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. 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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  2. Full Council Minutes – 12th January 2021

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  3. Planning Minutes – 27th January 2021

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. AMBITIOUS FREEPORT FOR EAST OF ENGLAND TO DRIVE JOBS AND INVESTMENT

      A new freeport for the East of England could create 13,500 jobs in the region – as part of an investment of more than half-a-billion pounds. The figures were set out in a bid submitted by Freeport East, ahead…

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  9. IMPROVEMENT WORK GRANTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES IN HARWICH AND DOVERCOURT

    A grant scheme from Tendring District Council (TDC) offering funds to independent businesses in Harwich and Dovercourt to refurbish is still open. Match-funding of between £100 and £2,000 is available to businesses in the two town centres looking to enhance…

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  10. Planning Minutes – 12th January 2021

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  11. LESS THAN TWO MONTHS UNTIL CENSUS 2021

    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…

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  12. CHECK IF YOUR BUSINESS IS ELIGIBLE FOR A COVID-19 SUPPORT GRANT

    CHECK IF YOUR BUSINESS IS ELIGIBLE FOR A COVID-19 SUPPORT GRANT Business owners are being encouraged to check if they are eligible for various Covid-19 support grants following a streamlining of the process. During each set of Covid-19 restrictions –…

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  13. Photography Competition

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  14. Transport for Vaccines  

    Transport for Vaccines  Both Harwich Connexions Community Transport and Tendring Community Transport are helping to support patients in the Tendring Area with transport to get to their vaccination appointments.  They are offering transport 7 days a week, all the patient…

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  15. AUTHORITIES WORKING TOGETHER TO BOLSTER TRACK AND TRACE SYSTEM

    AUTHORITIES WORKING TOGETHER TO BOLSTER TRACK AND TRACE SYSTEM Officers from Tendring District Council (TDC), Essex Police and others are working together to help look after people who should be self-isolating. TDC has recently set-up a Track and Trace team,…

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  16. 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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