Harwich Town Council

The Guildhall,
Church Street,
Harwich. CO12 3DS

t: 01255 507211
e: info@harwichtowncouncil.co.uk
Hours: 9.30am – 1pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Articles by Lucy Ballard - Clerk to the Council

  1. Met Offices issues 2 severe weather warnings

    The Met Office has issued 2 severe weather warnings for thunderstorms, the first being in force from effective from 8pm on Friday 23rd July - 10pm on Saturday 24th July. Please note that this warning relates to an area which…

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  2. Level 3 Heat-Health Watch Alert

    Please be aware the Met Office in partnership with Public Health England has issued a Level 3 Heat-health Watch Alert. Amber — Level 3 - Heatwave action Triggered when the Met Office confirms threshold temperatures for one of more regions…

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  3. Severe Weather Warning

    The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for thunderstorms, effective from 1pm-midnight on Tuesday 20th July.  This falls just outside of our area but since these are very localised, there is always a chance it could drift into…

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  4. SEVERE WEATHER WARNING – THUNDERSTORMS

    The Met Office has issued a series of severe weather warnings for THUNDERSTORMS, which come into force from 1800 today and are in place until 0900 Saturday. These storms will be isolated, but should you experience one, there could significant…

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  5. CLACTON AIRSHOW TO PRESENT FLYPAST CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF CLACTON

    The Red Arrows will fly over Clacton on two days this summer as the town celebrates its 150th anniversary. Along with the world-renowned Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF), the ace Royal Air Force (RAF) display team will grace the…

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  6. THERE IS STILL TIME TO DO YOUR CENSUS

    On Sunday 21st March, millions of people across England and Wales completed Census 2021 to ensure that local services for every community can be planned using the best information possible. If you’ve haven’t completed your census questionnaire yet, please do…

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  7. ‘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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  8. 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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  9. Cabin Fever Choir

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  10. 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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  11. Finance Minutes – 6th October 2020

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Extraordinary Full Council Minutes – 15th December 2020

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