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Welcome to Brightlingsea Town Council's website. Here you'll find information about the facilities and services the Council maintains for the Brightlingsea, along with other information relevant to the town.

It is our intention to publish every piece of Council information that is in the public domain or is discussed in the public part of meetings. Please let us know if there's something you think is missing.

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We've introduced a new text-to-speech facility on this site.

To hear an article, make sure your speakers are on and the volume is turned up, then simply highlight the text you want to listen to and the text should be read back to you.

It's an experimental system, so let us know if you find it useful, have any problems with it, or have any suggestions.

Get in touch

The Town Council Office is open Monday – Friday from 9.00 am – 1.30 pm.

Our phone number is 01206 303535

The Mayor is Ian Block and the Deputy Mayor is Ben Smith. The office is staffed by Tracey Pulford, the Town Clerk, and Julie Crittenden, the Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.

You can contact the office here here.

Brightlingsea Town Council, The Parish Hall, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP

Latest News from Brightlingsea Town Council

Planning Decisions at TDC – 27.04.17 – 03.05.17

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Planning Applications/Approvals

Brightlingsea Town Council 17/00232/FUL Approval – Full 27.04.2017 Delegated Decision Mr Simon Pitt Brightlingsea Town Council supports this application Erection of an conservatory. Folkards Barn Folkards...

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Ian Block becomes Town Mayor

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Latest News

Councillor Ian Block was elected as Brightlingsea Town Mayor at the recent Annual Council Meeting. Councillor Block, a retired Royal Mail Property Project Manager, has lived in Brightlingsea for 45 years and has...

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Brightlingsea beaches retain Blue Flag status

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Latest News

Brightlingsea’s beaches have once again proved themselves to be amongst...

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Samsons Road homes plan approved

Posted on May 2, 2017 in Latest News

A five home development on the edge of Brightlingsea has been given the go...

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Congratulations to Jayne and Karen

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Latest News

Congratulations to Councillor Jayne Chapman on a successful year as Chairman...

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Planning Decisions at TDC – 22.03.17 – 12.04.17

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Planning Applications/Approvals

Brightlingsea Town Council   17/00103/FUL Approval – Full 22.03.2017...

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Quiz the County Council election candidates

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in Latest News

All candidates for the election of County Councillor for the Brightlingsea...

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Discuss the future of Brightlingsea Open Air Swimming Pool

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 in Latest News

On Wednesday 26th April at 7.30 pm in the Community Centre there’ll be...

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