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Two home development get's the nod

Plans to build two new homes on a site in Elmstead Market have been given the thumbs up.

Three bungalow scheme refused

A scheme to build three bungalows on land in Great Holland has been turned down.

Plans to demolish former farm buildings and build new home rejected

Plans to knock down a number of former farm buildings and a two-storey structure and replace them with a new home have been rejected.

Staff and Councillors donate almost £450 for presents for children at Nepalese Orphanage

Children living at an orphanage in Nepal will receive Christmas presents again this year thanks to kind-hearted staff and Councillors at Tendring District Council (TDC).

Wedding party takes to panto stage for photos – oh yes they do!

A wedding couple made the most of a break in the run of Clacton’s Princes Theatre’s Christmas panto to use the scenery as an ideal backdrop for photos.

All clear for expansion of High School facilities

New facilities look set to be provided for students at Manningtree High School.

Tendring District Council strengthens links with Armed Forces

The links between Tendring District Council (TDC) and the Armed Forces have been further strengthened by a new appointment.

Plans for two homes in countryside rejected

Plans to build two new homes on a rural site in Ardleigh have been rejected.

Scheme for four homes gets final go ahead

A scheme for four new homes to be built in Great Oakley has been given the final go ahead.

Vacant shop to be converted into two flats

An empty shop in Clacton Town Centre looks set to be converted into two ground floor one-bedroom flats.

Former World War II decoy building to become glamping unit

A former World War II bombing decoy building in the Wix countryside has been given the green light to be used as a glamping unit.

Final details of major housing development on edge of village agreed

Final details of a major housing development on the edge of Thorpe have been agreed.

Action being taken over untidy garden in Harwich

Action is being taken to clear an untidy garden of accumulated rubbish – and the bill of £4,800 will be given to the homeowner.

Bungalow to be demolished for two homes

A bungalow on a site in Great Oakley looks set to be demolished to make way for two new properties.

New measures to be investigated following round the table talks over beach hut arson attacks

A host of new measures are to be investigated following a special meeting set up after a series of arson attacks on beach huts in Walton.

Scheme for two homes turned down

A scheme to build two new homes on paddock land in Brightlingsea has been turned down.

Bed and breakfast plans agreed

A scheme to provide bed and breakfast facilities as part of the restoration of a listed house in Brightlingsea have been given the thumbs up.

Partial success for Council over unauthorised use of chalets

Planning enforcement action taken against the unauthorised use of holiday chalets being lived in all year round on a Dovercourt site has been partially backed by a Government inspector.

Residents to benefit from £5 increase in Council Tax bills

Households in Tendring are to benefit from a likely £5 increase in Council Tax bills next year.

Students return to seafront site to plant bulbs

Green fingered students have returned to a seafront site to continue with their project to help give it a makeover.