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Summer policing operation in Clacton proves a success

A police initiative putting extra patrols on the streets of Clacton during the summer season has been hailed a success.

Tendring4Growth event promotes district to new audience at Houses of Parliament event

Investment opportunities in Tendring were promoted to government ministers and businesses at a Parliamentary event held on Wednesday, October 24.

Princes Theatre awarded Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor

Clacton’s Princes Theatre has been awarded a Certificate of Excellent by a leading online review site.

Council raises more than £1,200 for Macmillan

A series of coffee mornings held by Tendring District Council (TDC) in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Charity have raised more than £1,200.

Find out if your home will have a wheelie bin as new posters go live on dustbin lorries

Residents in Tendring are able to find out now whether or not they will have a wheelie bin when a new waste collection system is introduced next summer.

Community Safety Partnership wins £2k grant from Tesco's Bags of Help scheme

Tendring Community Safety Partnership is delighted to announce it has bagged £2,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.

Councils set out Garden Community proposals timeline

Proposals to create new Garden Community developments across North Essex could go before the Government Planning Inspector next year.

House belonging to captain of The Mayflower to become visitor attraction in 2020

The house which once belonged to the captain of The Mayflower – the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to America – is to be opened as a tourist attraction to mark the 400th anniversary of the boat’s historic sailing.

Speed warning banner put up outside Great Bromley School

A new warning banner has been put up outside a Great Bromley school urging drivers to reduce their speed as they pass.

Historic Harwich pub listed as Asset of Community Value

A historic pub in Harwich is to be added to the register of Assets of Community Value.

Tendring must be poised to take advantage of potential opportunities from Brexit says council leader

Brexit could bring big opportunities for the port town of Harwich and the district – and Tendring District Council (TDC) must be poised to grab them, the authority’s leader has said.

Leader of council to write to minister over improvements needed at Manningtree railway crossing

Neil Stock, leader of Tendring District Council (TDC), is to write to the Secretary of State for Transport to raise concerns over a vital railway crossing at Manningtree.

Council working with other agencies to look at beach safety measures

Tendring District Council (TDC) is working with lifesaving agencies to look at ways of improving beach safety along its coastline.

Chairman to cook up a storm in aid of Macmillan cancer charity

Tendring District Council (TDC) Chairman Mark Platt is swapping his chains of office for apron strings as he prepares to cook up a storm to raise dough for charity.

Council welcomes nursery's indication it will appeal enforcement notice over Winter Wonderland site

An indication given by a local business that it will appeal against an enforcement notice issued by Tendring District Council (TDC) has been welcomed by the authority.

Hero cleaner helps save man who fell unwell in Clacton toilets

A cleaner has been hailed a hero after his efforts helped save a man who fell unwell in seafront toilets.

Mary celebrates 50 years of service to the council

A dedicated planning officer has celebrated serving people in Tendring for 50 years as a local government official.

New leisure and tourism app to be developed by council

A mobile smartphone app is to be developed by Tendring District Council (TDC) to promote leisure and tourism within the district.

Princes Theatre to be lit up in pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week

Clacton’s Princes Theatre will be lit up in pink and blue this week in support of Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Love Essex re-launches its Crime Not To Care campaign

Love Essex, a partnership of Essex councils and businesses, is re-launching its #CrimeNotToCare campaign to remind residents they could be adding to the fly-tipping problem if they don’t comply with their duty of care to keep their waste out of the hands of rogue traders.