Celebrate Southend’s subcultures at a series of exclusive events
The Beecroft Art Gallery is holding a series of events to celebrate the diversity of subcultures in Southend, from teddy boys to mods, skinheads, punks, goths and everything in between and beyond.
Man who kissed boy in Southend McDonald's is jailed
A man who sexually assaulted an 11 year old boy in McDonalds, Southend High Street back in August 2018 has been jailed.
The Railway Pub Fundraiser exceeds expectations
A £10,000 fundraiser that was launched just over a week ago to save The Railway Pub Southend, has already received over £5,500 in donations.READ MORE
Latest independent Leigh Broadway shop set to close
One of Leigh's longest standing independent stores is set to close it's doors after 35 years of trading.
Council increases short-stay parking in Southend
Two mini short-stay carparks are to be trialled on Southend High Street, with short-term parking spaces at another major central car park also increasing.
Preferred bidder announced for Better Queensway scheme
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s cabinet are set to approve the selection of Swan Housing Association as its preferred bidder for the major transformation of the Queensway area in central Southend.
Coach trip exhibition to boost tourism
Members of the Visit Southend team based at the pier attended a major coach operator exhibition in London to promote Southend-on-Sea as a coach and group location for tourists.
Rough sleeper stats drop but there is still more to do
The official number of rough sleepers in Southend-on-Sea has dropped as the effects of new schemes and great partnership working are felt.
Residents have their say on new coastal management scheme for Shoeburyness
Almost 150 people have so far had their say on plans to protect Shoeburyness from tidal flooding and coastal erosion.
Impressive GCSE results yet again for Southend schools
Southend students also performed above the national average in Attainment 8, ranking 13th in the country with a score of 52.0 compared to the national of 46.5. This is an improvement on the 2017 score of 50.4. In the Progress 8 measure Southend is ranked 32nd with a score of 0.14 compared to national score of –0.02, again showing improvement from last year’s score of 0.06.
Investment proposed for extra children’s care home placements
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council plans to increase the number of residential care home placements for children in the local area.
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A local children’s hospice is looking for those with pedal power to join them for their bespoke cycling challenge this September.READ MORE
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