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Holiday complex plans to be discussed by Town Council

Holiday complex plans to be discussed by Town Council

Plans for the development of a holiday and residential complex at Lower Farm, East End Green in Brightlingsea will be discussed by the Town Council on Thursday, March 21, at the earlier time of 10.30am. The application, by Colchester-based Honace Ltd, proposes a mix...

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth event

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth event

Brightlingsea Town Council will be among over a thousand organisations across the UK and worldwide that will be participating in the Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth event on Monday, March 11th. The initiative, now in its fifth year, is a collective public expression...

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Mayor holds coffee morning

Mayor holds coffee morning

Brightlingsea Town Mayor Ben Smith is holding a Coffee Morning on Saturday 16th March 2019, from 10am until 12 noon at the Parish Hall.  There'll be a raffle, bric-a-brac, tea/coffee, cake and sausage rolls.

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New Clacton bus service welcomed

New Clacton bus service welcomed

Councillor Ian Block has welcomed the decision by Hedingham to replace the recently withdrawn Go Ride Bus between Brightlingsea and Clacton-on-Sea via St Osyth Beach.  The new Route 7 service is an improvement on the previous one as it will run five days a week, as...

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Bus service consultation

The Town Council are aware that a local resident has delivered a leaflet to houses in the town, regarding a consultation process that Essex County Council has started regarding Bus Services and Libraries. We have had residents contacting the Parish Hall, as they have...

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New Clacton bus service welcomed

Councillor Ian Block has welcomed the decision by Hedingham to replace the recently withdrawn Go Ride Bus between Brightlingsea and Clacton-on-Sea via St Osyth Beach.  The new Route 7 service is an improvement on the previous one as it will run five days a week, as...

Bus service consultation

The Town Council are aware that a local resident has delivered a leaflet to houses in the town, regarding a consultation process that Essex County Council has started regarding Bus Services and Libraries. We have had residents contacting the Parish Hall, as they have...

Council and residents oppose library closure

Brightlingsea Town Council has condemned the threatened closure of Brightlingsea Library – a move backed unanimously by residents who attended a packed public meeting on Monday, February 4. Essex County Council is conducting a review of library services across the...

Hearing loss group to meet at Parish Hall

The charity Action on Hearing Loss is to host regular meetings and dispense information for people with hearing loss and tinnitus in Brightlingsea. The meetings are free to attend and will see the charity carry out hearing tests and give out information about the...

Public meeting on library future

A public meeting has been called to discuss the future of Brightlingsea Library - which is under threat of closure by Essex County Council. Brightlingsea's Essex County Councillor, Alan Goggin, along with District Councillors Jayne Chapman and Karen Yallop will be at...

Meet your District Councillors

Brightlingsea's Tendring councillors - Jayne Chapman, Graham Steady and Karen Yallop - will be holding an open surgery in the Parish Hall on Saturday, February 2 between 10am and noon. The surgery is open to any local residents who wish to discuss district...

Brightlingsea Skate Park

Following adverse comments on social media regarding the condition of the skate park, as Councillor responsible for the Western Promenade, I remind you an article was published in the Chronicle in July 2018, stating that we were seeking funding for a new skate park...

Playing fields win awards

Brightlingsea Town Council's maintenance and improvement policy has again helped it to achieve the following awards from The Essex Playing Fields Association:  Certificate of Merit – For the Best Kept Football Pitch – Class 6 Certificate of Merit – Children’s...

Council’s tax precept to increase

Brightlingsea Town Council's precept – the proportion of council tax that goes to the authority – is to increase from April. The increase will cost council taxpayers an additional £1.20 for a Band D property. Councillor Steady, Chairman of the council's Finance and...

Mayor’s Coffee Morning

Brightlingsea Town Mayor Ben Smith is holding a coffee morning in the Parish Hall on Saturday, January 26 from 10am to noon. Besides tea, coffee, cake and the Mayor's "famous sausage rolls", there'll be a raffle and bric-a-brac stall.

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