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Beware of Council Tax scams

Residents across Tendring are being warned not to get caught out by Council Tax scams.

From fried fish to fried rice

A fish and chip shop in Clacton Town Centre is set to be turned into sit-down Chinese restaurant creating six jobs.

Split decision over golf club plans

Frinton Golf Club has scored a hole in one with plans to turn a manger’s flat into five offices for staff at the site.

Restriction lifted from development

A condition that restricted the use of a new 13 unit development in Clacton to only residents who need care or assistance has been lifted.

Two win £500 worth of training at Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair

Job prospects are on the up for two lucky winners of a £500 training course for forklift drivers.

Advice being taken over legal challenge to planning appeal decision

Legal advice is being taken over a possible challenge to a planning appeal which has given the go ahead for 132 new homes to be built in Clacton.

Disused village chapel to be turned into new home

A disused village chapel in Little Bentley looks set to be converted into a new home.

More parking spaces for commuters

New plans to create extra parking spaces for commuters in Lawford have been given the green light.

Residents asked to move out of Honeycroft due to risk of legionella

Twelve residents have been asked to move out of a sheltered housing scheme in Lawford due to a potential risk of legionella at the site.

Work to start on repairs to Clacton’s historic Venetian Bridge

Work to repair Clacton’s 103-year-old Venetian Bridge will start at the end of the month.

Plans for four new homes refused

Plans to build four new homes on the outskirts of Thorpe have been turned down.

Vineyard gets green light to grow it's facilities

A vineyard in Ardleigh is set to grow its business after being given the green light to expand facilities.

Cliff stabilisation scheme to get underway next year

A major new £5 million scheme to stabilise cliffs along the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastline is set to get underway early next year.

Council issues second batch of enforcement notices to chalet owners at Point Clear Bay

Enforcement notices have been issued to a further 13 owners and occupiers of chalets in Point Clear Bay over the unauthorised use of their holiday homes in the winter.

Twin beside the seaside events could be repeated next year

The success of two Beside the Seaside events in Tendring this summer could lead to them being repeated next year.

Work continues to reduce litter from fast food outlets in Tendring

Work is continuing in a bid to reduce the amount of litter generated from fast food outlets around Tendring.

House rejected at appeal as unsustainable development

A Government inspector has rejected plans to build a new four-bedroom house in between Lawford and Ardleigh.

Getting ready for half term fun and activities in Tendring

A whole week of fun and leisure activities for youngsters has been drawn up at sports centres and pools across Tendring for the coming half term.

Old timber essex barn to be converted into home

An old timber Essex Barn dating back to before 1875 is set to be converted into a new home.

Investigations into fire at Council play area

Investigations are taking place into a blaze at a children’s play area in Harwich which destroyed a large piece of equipment.