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Mayor’s Coffee Morning

Mayor’s Coffee Morning

Brightlingsea Mayor Ben Smith is holding a coffee morning in the Parish Hall on Saturday 6thOctober from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. There will be a raffle, tea, coffee, cake, bric-a-brac, books and more on sale.

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Mobile Banking Unit to visit town

Mobile Banking Unit to visit town

Lloyds Mobile Banking unit is to visit Brightlingsea twice a week. The visits follow the bank's decision to close its branch in Victoria Place. The mobile unit will be parked in the car park behind the Town Council offices in Victoria Place on Wednesdays from 1.30pm...

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Flood & erosion review

Flood & erosion review

The Environment Agency is currently reviewing the Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) National Strategy and is inviting comments. The agency is working with various organisations to decide how flooding and coastal change should be managed over the next 25...

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Notice of conclusion of audit for year end 31 March 2018

Notice of conclusion of audit Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2018 Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) The audit of accounts for Brightlingsea Town...

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£130,000 Promenade toilets upgrade agreed

Plans to spend £130,000 improving public toilets in Brightlingsea have been agreed. Tendring District Council’s Cabinet voted on Friday, September 14 to spend the section 106 money – cash given by developers for public realm improvements – to upgrade the amenity in...

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Notice of conclusion of audit for year end 31 March 2018

Notice of conclusion of audit Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2018 Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) The audit of accounts for Brightlingsea Town...

£130,000 Promenade toilets upgrade agreed

Plans to spend £130,000 improving public toilets in Brightlingsea have been agreed. Tendring District Council’s Cabinet voted on Friday, September 14 to spend the section 106 money – cash given by developers for public realm improvements – to upgrade the amenity in...

£130,000 refurbishment for Promenade Way toilets recommended

Tendring Council’s Cabinet members are being recommended to approve a £130,000 refurbishment of the public toilets in Promenade Way, Brightlingsea. The amenity was listed for upgrade in the future under the council’s Public Conveniences Strategy but was not in the...

Bus service Number 62 – update

We have now heard back from FIRST Buses about the proposed plans to Route 62 following Hedinghams withdrawal from Route 87.  It’s not 100% what was requested at discussions and meetings, but does fill many “gaps” and will be a welcome relief for may concerned...

John Street closure – September 4, 2018

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order of John Street, Brightlingsea John Street is scheduled to close on 4th September 2018 for one daywhile Anglian Water undertakes work to replace a double manhole cover in the carriageway.Please click on the...

Sydney Street Closure

The closure of Sydney Street, which commenced on 2nd April 2018 for one day was required for the safety of the public and workforce while Anglian Water undertook jetting works. Following these works Anglian Water needs to return in order to complete further jetting...

Tommy on Tour

Tendring District Council has purchased an outline figure of a soldier, known as a ‘Tommy’, to support a campaign called ‘There But Not There’ which is the 2018 Armistice project for the charity Remembered. ‘Tommy’ is currently doing a ‘Tour of Tendring’ and is in...

106th Town Summer Show

Brightlingsea & District Horticultural Society is holdings its 106th Town Summer Show on August 27th, bank holiday Monday, in the town's Community Centre. The show opens at 12:30 pm and entrance costs £1, with accompanied children free. An entry form can be downloaded...

Unaudited Annual Return Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018

  NOTICE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS AND PUBLICATION OF UNAUDITED ANNUAL RETURN ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2018 The Council's Annual Governance Statements can be downloaded. Section 1 here Section 2 here   Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27 The...

Ben Smith elected as Town Mayor

Councillor Ben Smith was elected as Mayor of Brightlingsea at the recent Annual Council Meeting. Ben, pictured left with retiring mayor Ian Block, is currently a trustee of the Brightlingsea Community Association and a trustee of the Springmead Trust. He is a member...

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