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Plans approved for Starlings redevelopment

Proposals to transform a derelict site in Dovercourt into a car park, public toilets and events space have been given the go-ahead.

Young theatre stars raise cash for charity in memory of friend

A performance by a local youth theatre group has raised more than £2,000 for a cancer charity in memory of one of their company.

Tea dance held for service veterans

A tea dance for Armed Forces veterans was held at the Princes Theatre last week (Thursday 23 September).

Planning permission granted for new housing development in Jaywick Sands

A planning application for new homes in the Brooklands area of Jaywick Sands has been given the green light.

Limited road closures confirmed for Women's Tour event

Final preparations are underway to bring an elite cycle race to the area next month.

Street Action Day held in Brooklands

A day of action to tackle social issues was held in Jaywick Sands last week.

Beat the Street launches in Harwich

Residents in Harwich and the surrounding area can turn physical activity into points – and prizes – with a fun new initiative in the town.

Chairman supports Battle of Britain Day services

Tribute was paid to “the few” by Tendring District Council (TDC) chairman Jeff Bray at services marking Battle of Britain Day (Wednesday, 15 September).

Government planning reforms put on hold after motion passed by Tendring District Council

A motion calling on the Government to protect the rights of people to object to planning applications was unanimously passed by Tendring District Council (TDC) last week (Tuesday, 14 September).

Clacton Leisure Centre helping to Kit Out The Nation

Sports clothes and equipment are being collected by Clacton Leisure Centre as part of the BBC’s Kit Out The Nation initiative.

Council to show support for Baby Loss Awareness Week

Support for parents who have lost a young child is being shown by Tendring District Council (TDC) next month.

No rent charge for community groups under council scheme for this year

Rent due to Tendring District Council (TDC) from community groups have been waived for this financial year.

Festive events could qualify for support grant

Organisers of events linked to Hallowe’en, Christmas or Clacton 150 could qualify for a grant towards the festivities.

Excitement builds for Women's tour as race heads to North Essex

With just three weeks to go until Britain’s premier female cycle race comes to north Essex, excitement is building along the route.

Have your say on future of Tendring Sports Centres

Views are being sought on the future of Tendring’s two sports centres..

Covid support grants totalling £56million help more than 2,000 Tendring businesses

Businesses in Tendring have received more than £56million in Covid support grants since the start of the pandemic.

Village votes in favour of Neighbourhood Plan

A Tendring village has voted in support of a new neighbourhood plan.

Coat of Arms designed for Clacton's anniversary as part of school competition

Schoolchildren designed alternative coats of arms for Clacton in a competition to mark the town’s 150th birthday.

Tendring offers support to Afghan interpreters seeking refuge in the UK

Afghan interpreters who supported our British Armed Forces are being offered help in Tendring.

Merchant Navy Day marked with raising of the Red Ensign

Clacton Town Hall raised the Red Ensign flag today (Friday, 3 September) to mark Merchant Navy Day.