Read latest council news

Subscribe to our feedThis page displays Council news for the last six months.

For further information, please contact Nigel Brown, Communications and Public Relations Manager on or (01255) 686338.

Title News Synopsis Release Date
Third seafront development for Jaywick Sands

A third residential development for the seafront at Jaywick Sands has been given the go ahead.

Groups share cash windfall to buy equipment

Two groups in the Harwich area are to share a cash windfall of almost £6,000 to buy much-needed new equipment.

Community facilities benefit from Big Society Cash

Two vital community facilities in Clacton are receiving Big Society cash to help complete projects on their premises.

Clacton Pier puts its evacuation plans to the test

Residents should not be alarmed if they see Clacton Pier being evacuated by staff and visitors on Monday evening (February 6).

Chance to train to become a swimming teacher

Residents in Tendring are being offered the chance to train as a fully qualified swimming teacher at a fraction of the normal price.

Inspector gives go ahead for new home

A Government Inspector has given the go ahead for a new four-bedroom home to be built in Frinton.

Café on the menu for office site

A café is to be provided at an office site in Clacton.

New home refused on former nursery site

Plans to build an extra home on part of a former agricultural nursery site in Great Holland’s conservation area have been rejected.

Pig farm set to be redeveloped for new homes

A pig farm in Weeley Heath looks set to make way for 46 new homes.

Voters heading for the polls for Oakleys seat next week

Voters will be heading for the polls next Thursday to elect a Councillor for the vacant seat for the Great and Little Oakley ward on Tendring District Council (TDC).

Village housing scheme gets green light

A scheme to build 14 new homes on a green field site in Weeley has been given the all-clear.

Farm plans get the go ahead

A scheme to build a new home and agricultural buildings on a farm in Great Bromley have been given the go ahead.

Changes at Council property to create fully accessible home

Changes are to take place at a council property to create a fully accessible one-bedroom home for a tenant.

Jaywick Sands community hub will help tackle all residents’ needs

A unit set up to help residents in Jaywick Sands in their search for work is to be extended to create a community hub.

New shower and toilet facilities for caravan park put on ice

Plans to build a new shower and toilet block on a village caravan park have been put on ice.

Increase in development of site allowed

Developers have been given the go ahead to build four new homes on a site originally agreed for three.

Government Inspector rejects five home scheme

A Government Inspector has rejected plans for a new five home development on an open field in Tendring Green.

New investment already paying off

Youngsters have given a new £2,500 facility at Harwich Sports Centre a big thumbs up!

Improvements at ambulance station agreed

Improvements to facilities at Clacton ambulance station have been given the green light by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Hopes of four home development dashed

Hopes of building four new homes on land in Elmstead Market have been dashed by a Government Inspector.