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THANK YOU! – Harwich Branch Labour Summer Leaflet 2019

Thank you #Harwich, #Dovercourt & #Parkeston for putting your trust in local #Labour✅ Well done & BIG thanks to all our local leafleters 👏😁 9000 leaflets delivered! 😀👍

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Fundraiser – BINGO NIGHT! With Fish & Chips!

Returning by popular demand, BINGO NIGHT! With Fish & Chips! A Harwich Branch Labour fundraising event. Thursday 5th September 2019. Family friendly! All welcome, music, bar, Bill’s bingo and a raffle on the night! 7:00pm at the Royal Oak, Dovercourt. Tickets £8.00 email tickets@harwichlabourparty.org.uk  

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Tendring Refuse Collection Service

From: Cllr. Maria Fowler Sent: 07 August 2019 09:06 To: Cllr. Michael Talbot, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Public Spaces Subject: Refuse Collection Service Dear Cllr. Talbot, As shadow to the portfolio holder for the Environment and Public Spaces I was both amazed and furious at your failure to offer a statement to the members of Tendring District Council on the new refuse collection services at last night’s meeting of TDC. There is genuine concern amongst members on both sides of the chamber that you have forced in Tendring’s first ever ‘amount restricted’ refuse collection service and reduced collections to … Read more

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Tory led administration’s failure to tackle the issue of dog fouling

Labour’s Pam Morrison beats her predecessor by 12 years! At last night’s meeting of TDC full council Labour’s Pam Morrison exposed the Tory led administration’s failure to tackle the issue of dog fouling with questions that totally exposed the inadequacy of the portfolio holder, Cllr. Michael Talbot’s, handling of the distasteful and ever growing problem. In so doing she beat her predecessor, Conservative Ricky Callender, by 12 years in that during his entire time as a TDC councillor he did not speak in debate, place a question on the full council agenda or propose a motion. Every TDC councillor serving … Read more

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Plea to tidy up Historic Harwich of overgrown weeds [Harwich & Manningtree Standard]

GRASS and weeds are being left to grow through roads and pavements causing a conservation area to look like a “complete mess”. Church Street and West Street in Harwich, referred to as Historic Harwich to highlight its heritage, have weeds growing through the edges of the pavement and the cobble stone gutters. Harwich deputy mayor Ivan Henderson has called for action, slamming the council for failing to keep the area today. He said: “It looked dreadful at mayor making. We had a cruise ship in and they would have seen all this. “It’s a conservation area for goodness sake.” Mr … Read more

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‘A120 resurfacing work set for September’ [Harwich & Manningtree Standard]

RESURFACING to a major road branded as a “total mess” is set to cover the same space as three football fields. After a meeting with Harwich councillors, Highways England has given details about upcoming work planned for the A120 between Hare Green and Ramsey. Councillors Ivan Henderson and Geoff Smith, as well as former councillor John Brown, called for the meeting after raising concerns over the state of the road. Matthew Wilson, head of service delivery at Highways England, heard the concerns and took a drive along the route to see the concerns. In a letter following his visit, he … Read more

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