Harwich Town Council

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News & Notices


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  1. Holocaust Memorial Day commemorated in Harwich

    Significant buildings throughout the country were illuminated purple over the weekend to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and Harwich’s High Lighthouse was one of them. Following the installation of the ‘Safe Haven’ Kindertransport memorial on Harwich Quay in 2022, Harwich Town…

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  2. New High Steward for Harwich

    Only 24 places in England have the right to elect a High Steward and Harwich is one of them. The right was established under Harwich’s Royal charter granted by King James I in 1604 and, although it has been a…

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  3. Environment and Community Minutes – 10th October 2023

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  4. Harwich to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

    Following the installation of the Kindertransport memorial on Harwich Quay, Harwich Town Council realised that the memorial offered a fitting focal point for a commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day.  As a result the council took the decision to host an…

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  5. Bird Disturbance Information

    Please click the attachment below for further information regarding Bird Disturbance in our seaside town. Information courtesy of Bird Aware Essex Coast

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  6. Full Council Minutes – 30th November 2023

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  7. Planning Committee Minutes 12th December 2023

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  8. Road Closure – Birch Ave/Old Vicarage Road – 31st Jan – 2nd Feb 2024

    ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(2) Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice of Birch Avenue/Old Vicarage Road Please click on the following link https://one.network/?tm=136960153 to find details of the closure of Birch Avenue/Old Vicarage Road, due to commence on 31st January 2024 for 3 days.…

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  9. Extraordinary Full Council Minutes – 22nd November 2023

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  10. Full Council Minutes – 17th October 2023

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  11. Weather Warning – Storm Henk – 2nd January 10.00am – 8.00pm

    The Met Office have issued an Amber Weather Warning for wind for our area. This warning is valid from 10.00am until 8.00pm 2nd Jan 24. From around mid-afternoon, winds are expected to pick up markedly and we could see gusts…

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  12. Finance and General Purposes Committee Minutes – 28 Sep 2023

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  13. Planning Committee Minutes – 30 Nov 2023

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  14. Tendring District Council Update – Reminder of changes to waste services over Christmas

    REMINDER OF CHANGES TO WASTE SERVICES OVER CHRISTMAS Tendring residents are reminded of upcoming changes to their rubbish and recycling collection days over the festive period. Waste and recycling collections will not take place on the Christmas Day, Boxing Day…

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  15. Traffic Works Notification – Cemetery Road, 14th January 2024 for 1 day

    ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1) Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of Cemetery Road, Harwich   Please click on the following link https://one.network/?tm=136206000 to find details of the intended closure of Cemetery Road, due to commence on 14th January 2024 for 1 day. The closure…

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  16. Planning Committee Minutes – 7 Nov 2023

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