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Application for 300 new homes in Dovercourt deferred

Proposals to build 300 homes in Dovercourt have been deferred by Tendring District Council (TDC) while more information is sought.

KFC drive-thru plans are refused

A new KFC drive-thru and restaurant cannot be built in Ardleigh, councillors have ruled.

Fires involving Asbestos Containing Material

Advice from Public Health England regarding fires involving asbestos containing material

Opportunity to develop A120 as dual carriageway from Horsley Cross to Harwich

The Government is looking at a major upgrade of the A120 in Tendring between 2020-25 it was revealed at a full Council meeting last night.

Efforts to create 999 memorial garden in Essex backed

A 999 memorial garden for Essex has been backed in principle during a meeting of Tendring District Council (TDC).

Councillors who do not attend own meeting at least once every four months to be reported to Council under new rule

Councillors must go to at least one full council meeting or to a committee which they are a member of under a new section added to Tendring District Council’s Constitution.

Car rally supported by Tendring District Council

Councillors have voted in support of a car rally taking place around Tendring next month.

Impact of Brexit to be monitored by Council

A study looking at the impact of Brexit on Tendring will not be carried out by the District Council – but officers will continue to monitor the situation.

Ambitious’ Tendring ‘punching above its weight’ reveals Council Leader in annual speech

A recent independent review says Tendring District Council (TDC) is “ambitious” and “punching above its weight”, the Council’s leader revealed tonight.

Swimming pool timetable review will soon be underway at Dovercourt pool

Work is ongoing looking into potentially fully re-opening a swimming lane at a Tendring pool.

Council to withdraw its membership of national parking scheme

Tendring District Council (TDC) will not be renewing its membership of a national parking organisation in protest at the practices of some affiliates.

New Historic Harwich tourism website goes live

A new tourism website promoting Harwich and Dovercourt as a tourism destination has gone live. The site provides visitors with details of events, places to eat and stay, and things to do, in the town.

More than £1,000 raised for Sport Relief at Tendring Leisure Centres

Staff and visitors to Tendring District Council-run leisure centres have raised hundreds of pounds for Sport Relief with a series of events.

Easter 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 over the Easter Bank Holiday.

Action day in Dovercourt takes services to people’s doorsteps

A Street Action Day (SAD) has been hailed a success in addressing issues in a Dovercourt road.

Parking charges not to rise in Tendring

Reassurance has been given that off-street car parking charges in Tendring are not set to rise.

Benches installed in bid to prevent anti-social behaviour in Jaywick Sands

New benches have been installed on a beach in Jaywick Sands in response to concerns from the community about anti-social behaviour.

Two out-dated sheltered housing schemes to be closed

Two sheltered housing schemes which are no longer fit for purpose are to be closed by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Wheelie bins to be introduced in Tendring

Most homes in Tendring are to be issued with a wheelie bin from next summer after changes were agreed to a waste contract.

Free composting event to bloom in Dovercourt

If you are green-fingered and itching to get back out into your garden or allotment, then a composting event in Dovercourt may be for you.