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Brightlingsea's beaches retain Blue Flag status
Brightlingsea's beaches have retained their Blue Flag status – widely considered the gold standard for beaches – and have once again gained a Seaside Award in recognition of their quality....
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Jayne takes the helm at Brightlingsea Town Council
Independent councillor Jayne Chapman has been chosen as the Mayor of Brightlingsea for the next year, the third time she's […]...
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When Rivers Meet triumph at UK Blues Awards
Brightlingsea-based husband and wife duo When Rivers Meet (WRM) have been voted Blues Band of the Year and became the […]...
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Alan Goggin retains seat on Essex County Council
Alan Goggin has been re-elected to represent the Brightlingsea Division on Essex County Council. Mr Goggin, who was standing for […]...
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New appointments system at Colne Medical Centre
The Colne Medical Centre in Brightlingsea is to introduce a new appointments system from Monday, May 10 after feedback from […]...
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African experience inspires Helena's book
A Brightlingsea woman has published her first novel, using her experience of living in Nigeria in the 1970s as part […]...
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County Council election candidates ask for Brightlingsea's votes
Elections to Essex County Council take place on Thursday, May 6. Brightlingsea Info asked the candidates for the Brightlingsea Division to put forward reasons why they should be elected...
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Nominations open for Tendring Youth Awards
Nominations have opened for the 2021 Tendring Youth Awards, which aim to celebrate the achievements of young people who live, study or work in Tendring and the adults who support them....
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New sports park with cycle track opens in Colchester
Colchester’s newest sporting facility, the Northern Gateway Sports Park – which features a one-mile floodlit cycle track –  opened to […]...
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No crabbing allowed – £100,000 Brightlingsea Heritage Quay jetty will be closed to the public
A £100,000 jetty planned for Brightlingsea Hard will be off limits to the public when it opens in the summer....
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 Dolphins on the hard - eyesore or enhancement?

Should they stay – or should they go? What do you think?

 brightlingsea in pictures

Reflections Brightlingsea harbour on a still early morning – a stunning shot captured by Tony Lopez.

 news in brief

May 13, 2021
Lisa looks to set up group for long covid sufferers
A Brightlingsea woman who caught Covid-19 last October and has been suffering with long covid symptoms since is looking to […]
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May 12, 2021
Three men arrested after catalytic converter theft attempt
Essex police arrested three men in the early hours of May 12 after being called to Red Barn Road, Brightlingsea, […]
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May 12, 2021
WinterFest Wellbeing Fund opens for new round of grants
Brightlingsea WinterFest's Wellbeing Fund is once again offering grants of up to £100 to townsfolk to help improve their mental, […]
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May 12, 2021
Bigger bins on Tendring seafronts
Tendring Council is to install bigger rubbish bins around the district's seafronts - including Brightlingsea. Complaints about overflowing bins were […]
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May 12, 2021
Could you be a town councillor?
Brightlingsea Town Council is looking to co-opt up to four new councillors. Currently there are eight members but there can […]
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May 10, 2021
Hearing advice available from the RNID
If you need advice about hearing problems, there's a local Royal National Institute for the Deaf community support officer to […]
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 roadworks

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Victoria Place
Start date: 
30 Apr, 2021
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High Street
Start date: 
2 May, 2021
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Church Road
Start date: 
6 May, 2021
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Parade in Brightlingsea High Street

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 planning applications

Recent planning applications discussed by Brightlingsea Town Council.
2 Edward Avenue
Erection of part two storey and part single storey rear extension and alterations to existing dwelling
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18 York Road
Erection of two storey rear extension (following demolition of existing conservatory)
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12 Tower Street
Erection of single storey rear extension
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13 Tower Street
Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of planning permission ref: 20/01471/FUL (replace partially demolished garage with annexe). To make the building symmetrical, allowing more light and added escape route in the event of fire
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61-63 High Street
Proposed front extension and alterations to enlarge existing shop by way of conversion of existing garage
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