International 'Purple Flag' accreditation recognises Southend for outstanding night time economy and CCTV service
Much like the renowned Blue Flag for beaches, the Purple Flag symbolises excellence in nighttime entertainment, dining, and cultural offerings while prioritising the safety and wellbeing of the community during evening hours.
Changes to Council's draft budget for 2024/25 published
The main change proposes a £100,000 investment to provide a new type of dementia carer support. This funding would enable the development of dementia support groups across the four localities to enable carer support, information and advice and enable peer support