Impressive set of GCSE results confirmed
GCSE statistics published today showed the borough again performed above the national average in all headline performance measures.
Southend catering business briefly closed for unhygienic practice
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Environmental Health Officers forced the emergency closure of an unregistered catering business that was at risk of spreading dangerous bacteria because it had no hot running water.
Formal consultation on school admission arrangements to start
School admission arrangements for primary schools from September 2019 onwards will go to formal public consultation from 6 November to 15 December 2017.READ MORE
Southend Airport submit plans to extend
Southend Airport have submitted plans to Rochford District Council that if approved, will see the airport extended in two key areas.
New Leigh flat's application rejected
An application to build flats on the the Leigh Car Wash plot has been rejected by Southend Council.
Illegal and unsafe tobacco taken off shelves
Trading Standards officers have made yet another seizure as part of its on-going crackdown on illicit tobacco.
Taxi driver fined over repeated blue badge misuse
A local taxi driver who ignored previous warnings about misusing a Blue Disability Badge has been fined £300, ordered to pay £100 in costs and an additional £30 victim surcharge at Southend Magistrates court.
Southend schools showing high performance across all key stages
The excellent performance of Southend schools following summer tests and examinations will be discussed by the council’s cabinet next week.
Competition: Win a Family Photoshoot
We are delighted to have teamed up with Pauls Studio to run this amazing competition to win a Family photoshoot, plus a 16x12 art mounted print.MORE
Competition: Win a Hoppily Craft Beer Box!
Feeling thirsty? We are giving you the chance to win a box of 8 delicious local craft beers.MORE
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