be decided upon by councillors.

New sea wall begins at Walton's Naze

Work has begun constructing a new sea wall to protect part of The Naze at Walton-on-the-Naze.

Benefits recipients in Tendring urged to be prepared for Universal Credit

People in Tendring who receive benefits are being urged to be ready for the introduction of Universal Credit this summer.

Scheme for apart hotel and business unit in central Clacton not up to scratch

A proposal to build three business units and up to 51 holiday flats in central Clacton has been refused by Tendring District Council’s Planning Committee.

Work begins to clear illegal waste site in Jaywick Sands

Contractors for Tendring District Council (TDC) have begun work to clear a large illegal waste site in Jaywick Sands.

Detailed plans for industrial park at Horsley Cross agreed

Details of a scheme for an industrial park at Horsley Cross have been approved by Tendring District Council’s Planning Committee.

Plans for ten homes in Kirby-le-Soken approved by Councillors

Proposals for four bungalows and six houses in The Street, Kirby-le-Soken, have been given the go-ahead by Tendring District Council’s Planning Committee.

Statement of accounts 2017/18 - public inspection

You can view, ask questions about or object to the Statement of Accounts 2017/18 and other related documents, between 1 June and 12 July 2018.

Love Clacton campaign looking to raise its game

A popular campaign aimed at bringing in the visitors to Clacton is looking to up its profile with a stronger presence on social media.

Twilight flights to return to Clacton Airshow for third year

Evening flights will feature at this year’s Clacton Airshow once again, adding an extra dimension to the display.

Tendring District Council seeks urgent meeting with First Essex over proposals for Clacton bus depot

Tendring District Council (TDC) is calling for an urgent meeting with First Essex over the bus firm’s proposal to close its depot in Clacton.

May Day Bank Holiday changes to refuse and recycling collections in Tendring

Residents in Tendring are reminded that their refuse and recycling will be collected a day later next week following the May Day bank holiday on May 7.

Corbeau seats rally TV coverage details revealed

A trailer for coverage of England’s first-ever rally on closed public roads has been published – showcasing the Tendring countryside.

Residents urged to be aware after weather warning issued

Tendring residents are encouraged to be weather aware this weekend after a severe weather warning has been issued by the Met Office.

Children's TV favourites to star at Clacton's Princes Theatre

Stars from popular children’s TV shows will tread the boards at Clacton’s Princes Theatre during the half-term break.

Chairman and vice-chairman of Tendring District Council re-elected for second terms

The chairman and vice-chairman of Tendring District Council were re-elected to second terms of office at a full council meeting this week.

VE Day service at Clacton War Memorial

Residents are being invited to join with war veterans and organisations to commemorate the end of the Second World War in Europe.

Chairman presents charities with almost £27,000 after year of fundraising

Charities have been given a boost of almost £27,000 after a year of fundraising by outgoing Tendring District Council (TDC) Chairman Mark Platt.

Season already underway for Tendring’s Beach Patrol

Tendring District Council’s Beach Patrol has already been working hard as it gears up for another season looking after visitors to the coast.