Harwich Town Council

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News & Notices


The council Newsletter can be found here
  1. Important information for mariners

    Important information: Revisions to the usage of the mooring facilities on Ha'penny Pier to manage the spread of the Covid-19 virus. To manage the current Covid-19 virus outbreak we have revised the mooring usage on Ha’penny Pier with immediate effect…

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  2. Subscription payments frozen for Tendring leisure centre members

    Membership payments for Tendring District Council (TDC) leisure centre users will be frozen for April. All TDC leisure centres currently remain open, in line with government advice to provide public facilities for exercise and keeping active, with the situation under…

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  3. Leisure centres in Tendring now closed

    Leisure centres in Tendring are now closed following the latest government guidance. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced during the daily Coronavirus briefing that gyms and leisure centres should close from tonight, along with pubs, clubs, theatres and restaurants, as part…

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  4. Urgent service message from ACE

    Urgent service message from ACE - detailing how their clinical services are changing with immediate effect: As of today, we are changing the way we are working. In light of the coronavirus and the latest guidance, especially around social distancing,…

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  5. Scenic Rail Britain

    Scenic Rail Britain is the tourism arm of the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP for short!), soon to be rebranded to Community Rail Network. ACoRP is a not for profit organisation and we rely heavily on funding from government…

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  6. Local help on the Coronavirus!

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  7. Tendring District Council working together to support community during coronavirus outbreak

    Political leaders at Tendring District Council (TDC) have made a joint pledge for the authority to support the community during the current coronavirus outbreak. Residents and businesses are reminded to follow the latest government advice, which can be found at…

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  8. Tendring District Council to close office receptions to the public from 23rd March

    Tendring District Council (TDC) will be closing its office receptions to the public from Monday (23 March) – but the authority is still operating. The decision has been taken in light of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, to protect both staff…

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  9. Citizens Advice Tendring Closures

    Following the Government’s advice to limit the spread of coronavirus, all Citizens Advice Tendring offices will close from 16:00 Tuesday 17th March until further notice. However, staff and volunteers will be working from home to deliver telephone and email advice, Monday…

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  10. Men invited to join walk to improve mental wellbeing

    Men are invited to join a walk along Clacton seafront next month and offload their issues to a listening ear. Walk and Talk 4 Men was founded by James Mace last year as a mental health support group, after realising…

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  11. Council tax bills to drop soon on Tendring doormats

    Residents and businesses across Tendring will soon be receiving a letter containing details of their council tax or business rates bill for the coming year. The annual letter details the precept for 2020/21 set by Tendring District Council (TDC), along…

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  12. New machines and staff to tidy up Tendring

    New equipment and workers are to be put into service to help clean up the district. Tendring District Council (TDC) purchased in September last year a street cleaning machine to give town centres a deep wash, and trials have shown…

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  13. Join wildflower planting in Dovercourt this weekend

    Volunteers are invited to help plant wildflowers in an area of Cliff Park, Dovercourt, on Saturday (7 March). Horticultural staff from Tendring District Council (TDC) want to work with the community to prepare an area of ground on the mound…

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  14. Recognition for community heroes at pride of Tendring Awards 2020

    Stalwarts of the community from right across Tendring were recognised at a glitzy ceremony for the Pride of Tendring awards 2020. Those receiving accolades came from a broad range of charities and organisations, as well as some individuals, from throughout…

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  15. Main Road Closure

    ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1) Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Main Road, Harwich Please click on the following link https://one.network/?tm=116493023 to find details of the intended closure of Main Road, due to commence on 19th April 2020 for 3 days. The closure…

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  16. Independent Harwich and Dovercourt businesses invited to bid for improvement grants

    Independent businesses in Harwich and Dovercourt Bay are being invited to bid for match-funding from a new grant scheme. The Harwich and Dovercourt Business Grant Scheme from Tendring District Council (TDC) offers match-funding of between £100 and £2,000 to firms…

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