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Land at Harwich Railway Station could be purchased by council

Tendring District Council (TDC) is to consider purchasing land at Harwich Railway Station.

Ambitious Freeport for East of England to drive jobs and invesment

A new freeport for the East of England could create 13,500 jobs in the region – as part of an investment of more than half-a-billion pounds.

Improvement work grants still available for independent businesses in Harwich and Dovercourt

A grant scheme from Tendring District Council (TDC) offering funds to independent businesses in Harwich and Dovercourt to refurbish is still open.

Tendring selected as national pilot to encourage small housebuilding schemes

A national pilot to encourage more small developers to build affordable homes is being trialled in Tendring.

'We must all play a part in tackling climate change' senior councillor urges

A senior councillor has called on everyone to play their part in tackling the issue of climate change.

Holocaust Memorial Day marked by council

Tendring District Council (TDC) has marked Holocaust Memorial Day today (Wednesday, January 27) in a different way to previous years.

Council adopts first part of its new Local Plan

Tendring District Council (TDC) has formally adopted the first part of its new Local Plan.

Prestigious Investors in People Gold award retained by Tendring District Council

A prestigious award recognising organisations’ quality as an employer has been retained by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Check if your business qualifies for a Covid-19 support grant

Business owners are being encouraged to check if they are eligible for various Covid-19 support grants following a streamlining of the process.

Community champions to support Covid-19 response in Tendring

More than £200,000 has been given to Tendring District Council (TDC) for a project to encourage more people to pick up and follow public health advice around Covid-19.

Less than two months until Census 2021

Households across Tendring will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

Old council laptops to be converted into IT kit for Tendring children

Around 100 old laptops and smart devices no longer needed by Tendring District Council (TDC) are to be converted into tech for children to use for home learning.

Former committee room to be restored at Clacton Town Hall

Planning permission has been given to restore a former committee room at Clacton Town Hall.

Authorities working together to bolster track and trace system

Officers from Tendring District Council (TDC), Essex Police and others are working together to help look after people who should be self-isolating.

Surveys to start on Jaywick Sands market site as project team appointed

A locally based design team has been appointed to oversee a £2million project to create covered market, commercial space and public realm improvements in Jaywick Sands.

Community Covid testing focus moves to rapid tests as pilot scheme ends

Residents in Tendring without Covid-19 symptoms are being encouraged to seek a rapid Coronavirus test.

Extra funding for Tendring groups supporting community through Covid-19

Community groups will be given up to £48,000 through a grant scheme being extended by Tendring District Council (TDC).

Community Covid-19 testing rolled out for Tendring residents

Covid-19 swab tests for Tendring residents who do not have symptoms of the virus are being rolled out from next week.

Residents urged to follow new lockdown measures

As a new national lockdown is called by the Prime Minister, residents and businesses in Tendring are being urged to follow the rules.

Everyone will benefit from Census 2021

Households across Tendring will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring.