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Princes Theatre comes alive with Shakespeare

Clacton’s Princes Theatre came alive with the works of Shakespeare this week as pupils from five schools staged extracts from the bard’s works.

Keeeeeep dancing for Children in Need

Children in Need fundraising activities in Tendring stepped off with a tea dance at Clacton Leisure Centre.

Initial work on £5 million scheme to stabilise cliffs at Clacton and Holland due to get underway

Initial work is due to get underway on a new £5 million scheme to stabilise cliffs along the coastline at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea.

Travellers leave Jaywick Sands market site

A group of Travellers have left Jaywick Sands Market site before a Court Order could be served on them.

Mobile home plan for worker refused

Plans to put a mobile home on land in Alresford as part of an angling business have been refused.

Company gets green light to improve facilities

A company on Clacton’s Gorse Lane Industrial Estate has been given the green light to expand its facilities.

Blueprint for jobs, homes and prosperity in North Essex set for next milestone

Plans for jobs, homes and economic prosperity through three ‘Garden Communities’ in North Essex will be considered over the coming weeks.

Date set for Frinton by-election

The by-election for the vacant Frinton seat on Frinton and Walton Town Council will be held on Thursday January 19, 2017.

Bungalow development rejected on flooding grounds

Plans to build three new bungalows in the garden of a home in Clacton have been thrown out by a Government inspector over flooding concerns.

Third major development scheme put forward for Jaywick Sands

A developer has put in plans to build a new block of flats in Jaywick Sands.

Appeal for help to trace caravan owner

An appeal for help has been made to trace the owner of a small caravan which was dumped on Holland Marshes.

Barn can be converted into two homes

An agricultural storage barn in Great Bromley is to be converted into a pair of semi-detached homes.

New trees to be planted in Cliff Park

Dovercourt’s Cliff Park is to benefit from a batch of new trees being planted around the site – and volunteers are needed to help with the scheme.

Travellers on market site in Jaywick Sands issued with direction to leave

Travellers who have set up camp on the Jaywick Sands Market site have been issued with a Direction to Leave.

Three homes to be built on paddock land

Three new detached homes look set to be built on paddock land in Ardleigh.

Council agrees new seating policy for MPV taxis

A new seating policy is being introduced for multi-purpose vehicles (MPV) that are licenced as taxis in Tendring.

Pupils rise to the Big Friendly Reading Challenge

Pupils from St Andrews Church of England Primary School in Weeley have proved themselves to be top of the class when it comes to reading.

Crowds flock to Victorian Christmas Market in Clacton

The crowds turned out in force to support a charity fundraising Victorian Christmas Market at Clacton’s Princes Theatre.

Record turnout of around 4,000 for Remembrance Day Service in Clacton

A record turnout of more than 4,000 people packed around the Memorial Gardens for today’s Remembrance Day Service in Clacton.

Hopes of building new homes dashed

Hopes of building two new homes in Bradfield have been dashed.