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Former gang member holds pupils spellbound

Former London gang member Gavin McKenna gave pupils from across Tendring the value of his experiences which almost cost him his life.

Funding to help reduce energy bills

New grant funding is up for grabs to help residents in Tendring reduce their energy bills.

Help shape the future of housing and employment sites in Tendring

Residents across Tendring are being urged to take part and help shape plans which set out future housing and employment sites in the District.

Clacton Remembers together

More than 4,000 people of all ages packed around Clacton’s Memorial Gardens for today’s Remembrance Day Service.

Formal consultation begins on sheltered housing schemes

Formal consultation is to get underway with residents of two sheltered housing schemes in Lawford and Walton over the possible closure of the sites.

Fundraising events lined-up for Children in Need

A whole host of fundraising events have been lined-up at sports and leisure centres across Tendring to support BBC’s Children in Need.

Tendring online lottery could be a winner

A move to set up an online lottery in Tendring to benefit good causes has taken a step forward.

Tendring’s local Council Tax support scheme to remain unchanged

Working age claimants on low incomes in Tendring are set to continue to receive a maximum 80 per cent discount on their Council Tax bills.

Cabinet halts £90,000 town square scheme

A £90,000 scheme for Walton’s Millennium Square has been halted following concerns being raised by residents.

Tendring prepares for new waste and recycling contract

Tendring District Council (TDC) is preparing its options for delivering waste collection and street sweeping services across the area from 2019.

The National Minimum Wage - are you getting it

By law, almost all workers aged 25 and over must be paid at least the National Living Wage, or, if younger, the National Minimum Wage - an information article from HMRC

Clacton’s Victorian Christmas Market pulls in the crowds

Clacton’s popular charity fundraising Victorian Christmas Market pulled in the crowds at Clacton’s Princes Theatre on Saturday

Council to make legal challenge to planning appeal decision

A legal challenge is to be mounted to a planning appeal decision which has given the all-clear for 132 new homes to be built in Clacton.

New £200,000 inclusive play area for Walton seafront

A new innovative inclusive play area costing £200,000 is to be built on Walton seafront.

Government Inspector rejects village day nursery scheme

Hopes of setting up a day nursery in the centre of a village have been dashed by a Government Inspector.

Four new homes for workshop site

A workshop used for repairing horseboxes and trailers in Thorpe is set to be demolished to make way for four new houses.

New improved cafe facility on town seafront

Residents and visitors are set to benefit from a new improved café facility on Brightlingsea seafront which will create eight full-time jobs.

Children work hard to help light up town for festival

Children from two primary schools in Harwich and Dovercourt have been working hard to help make sure their town is well lit up for a festival to be held later this month.

Inspector gives green light to housing development and new doctor’s surgery

A scheme to build 25 homes and a new doctor’s surgery in Great Bentley has been given the green light by a Government Inspector.

Make your views known by taking part in Tendring fear of crime survey

Residents across Tendring are being urged to make their views known about their fear of crime.