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Title News Synopsis Release Date
Princes Theatre boxes clever with prestigious award

Clacton’s Princes Theatre has been recognised as a top boxing venue.

16/01/2020
Judge backs council's decision to refuse plans for Thorpe homes development

A judge has dismissed an appeal for a scheme for 200 homes in Thorpe-le-Soken.

16/01/2020
North Essex Garden Communities receives Government funding

Housing Minister, Rt Hon Esther Mcvey, has yesterday (Tuesday, 14 January 2020) announced a total of £6million of funding to help progress plans for garden towns and villages across the UK. In total, plans across the UK will help deliver up to 200,000 new homes.

15/01/2020
Budget consultation with business ratepayers – 2020/21

Business ratepayers are invited to take part in the budget consultation for 2020/21

10/01/2020
Four approaches to tackling homelessness in new strategy

Four key areas for addressing the issue of homelessness have been set out under a draft Homelessness Strategy from Tendring District Council (TDC).

10/01/2020
Have your say on how bird life around Tendring coastline is protected from house building

New planning guidance for developers is being drawn up to ensure wildlife is protected from additional human and dog visits generated by new housing developments – and the public’s views are wanted on the proposed strategy.

10/01/2020
Careline teams up with local developer and local care service to offer new safety kit for vulnerable people

A watch which allows the wearer to call for help if they have a fall is being offered by Tendring Careline.

08/01/2020
Extra time for comments on large Harwich planning application

Extra time is being permitted for people to register comments on a large Harwich planning application.

08/01/2020
Panto beats box office record - oh yes it does!

This season’s pantomime at Clacton’s Princes Theatre has once again broken the box office record.

03/01/2020
Housing survey in Jaywick Sands receives Government funding

A planned survey of housing conditions in Jaywick Sands will go ahead after receiving £100,000 from the Government.

03/01/2020
Pride of Tendring winners revealed for 2020

Unsung heroes from around Tendring have been recognised in the district’s own version of the New Year’s honours list.

02/01/2020
Tendring will remember Holocaust victims

A ceremony is taking place in Clacton later this month to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

02/01/2020
First look at budget plans for 2020-21

An outline budget for Tendring District Council (TDC) went before Cabinet today (Friday, 20 December) for an initial review.

23/12/2019
Council collects silver award for support to Armed Forces personnel

A silver award has been bestowed upon Tendring District Council (TDC) under the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme.

23/12/2019
Double digit increase in recycling for first full month of new waste service

Recycling rates in Tendring increased by more than 12% in the first full month of the new waste service this year.

23/12/2019
Pledge to rid council of unnecessary single-use plastics by end of 2020

More than £1million has been set aside by Tendring District Council (TDC) to make its buildings more energy-efficient as part of its work to tackle climate change.

23/12/2019
Support for Garden Communities reaffirmed by council leader

“Wholehearted support” for plans to create garden communities in north Essex has been reaffirmed by the Leader of Tendring District Council (TDC).

17/12/2019
Reminder to residents of council opening times over festive period

Residents are being reminded of Tendring District Council’s revised opening times during the festive period.

17/12/2019
Clacton Queen steams for new home as sale to heritage group agreed

The sale of a historic steam engine to the heritage group which has been maintaining it for almost a quarter of a century has been finalised.

13/12/2019
Invite to public to take part in annual Tendring fear of crime survey

People in Tendring are being invited to have their say about their fear of crime.

13/12/2019

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