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Scheme for 300 homes in Dovercourt can be built after developer addresses speed concerns

A development of 300 new homes in Dovercourt has been given the go-ahead after the applicant addressed concerns over speeding.

Go-ahead for Frinton shop to be sub-divided into three

An empty shop in Frinton has been given planning permission to be converted into three retail units.

Fun for all at Brightlingsea Sports Centre open day

Visitors to Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Brightlingsea Sports Centre were given a chance to try something new during the centre’s open day on Saturday.

Planning Committee Chairman to ask County Hall to consider restrictions on roadworks during peak times

Essex County Council (ECC) is to be asked if it will consider what it can do to reduce the number of roadworks on key routes through Tendring during peak tourist season.

Green light given for 84 new homes in Alresford

A developer’s plans for 84 new homes in Alresford have been given the green light by Tendring District Council’s Planning Committee.

Harwich businesses to feature at Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair

Harwich businesses will feature prominently at this year’s Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair.

Garden centre told to stop trading ilegally - including its Winter Wonderland

An enforcement notice has been served telling a Clacton business to stop trading because its poor access leads to highway problems and it does not have the correct planning permission.

Your chance to review proposed polling arrangements

Proposals on where polling districts – and polling stations – are located during elections in Tendring have been published for people to review.

Clacton seafront welcomes Hindus for festival ceremony

The Hindu ceremony of Ganesha Visarjan at Clacton sea front on Sunday (September 16) was attended by hundreds of people.

Multi-million pound wind farm maintenance centre in Harwich given green light

Proposals for a new multi-million pound offshore wind farm maintenance centre in Tendring have been given the green light – securing around 60 jobs in the district.

Powers to fine rogue landlords approved

Senior councillors have today agreed proposals giving Tendring District Council (TDC) powers to fine rogue landlords up to £30,000 if they do not properly maintain their properties.

£130k refurbishment of Brightlingsea toilets agreed - and Clacton loos to remain free

Plans to spend £130,000 improving public toilets in Brightlingsea have been agreed.

Check of council tenants results in nine properties being re-allocated

Nine council homes have been re-allocated to people on Tendring District Council’s waiting list following a tenancy audit.

Clacton Town Centre working group set for first meeting

A new working group looking at issues and opportunities for Clacton town centre will meet for the first time later this month.

Harwich week of action to tackle loan sharks

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) is working in partnership with Tendring District Council to deliver a new campaign to raise awareness of loan sharks in Harwich and Dovercourt.

Walton boat builder trawling for apprentice at Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair

A boat builder based in Walton-on-the-Naze is hoping to find a new apprentice to take on the trade at next month’s Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair.

Find out more about dealing with fly tipping and dog fouling at Harwich advice day

Harwich and Dovercourt residents can find out what they can do to help Tendring District Council (TDC) tackle fly-tipping and dog fouling during an advice day.

Four top animal welfare RSPCA gongs awarded to Tendring District Council

Teams at Tendring District Council (TDC) have picked up four animal welfare awards from the RSPCA – including a prestigious platinum award.

Heritage programmes found in late Princes Theatre-goer's home

Historical programmes from Clacton’s Princes Theatre, dating back more than 60 years, have been added to the venue’s archive after they were rescued from a theatre-lover’s home.

Rogue landlords could face fines for poor properties

Rogue landlords could face fines of up to £30,000 if they fail to maintain their properties under new powers being considered by Tendring District Council (TDC).