Updated HIV figures for Southend-on-Sea show reduced figure
Revised figures of newly diagnosed HIV cases for Southend-on-Sea have been released, placing the town well within the national average.
Volunteers needed to drive forward electric taxi project
The council is looking for up to fifty taxi drivers to take part in a study to help decide where four new rapid recharge points for electric taxis will be installed.
High school-aged children asked, “Who’s controlling your friends?” in new county lines campaign
A campaign from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has been launched to give children an understanding of how criminals operate, in their attempts to force children to run drugs and money in, out and around the borough.READ MORE
Manhunt launched after driver flees crash in Southend
Police have launched a manhunt after a driver fled the scene of an accident at approximately 7pm on September 24.
Resolution to tackle town’s inequalities
The Leader of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has claimed the council’s new administration will be “unrelenting in its resolve to tackle inequalities in the town”, after a national study into deprivation in England has shown that the Southend borough continues to be home to both the most and least deprived areas the country.
Children say “yes please!” to smoke free school gates
Primary school children in Southend-on-Sea are encouraging their grown-ups to stop smoking at the school gates.READ MORE
Cannabis farm discovered in Leigh-on-sea police raid
Copious amounts of cannabis plants were discovered after police raided a premises in Hillside Crescent on Friday morning shortly before 9am.