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Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

Notice is hereby that a casual vacancy exists in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Brightlingsea. An election will be held if, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) after the date of this notice, a request for an election to...

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Free debt advice from Citizens Advice Tendring

Since April 1st last year, Citizens Advice Tendring have helped 340 clients with 1,186 debt issues.  The main issue has been credit card debt, closely followed by council tax arrears.  We want to remind people in Tendring that we have a specialist debt adviser in...

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Not long until WinterFest

Not long until WinterFest

WinterFest volunteers and supporters promoting pancake parties. Photography by ©Paul Hammond. Brightlingsea WinterFest – a month-long celebration of arts, music and the spoken word aimed at promoting wellbeing and giving the town a boost – starts on February 1st and...

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Brightlingsea Day of Action

Brightlingsea Day of Action

Essex Police and other agencies will be taking part in a Day of Action at the Town Council offices on Thursday, January 16th from 10 am to 3pm. Among the services on offer is a free NHS Health check aimed at helping people prevent diabetes, heart disease, kidney...

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Not long until WinterFest

WinterFest volunteers and supporters promoting pancake parties. Photography by ©Paul Hammond. Brightlingsea WinterFest – a month-long celebration of arts, music and the spoken word aimed at promoting wellbeing and giving the town a boost – starts on February 1st and...

Brightlingsea Day of Action

Essex Police and other agencies will be taking part in a Day of Action at the Town Council offices on Thursday, January 16th from 10 am to 3pm. Among the services on offer is a free NHS Health check aimed at helping people prevent diabetes, heart disease, kidney...

Could you volunteer for Victim Support?

Victim Support is looking for reliable volunteers with great listening skills to join its local team, providing emotional and practical support to people affected by crime. Full training is provided, involving an online learning course followed by a two-and-a-half day...

Notice of vacancy in office of Councillor

Notice is hereby that a casual vacancy exists in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Brightlingsea. An election will be held if, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) after the date of this notice, a request for an election to...

Three winners in Brightlingsea for Pride of Tendring Awards

Brightlingsea volunteers and organisations have been recognised in the district’s own version of the New Year’s honours list – the Pride of Tendring Awards. Pam Corsar, one of the leading lights in the volunteer group behind the success of Brightlingsea Lido, the...

New Bus Timetable published

First Bus has published a new timetable for the Brightlingsea to Colchester route which comes into effect from January 5. What’s Changed? Services 62/62A/62B: Colchester North Station to Brightlingsea: Revised, more frequent timetable, operating up to every 10 minutes...

Season’s Greetings from BTC

Brightlingsea Town Council wishes all residents a Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Our New Year’s resolution is to carry on improving existing services and facilities while introducing new ones. New initiatives introduced since the start of the council year...

Tribute to Ian Block

Tribute to Councillor Ian Block, at the beginning of the full Council meeting - Thursday 12th December 2019. The Mayor, Graham Steady, welcomed everyone to the meeting including ex-Councillors and ex-Mayors.  He said that with all the speech's he has to make as Mayor,...

Railway line clearup on Saturday

A clearup is taking place along the railway line on Saturday 14th December 2019 from 9.00 am – 12.00 noon, just past the metal “kissing gate”. The council would be grateful for any volunteers to help.  

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