Category Archives: Harwich Branch

Tendring Refuse Collection Service

From: Cllr. Maria FowlerSent: 07 August 2019 09:06To: Cllr. Michael Talbot, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Public SpacesSubject: 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

THOUSANDS of residents sign petition calling on the Government to fund urgent work on the A120

The Harwich and Manningtree Standard launched a campaign last summer to put pressure on the Government to fund work to dual the trunk road from Hare Green to Harwich. There is an agreement in place for the stretch of the A120 to be dualled with funding from Hutchison Ports as part of planning permission for […]

Fundraiser – Meet the Candidates Fish & Chip Night!

Meet the Candidates Fish & Chip Night! A Harwich Branch Labour fundraising event.  Friday 29th March 2019. Meet Labour’s local election candidates for 2019 May elections. All welcome, music, bar, Bill’s bingo, raffle on the night! 7:30pm at the Royal Oak, Dovercourt. Tickets £8.00 email @HarwichLabourPartyTwitter @HarwichLabour

PRESS RELEASE: Harwich Branch delighted with Shadow Minister’s visit

Harwich Branch Labour Party is very pleased and very grateful to Labour’s front bench spokesman for Transport, Andy McDonald MP, for agreeing to visit Harwich in order to see for himself the issues affecting two of our major port related employers. The Branch is delighted that Andy McDonald ended his visit meeting local Labour councillors […]

PRESS RELEASE – LABOUR EAST: Tory neglect holding back Harwich Brexit preparations – Andy McDonald

Labour: Harwich can’t prepare for no deal while it’s neglected by the Tories Andy McDonald MP Andy McDonald MP, Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary, will visit Harwich International Port today (Thursday 31 January) to meet port workers and businesses preparing for Brexit, and to ask about their plans to protect short sea services in and out […]