Government Updates Coronavirus Regulations
The government’s approach to tackling coronavirus has changed over the past few days which means new and altered regulations for people to follow.
Improvement works to key town centre gateway are underway
Work is underway on the next phase of a project to modernise a major gateway into Southend town centre.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is pleased to announce residents will be able to browse their local libraries once again as libraries across Southend are set to reopen to the public.READ MORE
Local team being trained to aid test and trace effort
Council staff are being trained to help the test and trace effort and attempt to make contact with those not reached by the national system.
Southend BID welcome Caddies owner as new director
George Bejko-Cowlbeck, the co-owner of Caddies on London Road, joins the board of directors at Southend BID Ltd.
Bell junction footbridge to be removed this week
A closure to part of the A127 will be in place this weekend to allow the removal of the footbridge at The Bell junction as part of wider improvement works.
Short Street Coronavirus testing site
The leader of the council has issued the following statement in relation to the Coronavirus walk-through testing site at Short Street, Southend-on-Sea.
A slice of Italy for Little Havens children
Children supported by a local hospice have had a little slice of Italy brought into their homes thanks to technology and the support of a local business.
Autumn Firework Displays Cancelled for 2020
The series of annual seafront firework displays have been cancelled for 2020 in light of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Cabinet to consider consultation on amalgamation of Chalkwell Hall schools
The council’s cabinet is to consider starting a formal consultation on the potential amalgamation of Chalkwell Hall Infants School and Chalkwell Hall Junior School.
Covid could halt Forum II plans
Plans to build the second phase of a combined academic and cultural facility in the heart of Southend could be wound down as a result of the Covid19 Pandemic.
Discounted parking scheme to be discussed by Cabinet
Southend residents and visitors could soon be able to park in all council-owned carparks and on-street parking bays for just £8.50 a month.
Local Hospice calls upon walkers to support their hospice care this September
Havens Hospices is calling for walkers to join the Fun Walk Trust’s virtual walk to support the charity this September.
Get COVID tested at London Southend Airport
London Southend Airport is working with Southend Borough Council to support ongoing COVID-19 testing which has been extended to anyone experiencing symptoms.
Leigh-on-Sea.com has a chat with Glenn Godfrey and talks about his new EPREAD MORE
With many of us returning back to our places of work, and for our children go back to school, colleges and in some cases university we find again we are changing not only our lifestyle habits but those of our pets, especially our dogs...READ MORE
Friends of Leigh Library Gardens are delighted by the support received so far for The People's Path.READ MORE