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.
Leigh-on-Sea February Half Term Events
As part of Leigh Community Centre’s ongoing commitment to providing fun and affordable activities during the school holidays, a programme of events have been organised for the February half term.READ MORE
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've just come back from an amazing break away in London celebrating my partner Jo's birthday. The 'weekend' started on Thursday in fact...READ MORE
Q: I have found a house to buy in Leigh on sea and being new to the area, asked the estate agent to recommend a solicitor. He has recommended the same solicitor as the sellers are using as he says that this will make it easier? Is that right?READ MORE