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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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Free holiday clubs at the YMCA
This summer YMCA Essex will be working with Active Essex to provide free holiday clubs for children who receive free […]
Brightlingsea Open Gardens raises £10,500
The Brightlingsea Open Gardens event, held over the weekend of June 26 & 27, raised £10,500 for St Helena Hospice. […]
Samsons Road house plan approved
A housing development on land near Fiveways on Samsons Road has been given the go ahead by Tendring Council. The […]
House plan submitted for former plumbers' yard in Colne Road
An outline plan to build a four-bedroomed house on the former site of plumbing business Cooper & Brome in Colne […]
Grants available for event organisers
Grants of up to £1,000 are now available from Tendring District Council to encourage events and support local traders and […]
Brightlingsea Lido looks for volunteers as opening day approaches
Brightlingsea Lido plans to re-open on June 21 – but there's a lot of work to do and the call […]
Put your rubbish out by 7am
Changes to waste collection routes in Tendring mean that rubbish should be put out by 7am as some collection times […]
New members co-opted to Brightlingsea Town Council
Brightlingsea Town Council is back up to its full strength of 12 councillors after four residents were co-opted following a […]
Solar-powered streetlights to be trialled
Solar-powered streetlights could feature on the streets of the district if a trial by Tendring District Council is successful. The […]
Councils resume 'real' meetings as Covid restrictions ease
Meetings of Brightlingsea Town and Tendring District councillors will no longer be held online, after the emergency legislation allowing virtual […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner re-elected
Roger Hirst, Conservative, has been re-elected as Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex with a promise to continue working […]
Feedback wanted – how was the vaccination for you?
Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System commissioners are asking members of the public who've had a Covid vaccination […]
Free online antenatal classes on offer
All pregnant women and their birth partners across the North East Essex Integrated Care System are now being offered 10-hours […]
Lloyds Bank mobile unit back in town
The Lloyds Bank mobile unit will be returning to the Victoria Place car park from Wednesday, April 28 between 1.30 […]
Waste collection unchanged by bank holidays
There's no change to waste and recycling collections over the two May bank holiday weekends. Households should therefore keep to […]
Food & Drink Festival dates agreed
Brightlingsea Town Council has given permission for the Brightlingsea Food and Drink Festival to take place on land near the […]
Stair climb raises over £3,000
John Paxman, who scaled the equivalent of Britain's three highest peaks by climbing the stairs in his home in March, […]
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