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Creating a Place for Life – Edition 4 (February 2021)

24th Feb 2021 | Blog

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘Creating a Place for Life’ blog.  In December 2020 we published our Engagement and Consultation Strategy. In that, we talked about the importance of doing things differently – both to make our engagement more appealing and accessible, and to combat the current social restrictions due to the Covid 19 pandemic.   I am really pleased to say […]

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Creating a Place for Life – Edition 3 (January 2021)

27th Jan 2021 | Blog

Happy New Year and welcome to the latest edition of our Creating a Place for Life blog.  I am looking forward to what I hope will be a better year for us all, albeit acknowledging that we still have many challenges ahead of us.  I welcomed the first week back after the Christmas break by meeting, once […]

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Creating a Place for Life – Edition 2 (December 2020)

16th Dec 2020 | Blog

The voice of residents can change what planners and builders can do and how new communities are formed. Challenge and consultation help us all. With that in mind Councillors representing Colchester, Tendring and Essex met again recently to discuss at length the importance of community involvement in the proposed Garden Community on the borders of Tendring and Colchester.  And, I am pleased to say that […]

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Creating a Place for Life – Edition 1 (November 2020)

25th Nov 2020 | Blog

Welcome to our new blog for the Tendring/Colchester Borders Garden Community Project. It’s been a busy few months with the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves living in and the challenges we are facing, as local authorities, to deal with the impact of Covid-19. In May 2020, the government appointed Planning Inspector wrote to us to […]

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Councils Reaffirm Commitment to Garden Community Principles for Tendring/Colchester Borders Garden Community

2nd Nov 2020 | Latest News

Lead members and officers from Colchester Borough Council, Tendring District Council and Essex County Council met in late September to discuss and reaffirm the next steps for the Garden Community at the Tendring/Colchester Borders. Agreeing that Cllr Tony Ball (Cabinet Member for Economic Development at Essex County Council) would be chair of the meetings for […]

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