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Hopes for five new homes dashed

A scheme to demolish commercial and agricultural buildings to make way for five detached new homes has been thwarted.

Plans for home in open countryside rejected

A scheme to build a new house in the open countryside in Kirby Cross has been rejected.

Small development on farmland turned down

A small development of five detached homes on farmland in Ardleigh has been turned down.

Major development on edge of village refused

A major development of homes, care units, holiday units and a health centre on the edge of Thorpe has been refused.

More than 200 advert signs removed around Tendring in one day

A crackdown has been launched on illegal advert signs on the highways around Tendring with more than 200 removed on the first day.

Talks progressing on bringing motor sport event to Tendring

Talks are on-going in the bid to bring a money-spinning motor sport event to Tendring next year.

Company’s plans for new offices and fisherman’s lodge have been sunk

Hopes of Anglian Water Services Ltd creating new offices for 150 staff on a grassed area at Ardleigh Reservoir have been sunk.

Former police station collared for two homes

A former village police station looks set to be converted into two new homes.

Trio queueing up on runway for Clacton Airshow 2017

Three more exciting flight display teams are queueing up on the runway to join the action at Clacton Airshow 2017.

Drive thru restaurant to get an upgrade

A McDonald’s drive thru restaurant has an upgrade on the menu.

Come and enjoy free family fun day at Clacton Leisure Centre

Clacton Leisure Centre is putting on a free family fun day on Sunday 2 July.

Caravans to replace burnt out cottage on vacant site

A holiday park is set to replace a burnt out cottage with eight new static caravans on a piece of land.

Travellers move off country park over the weekend

A group of Travellers moved off a country park on the outskirts of Clacton over the weekend before legal steps were required to evict them.

Plea to shops and pubs: Don't sell alcohol to drunk people!

A new plea has gone out to shops, pubs and clubs across Tendring not to sell alcohol to people who are already drunk.

Riding school’s licence revoked by Council

A riding school in Holland-on-Sea has had its licence revoked by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Homeowner loses appeal over second enforcement notice

A homeowner in Mistley has been given six months to make changes at his property due to the unauthorised use of a building as a self-contained dwelling.

Fly-tipping dumped in parish cemetery

Household waste, tree-cuttings, a child’s bike and empty beer bottles have all been dumped in a village cemetery close to headstones.

Clock running down to deadline for Tendring Blue Ribbon Awards

Time is fast running out to put forward nominations for the prestigious Tendring Blue Ribbon Business Awards 2017.

Travellers pitch up at country park

A group of Travellers pitched up at a country park on the outskirts of Clacton overnight.

Red light for large garage block

A Government inspector has called a halt to plans to build a triple garage block at a property in Harwich.