Harwich Town Council

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Church Street,
Harwich. CO12 3DS

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Articles by Lucy Ballard - Clerk to the Council

  1. ‘Octopus Ahoy!’ Sponsorship Opportunities

    'Octopus Ahoy!' is a mass appeal, large-scale public art event to celebrate local links to Mayflower 400. After being postponed in 2020, the 'Octopus Ahoy!' sculpture trail is forging ahead in 2021 and playing an active role in encouraging visitors and residents…

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  2. SOS BUS IS COMING TO HARWICH

    Need some support or advice? or know someone who does? The SHELLS group in partnership with Open Road, have commissioned the SOS bus to now operate every Monday from 10am – 3pm outside the Park Pavilion in Harwich. The bus…

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  3. Cabin Fever Choir

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  4. Less Than Two Months Until Census 2021 

      Households across Tendring will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every…

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  5. NHS England Diabetes Prevention Program – Know Your Risk Tool

    NHS England are currently allowing people who are identified at risk of Diabetes to refer themselves onto the NHS Diabetes Prevention program (NDPP) via the Diabetes UK Know Your Risk Tool (https://preventing-diabetes.co.uk/know-your-risk-dtc/#top) and to join a free online program to help…

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  6. Finance Minutes – 6th October 2020

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  7. Get Ready for the Big Thaw

    Message from Affinity Water   You may remember, the Beast from the East in 2018 ended with a rapid thaw, which caused widespread bursts on pipes at customer properties and on our network. From Sunday, we are expecting a similar…

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  8. CHANGES TO WASTE COLLECTION DUE TO IMPACT OF COLD WEATHER

    Changes are being made to waste collections in Tendring due to the impacts of the recent cold weather. Snow and ice meant that Tendring District Council’s (TDC) waste contractors Veolia were unable to carry out any rubbish and recycling collections…

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  9. COMMUNITY COVID TESTING FOCUS MOVES TO RAPID TESTS AS PILOT SCHEME ENDS

    Residents in Tendring without Covid-19 symptoms are being encouraged to seek a rapid Coronavirus test. As part of the community testing programme, Essex County Council has opened a rapid testing site (Lateral Flow Testing) in Dovercourt, and bookings can be…

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  10. Severe Weather Warning for Snow

    The Met office has issued a yellow (severe) warning for heavy snow and is valid from 0300 to 2200 on Saturday 16th January. Please see the attachment for more details. Please check the Met office website for the latest information.…

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  11. Extraordinary Full Council Minutes – 15th December 2020

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  12. Full Council Minutes – 25th November 2020

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  13. Planning Minutes – 15th December 2020

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  14. Trading Standards warns of coronavirus vaccination scam

    Most recently reports have been received of elderly residents receiving a call to advise that their vaccination would be carried out at their home, and that the caller required their name, address and also financial details to pay for the…

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  15. ADDITIONAL COVID-19 BUSINESS GRANT SUPPORT AVAILABLE

    Further financial support for businesses is available in Tendring, with businesses and pub landlords encouraged to apply. The Local Restrictions Support Grant Version (open) version 2 provides funding for businesses that have remained open but are being impacted by Tendring being in…

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  16. Planning Minutes – 25th November 2020

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