Cabinet agrees to tender for new waste collection contract
The council’s cabinet have today agreed to undertake a full tender exercise to decide the future of the council’s next recycling, waste and cleansing contract from October 2023 onwards (Cabinet item 3, Monday 24th January).
Popular reading challenge returns to Southend libraries
The Reading Agency and Southend libraries are excited to announce the launch of the Reading Ahead reading challenge from today (Monday 24 January).
Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant applications are now open
Hospitality, Leisure and Accommodation sectors, that are being affected by the Omicron variant of COVID-19 may be eligible for a one-off government grant of up to £6,000.
One Day - Holocaust Memorial Day
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council asks Southend-on-Sea to join us for our annual service of commemoration to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
‘S for Southend’ showcasing the best of local artistic talent
An inspiring new community exhibition called ‘S for Southend’ is taking place at Focal Point Gallery
Additional investment proposed for our seafront
Additional investment into Southend-on-Sea’s seafront over the next five years is being proposed as part of the council’s draft capital investment programme up to March 2027.
Extension of charging hours and enforcement along seafront proposed - along with town centre parking charge freeze
Plans to support evening parking pressures in the central seafront area are to be discussed as part of the council’s draft budget for 2022/23
Notice of election for the Southend West constituency published
A notice of election for the Southend West constituency has been published.
Festival shines new light on our new City
A trail of incredible art installations is set to light up Southend-on-Sea in 2022 as part of the first ever Southend LuminoCity Festival of Light, bringing four dazzling nights of wonder to the soon-to-be City.
Further funding for healthier, greener travel
Healthier, greener travel is on the cards, with vast improvements to the Borough’s cycling network and initiatives to encourage walking and cycling for residents and visitors to be discussed by cabinet
Care providers to get £1,000 bonus for each extra resident following Government funding
A £1,000 bonus is being offered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to providers for every additional care package and residential care placement they can commit to.
Havens Hospices welcomes back Tree-Recycling collection service to support their care
After last year’s success, Havens Hospices is welcoming back its Christmas Tree collection service, covering more households in the New Year to help raise vital funds for local hospice care.
Santa’s sleigh is on its way thanks to generous donations
Nearly 2,000 vulnerable children and young people will have a Christmas present to open on the big day, thanks to the incredible generosity of local residents and businesses.
MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA: A CELEBRATION OF GLADYS KNIGHT featuring all the greatest hits from The Empress of Soul.READ MORE
Come and see CBeebies superstar and children’s favourite Justin Fletcher live on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza.READ MORE
A popular reflection exercise involves writing a letter to your younger self, describing and explaining all the life lessons you have learned.READ MORE
We are giving away 2 pairs of tickets for Madama Butterfly at the Cliffs Pavillion on 18th February.READ MORE
Southend’s premier running event - which raises thousands of pounds for local hospice care - is set to return to its usual coastal route in 2022 after being postponed by the pandemic.READ MORE
If there’s one thing I wish everybody knew about mortgages, it’s that you won’t make payments at the same rate throughout its entire term!READ MORE
“You never forget your first pantomime experience”, said Brian Conley at the end of Cinderella, before telling the audience that his own had featured Arthur Askey (cue quizzical looks from everybody but the grandparents).READ MORE
Leigh on Sea Shop
Mini Athletics Leigh-on-Sea
January 27 2022 - December 29 2022MORE
Council Litter Pick
January 29 2022 - January 29 2022MORE
Over 60's Social
February 2 2022 - February 2 2022MORE
The Listening Room
February 9 2022 - December 15 2022MORE
The Inaugural Southend City Concert, for Sir David Amess.
February 13 2022 - February 13 2022MORE
February 16 2022 - February 19 2022MORE
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