Sailing Ship Mercedes Returns to Southend Pier
The tall sailing ship Mercedes will return to Southend Pier from 20th – 23rd July for open day visits and day sails along the Thames Estuary.
New Life for Former Beecroft Gallery
Plans to convert a former art gallery into artist studios have been given the go-ahead
Proposed Pier extension plans submitted
Plans to extend the entrance to the pier have been submitted and will now go through the planning process.READ MORE
Language award for local pre-school
Little Acorns in Leigh-on-Sea has become the first Pre-School to be awarded a Southend-on-Sea Early Language and Communication (SELCA) Gold Award.
Primark set to open new store in Southend
It has been announced that giant clothes retailer Primark will take over the former BHS store in Southend High Street.
‘Switching apathy’ Costing Borough’s Energy Customers Millions
Around 44,000 households in the Borough could be overpaying for their energy due to ‘switching apathy’.
New School Could be Built in Southend-on-Sea to Meet Demand
Plans for a new secondary school in Southend-on-Sea will be discussed by the council’s cabinet next week (Tuesday 14th March).
More New Council Housing in the Pipeline
More new council homes could soon be on the way, with councillors set to discuss Phase 2 of the council’s house building drive next week (Cabinet, Tuesday 14th March).
Win Afternoon Tea for Two at The Royal Hotel
This week's competition is a right royal affair, you could be in with a chance to win afternoon tea for two with BOTTOMLESS Prosecco!MORE
Brainiac Live @ the Palace Theatre!
Win a pair of tickets to see Brainiac Live on 5 Apr @ 4.30PM!MORE
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