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

Archived News

  1. Planning meeting -17th February 2021

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  2. FREEPORT EAST CONFIRMED BY CHANCELLOR

    Freeport East was one of eight new Freeports announced today (3 March 2021) by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, in his budget speech. Reacting to the news, George Kieffer, Chairman of the Freeport East Project Board, said: “We are…

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  3. HAVE YOUR SAY ON PLANS FOR FORMER STARLINGS BUILDING

    Design proposals for the development of a new car park, event space and public toilets on a prominent site in Dovercourt have been published. The public is invited to have its say on the plans for the former Starlings garage…

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  4. RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO CONSIDER VOTING OPTIONS AHEAD OF MAY ELECTIONS

    Voters in Tendring are being encouraged to think about how they will cast their ballot in the upcoming elections. On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Tendring residents will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at…

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  5. ‘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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  6. HAVE YOU GOT YOUR CENSUS LETTER?

    Households across Tendring will now be receiving letters with online codes explaining how they can complete Census 2021. Census day is on Sunday, 21 March, but households will soon be getting early details on how to take part. There will…

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  7. 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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  8. Cabin Fever Choir

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  9. 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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  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. Full Council Minutes – 12th January 2021

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  12. Planning Minutes – 27th January 2021

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. LAND AT HARWICH RAILWAY STATION COULD BE PURCHASED BY COUNCIL

    Tendring District Council (TDC) is to consider purchasing land at Harwich Railway Station. Investigation works will be carried out by council officers, exploring issues such as any legal, planning or other restrictions, the value, and tenant agreements.The site sits behind…

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  16. SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR SNOW AND ICE

    The Met Office has issued a serve weather warning for snow and ice which is valid from 12:00 Saturday 6th February until 23:59 Sunday 7th February. For further updates please refer to the Met Office website: UK weather warnings -…

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