Storm Doris has arrived!
It's maybe time to batton down the hatches as Storm Doris has arrived in Essex
Southend Pier Wedding Fayre
Make your wedding day a reality with help from the Southend Pier Wedding Fayre at the Royal Pavilion 10:30 – 3:30pm Sunday 19th March.
Picture of the Week: 17th February
Our picture of the week is courtesy of Kit Worsley.READ MORE
Landlord Gets £2K Fly-Tipping Fine Instead of Booking £12.50 Collection
A landlord who dumped two mattresses outside one of his rented properties has been fined nearly £2,000, when they could have been collected for just £12.50.
Local teacher admits child sex image charges
Former Belfairs Academy teacher Neil Gardner has admitted multiple counts of possession of indecent images of children after his landlady discovered them in his room.
Shoeburyness Site to be Regenerated with New Nursery and Homes
A new nursery, community hall and nine new houses will be built on the site of the Friar’s Community Centre and the former Friar’s Library and now-closed Renown Pupil Referral Unit.
Campaign Urges Housing Benefit Claimants to Report Changes in Circumstances
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is launching a campaign to ensure residents who receive housing benefit are receiving the correct amount.
Over 100 Step Up to Volunteer for Iconic Ceramic Poppies
Over 100 people have come forward to help greet the thousands of visitors expected to attend Shoebury’s Barge Pier when the celebrated sculpture Poppies: Wave by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper arrives in Southend as part of 14-18 NOW’s UK-wide tour.
Squatters take over Southend town centre bar
Squatters have broken into and taken over what was formally Clarence Yard bar in Southend, just days after the Stockvale Group announced that they had acquired it.
Southend-on-Sea Retains Purple Flag Status
Southend-on-Sea is celebrating after retaining its prestigious Purple Flag status for its evening and night-time economy.
I'm writing this on a train home from London, where I've just been in a meeting on the gender pay gapREAD MORE
Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple when they return with an exciting new show for 2017READ MORE