Young people encouraged to text a school nurse for health advice
A health service which allows schoolchildren to anonymously text message a school nurse has launched.
Plans in place to make council ‘carbon neutral’
A climate emergency could be announced in Southend-on-Sea next week as plans to create a ‘Green City’ continue to take shape.
Your Pride and Joy pictures to air on The Big Screen
An array of photos taken by local people and visitors, showing the best of our coastline, will be showcased on The Big Screen from next week.READ MORE
10 roads to shine brighter thanks to more street lighting
Sixty new LED lampposts will be installed across five Southend streets this autumn, thanks to funding added to the budget by the council’s new joint administration.
Councillors consider plans to plant 1,000 new trees in Southend
An additional 1,000 new street trees are set to be planted in Southend-on-Sea, as the council’s cabinet looks to develop a new tree policy for the Borough.
Howzat! Hospice Charity team up with celebrities for a cricket match not to be missed
On Sunday 22nd September, Gidea Park Cricket ground will be hosting a star-studded cricket match to raise money for Essex’s only children’s hospice.READ MORE
Woman arrested in connection with ABH and assault after incident on Southend bound flight
A woman was arrested after Officers were called to reports of an incident on a Ryanair flight.
South Essex cycling campaign rolls into action
ForwardMotion today launches its ‘This Is What A Cyclist Looks Like’ campaign, which aims to challenge people’s perceptions of what a ‘real’ cyclist looks like and encourage more people to start travelling by bike around south Essex.
Councillors to consider removing yellow lines to create seafront parking spaces
Senior councillors are to consider creating up to 21 new parking spaces along Southend’s seafront through the removal of yellow lines.READ MORE
Wellbeing events fund opens for third round of bidding
A funding stream to set up events and activities across the borough is open to bids from event organisers and local organisations.
Our latest showcase in our leigh-on-sea finds from the llittle town that we loveREAD MORE
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