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September 17, 2020
Reunited: Brightlingsea paddleboarder's lost Go-Pro found in Cornwall

When Brightlingsea resident Nick Devenney lost his Go-Pro camera while paddleboarding while on holiday in Cornwall, he didn't expect to […]

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September 3, 2020
Approved: Brightlingsea holiday park plan given go-ahead

A plan to turn a former quarry off Robinson Road, Brightlingsea into a holiday park and retirement village was approved […]

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August 28, 2020
Robinson Road Leisure Park development recommended for approval – again

Plans to turn an 81-acre site in Robinson Road into a Center Parcs-style holiday park – which were withdrawn in […]

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August 26, 2020
Brightlingsea Museum is ready to open

Brightlingsea Museum will open to the public on Saturday, September 5th – nearly four months after the original planned opening […]

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August 21, 2020
Flu vaccinations to take place at Parish Hall

The Colne Medical Centre has announced new procedures for administering flu vaccinations during what it describes as "a very challenging […]

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August 20, 2020
Man jailed after Samsons Road police assault

A man who kicked and spat at police officers following a disturbance in Brightlingsea has been jailed by Colchester Magistrates. […]

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August 20, 2020
Hospice Support Group hold summer raffle

The Brightlingsea Hospice Support Group is holding a summer raffle to raise funds for St Helena Hospice. Prizes include a […]

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August 14, 2020
Wellbeing Fund lends town a helping hand

Brightlingsea WinterFest's Wellbeing Fund is giving a helping hand to deserving families and organisations.

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August 11, 2020
Brightlingsea Regent search for new sponsor

Brightlingsea Regent FC is searching for a new sponsor following the announcement that current backer Taydal Surfacing has withdrawn its […]

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August 6, 2020
Library protest comes to Brightlingsea

Members of a group opposed to the possible closure of Brightlingsea library and other in Essex will be marching from Manningtree to Brightlingsea on Saturday, August 8.

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August 6, 2020
£25k grants available to pandemic-hit businesses

Grants of up to £25,000 are now available from Tendring District Council to some manufacturers and wholesalers which have been affected by the pandemic.

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July 28, 2020
Overnight roadworks likely to delay Brightlingsea drivers

Drivers entering and leaving Brightlingsea overnight face long delays while roadworks are carried out on two stretches of the B1029 Brightlingsea Road from July 30.

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July 27, 2020
Just purr-fect! Max the cat back home after Luton adventure

A Brightlingsea cat who was taken to Luton by a family who thought he was a stray is now back […]

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July 17, 2020
Surgery phone consultation bookings go online

Colne Medical Centre patients will be able to book telephone consultations online from Monday July 20.

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July 17, 2020
Brightlingsea Regent retains Clowsley for new season

Brightlingsea Regent has retained Jake Clowsley, who's re-signed for the North Road-based team ahead of the new season Clowsley re-joined […]

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July 15, 2020
Sports Centre is ready to reopen on July 27

Brightlingsea Sports Centre – along with council-run leisure centres across Tendring – is making final preparations for re-opening on July […]

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July 13, 2020
WEA hosts Stanley Spencer course

The Brightlingsea branch of the WEA is to host an online course about the artist Stanley Spencer. Because of restrictions […]

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July 9, 2020
Museum to remain closed until September

Brightlingsea Museum - which was due to open the doors of its new Station Road premises in May after two […]

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July 8, 2020
Oh no it isn't - Panto bows out for 2021

For the first time in 44 years, there'll be no panto in Brightlingsea as the pandemic has forced the town's […]

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July 6, 2020
New chief for Colne school trust

The trust that runs the Colne Community School and College has a new chief executive. Lyn Wright joined the Sigma […]

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June 30, 2020
That's grand! Virtual Open Gardens raises over £1000!

Thanks to Brightlingsea's gardeners and online visitors, our Virtual Open Gardens event raised an amazing £1,009.96p for St Helena Hospice! […]

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June 29, 2020
Pioneer has a lucky escape

The sailing smack Pioneer had a lucky escape on Sunday morning when she broke free of her mooring in the […]

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June 29, 2020
Sex abuser jailed for five years

A former Brightlingsea man has been jailed for five years for sexual offences against a child. Antony Cook, 77, admitted […]

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June 27, 2020
Virtual Open Gardens is live!

Wow! 51 Brightlingsea gardeners have entered our Brightlingsea Virtual Open Gardens! That's 11 more than the real thing last year […]

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June 24, 2020
Town retains Blue Flag status

Brightlingsea has retained its Blue Flag status for 2020 – making its beaches among the safest and cleanest in the […]

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June 23, 2020
Bike helmet saved my life, says Steve

A Brightlingsea cyclist has urged other riders to wear a helmet after a serious accident left him in a back […]

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June 22, 2020
Town's leisure centre could re-open in July

Fitness fans may be able to visit Brightlingsea's leisure centre again from next month – but it won't be business […]

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June 22, 2020
Beach hut re-siting begins this week

Work to re-site beach huts along Brightlingsea promenade that were dislodged by high tides earlier this year is to begin […]

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June 17, 2020
Colne Medical Centre updates services

As the immediate crisis caused by the pandemic eases slightly, the Colne Medical Centre is beginning to resume clinics. However, […]

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June 16, 2020
District Council defers holiday park plan discussion

The application to build a holiday development on the edge of Brightlingsea – which was due to be discussed by […]

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