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Battle of Britain flight to give a show over Clacton
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) and the Red Arrows can be seen over Clacton next month as the […]...
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Reunited! Max the cat is home again
Max the cat is back home in Brightlingsea after going missing for more than two weeks – and wondering what […]...
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Statutory consultation begins about Brightlingsea Creek navigation concerns
Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners (BHC) have begun a statutory consultation about potential safe navigation issues from Morgan Marine's proposed marina development in Brightlingsea Creek....
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Jet skiers: Harbour authorities get tough on anti-social users
Jet skiers who break speed limits and put other users water users at risk face a hostile reception in Brightlingsea this summer as the harbour authorities step up measures to tackle anti-social behaviour and prevent them launching...
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Line-up announced for Brightlingsea Free Music Festival 2021
The full lineup of acts has been confirmed for the Brightlingsea Free Music Festival 2021, which takes place over the […]...
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Ding Ding! Vaccination bus to visit Brightlingsea Music Festival
Missed out on a first jab? Not had the second yet? Visit Brightlingsea Music Festival on Saturday August 7 and […]...
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Women's Tour bike race to pass Brightlingsea
The penultimate stage of the Women's Tour  – one of the most prestigious cycling races on the international women's circuit […]...
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Crabbing can take place on Town Jetty from Monday
Crabbing can take place on the Brightlingsea’s Town Jetty from Monday when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. The traditional activity - […]...
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New school blocks invade our privacy, say Maltings Road residents
Maltings Road residents have hit out at the "invasion of privacy" they say has been created by a new Colne […]...
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Town on a mission to find missing cat Max
Max, Brightlingsea's most famous feline has gone missing – and there's a cash reward for anyone who finds him. Well […]...
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 brightlingsea in pictures

Octopus Ahoy!: One of 90 octopus sculptures – seen here with Gracie Ames – forming part of an art trail around Tendring – visited Brightlingsea Lido recently and can now be sen outside Brightlingsea Museum.An app is available to help people follow the trail, part of Clacton's 150th celebrations.

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July 27, 2021
Brightlingsea Museum welcomes 1,000th visitor
Brightlingsea Museum – which only reopened in at the end of May as Covid restrictions lifted – welcomed its 1,000th […]
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July 26, 2021
Lateral flow testing kits available in Brightlingsea
Lateral flow testing kits for Covid-19 will be available from a pop-up test site in Victoria Place, opposite the Spar, […]
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July 23, 2021
Time to check if you're on the electoral register
Tendring residents will soon be asked to check their electoral register details as the district's Electoral Registration Office sends out […]
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July 22, 2021
Grants available to give carers some 'me' time
Are you a carer aged over 18? Essex Carers Support is inviting carers to take part in a project as […]
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July 21, 2021
LoveTendring app shows what's on and where's busy
Tendring District Council has launched an app that shows visitors and residents how busy the area's beaches are. Beach information […]
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July 21, 2021
M&Co store in Fiveways to close on August 28
The M&Co concession in Brightlingsea's Fiveways store is to close on August 28. It's understood that the decision to close […]
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