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Brightlingsea Info is the place to find all that's good about Brightlingsea - a FREE showcase for local businesses, shops, clubs, trades, online services, arts, music, writing and more.

Now more than ever it's important to support our local businesses and organisations and we hope that Brightlingsea Info will play a part in bringing the community together. 

Sign up today and add your listing to our directory - whatever you offer, if you offer it in Brightlingsea there's a space for you on Brightlingsea Info. If you can't find a place for something you think the town should see, contact us via the link below. And when public events can be run safely again, the Brightlingsea Calendar will be back – bringing you the most comprehensive local events guide available. 

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May 27, 2020
Tom's sunflowers help the Hospice

A Brightlingsea teenager has been praised by St Helena Hospice for growing sunflowers that have helped to raise money for […]

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May 27, 2020
Town Council continues to meet online

With social distancing rules making normal meetings impossible, Brightlingsea Town Council - BTC - has moved online and is holding […]

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May 20, 2020
First Bus policies to safeguard passengers

First Bus has responded to government advice to enable social distancing on public transport with immediate effect .

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Glorious Gardens

Virtual Open Gardens is coming to Brightlingsea!
Help us raise money for St Helena Hospice and show us your garden!
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Poetry, prose, essays and more from Brightlingsea writers
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May 13, 2020
What the Dickens (a Christmas Goat Story)

“Look Gertie . . . it’s Gerald . . . he’s come back,” the little girl shouted excitedly. “Well, young […]

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May 6, 2020
A really hot day

But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and […]

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Pictures of Brightlingsea by our talented local photographers
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In a band? Teach music? Make a note of our directory!


Info and more for Brightlingsea residents
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May 26, 2020
Delicious Salad Nicoise

Thanks to Nola Bloor for this tasty salad recipe. Ingredients 1 little gem lettuce 1 tin tuna in brine 160g […]

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May 24, 2020
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Breaking bad? Check out the crime figures for our area.
Cut out and keep your very own Batemans' Tower! 
Yes, Brightlingsea's most famous leaning landmark could be yours! Just sign up to Brightlingsea Info to download a paper model of of your very own!
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Got the write stuff? Send your stories & poems to us
Are you a Brightlingsea-based writer or poet? Publish your work on Brightlingsea Info and let the town see your stuff!  You can upload your own work - click the button below to get started.
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01 June 2020

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08:35 High 4.4m
14:47 Low 1.1m
21:07 High 4.3m

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How much has Brightlingsea changed? Take a look at our Bygones archive and see for yourself!
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