Clacton Leisure Centre

Leisure centres in Tendring have set out how they will re-open, in line with the government roadmap.   From 29 March outdoor grass sports pitches are available to book in line with the requirements of each sport’s national body. In keeping with the gradual relaxation of restrictions, the re-opening of further leisure services is subject…

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Colchester SOS Bus

The Open Road SOS Bus, which is normally found on Colchester High Street, made its debut on Christmas Tree Island in Clacton last Friday to offer support to local residents who are homeless, at risk of homeless, street drinking or just in need of local support services.   Organised in partnership with SHELLS (Shelter &…

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This weekend Clacton Pier opened its latest ride a White Water Log Flume and it’s an instant splash hit!   Customers of all ages were queuing long before it made its initial run around lunchtime on Saturday and by the end of the day hundreds of thrill seekers had enjoyed the attraction.   The ride…

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A couple who beat a man to death in his own home and then set it on fire to try to cover it up have been convicted of murder.   Paul Gillett, 54, was found dead in the bath of his flat in Station Road, Clacton by firefighters who’d been called to a fire there…

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clacton pier

More than 30 jobs are up for grabs at Clacton Pier as it prepares for the start of the new season in February.   Bosses at the popular attraction are looking to recruit full-time, part-time and seasonal posts.   A special event is being staged on Thursday January 24 from 12pm to 8pm in the…

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