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Quiz to raise funds for voluntary organisation

Residents are being challenged to identify Tendring locations – and raise cash to support local voluntary groups at the same time.

Support for vulnerable in Tendring to continue when shielding ends

A helpline for residents who are vulnerable will continue to operate from Tendring District Council (TDC).

Voters asked to update household information by text

Households are being asked to reply to the annual election canvass by text or online this year.

Increase in number of cases of COVID-19 in Clacton and Harwich

Friday 24 July, 2pm: We have seen the first signs of an increase in cases of COVID-19 in Clacton and Harwich.

No pantomime for Princes Theatre this year

This year’s pantomime scheduled for the Princes Theatre will no longer go ahead due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Transformation Project shortlisted for national award

A project to change the way Tendring District Council (TDC) works has been shortlisted for a national award.

Housing Minister backs approach to rejuvenating Jaywick Sands

A holistic approach to help Jaywick Sands reach its full potential was backed during a ministerial visit to the area today (Thursday, 23 July).

Community groups provide ‘lifeline’ for vulnerable residents new research shows

A ‘lifeline’ is how vulnerable people view community-based groups set up to support them - new research funded by the North Essex Health and Wellbeing Alliance (the Alliance) has shown.

Leisure centres in Tendring poised to re-open

Monday 20 July 2.30pm: Leisure centres across Tendring will open to visitors on Monday (27 July) following their enforced closure during lockdown.

Section of prom closed at Clacton's Martello Bay for works to historic building

A small section of the beach promenade is closed this week at Martello Bay, Clacton, to allow works to take place on a historic building.

Princes Theatre ready to re-open for happy couples to tie the knot

Weddings are set to resume at the Princes Theatre following the lifting of restrictions by the Government.

Historic England awards £118,000 to save historic 19th Century Martello Tower in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

Historic England has awarded a grant of £118,000 towards the repair of Grade II listed and scheduled monument Martello Tower E in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Final preparations underway to reopen Tendring leisure centres

15 July 2020 4.30pm: Leisure centres in Tendring are making final preparations ready to re-open later this month.

New glass recycling banks being installed at Clacton supermarket

New bottle banks have been installed by Tendring District Council (TDC) at a Clacton supermarket.

Tendring District Council's 'Shop Safe' campaign will continue to support high street shops and businesses

As the government allows shops and businesses to re-open, the Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Shop Safe campaign welcomes visitors and residents back to our high streets and town centres in the district.

Virtual inspections ensure food hygiene maintained during lockdown

Food hygiene staff have been carrying out virtual inspections during lockdown to ensure standards are maintained by businesses.

Reminder not to use inflatables in the sea after Beach Patrol rescue

Beachgoers are being reminded of the dangers of using inflatables after Beach Patrol had to rescue two children at the weekend.

Sections of Frinton promenade to be temporarily closed during beach hut repairs

Parts of the promenade at Frinton will be closed for three days while work is carried out on beach huts.

Princes Theatre lit up red as part of national moment to support the arts

Clacton’s Princes Theatre lit up red on Monday evening (6 July) as part of a national event to show commitment for theatres and the arts.

Boost for picturesque landscapes as Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty extended

The government has today (7 July) confirmed the expansion of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (SC&H AONB) - to include part of Tendring.