Category Archives: Dovercourt

Updated: Harwich street lighting

Update 17th June 2014: I have today received a reply from MP Bernard Jenkin’s constituency assistant:       Dear Mr Turvey Thank you for your email regarding the switching off of the lights in Essex by the County Council. … Continue reading

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Another summer of rail issues for Harwich?

In the past I have publicly asked why the various folk in Harwich, Tendring & Essex do not co-ordinate their efforts to ensure local events are not ruined by a logistics nightmare – particularly if such nightmare could have been … Continue reading

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The Hangings – updated

My article about The Hangings has been receiving some publicity over the past week and appeared in the Harwich & Manningtree Standard on Friday 21st Feb 2014, and more recently on their website. I’ve also been contacted by a local … Continue reading

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Events in & around Harwich

I do what I can to publicise events around Harwich but I concentrate on those that are free to the public or have a wider appeal. Other events are listed on several websites but I can recommend What’s On Tendring … Continue reading

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What are Harwich’s Top 10 that a visitor should do when here ?

Recently we heard that Stena Line transported 580k people across to Holland from Harwich. How many of these set foot away from A120 and into our attractions, shops, pubs etc ? Problem is we are not practised at knowing what … Continue reading

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Joined up thinking?

In a recent blog, Harwich: Onwards into 2014 , I suggested that the enablers and providers of tourism and heritage in & around Harwich should get together to co-ordinate their efforts. Tweet

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Harwich: Onwards into 2014

As 2013 ends, I have taken a look back over the past 12 months. Rather than a full review of the year, as that falls to the local press, I want to consider the way Harwich and district¬† has dealt … Continue reading

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Harwich Valley – good for Harwich ?

Plans have been on show profiling the ideas behind the land to be known as Harwich Valley, on the A120 between Ramsey Village and Parkeston. Tweet

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