Do your research before buying a new pet this Christmas
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is supporting the Government’s ‘Petfished’ campaign to encourage residents to do their research before buying a pet this Christmas.
Number of Southend on Sea venues to re-open this week
Leisure and cultural venues will reopen this week following the Government’s announcement of the national tier system.
London Southend Airport asked young people to help to mark Armistice day by decorating poppies. The designs came flooding in with over 700 in total and have resulted in a fantastic display.READ MORE
Survey checks the ‘pulse’ of Southend residents during pandemic
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are asking residents to let them know about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and what steps they think the borough can take to ensure a positive future.
Free festive parking extended across the Borough
All council run car parks across the Borough will be free on Thursdays after 4pm for late-night shopping and all day on Sundays until Christmas.
Southend-on-Sea to go into Tier 2 restrictions next week
The Government has today announced that Southend-on-Sea will be under new Tier 2 restrictions when the current national restrictions end on Wednesday December 2.
National recognition for mental health support service
A health service which allows school children to anonymously text message a school nurse has received a national award for providing ‘an innovative solution to accessing mental health support, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic’.
Community organisations may be eligible for £3,000 infection control grant
Community and voluntary organisations are being supported to put infection control measures in place, so they can reopen within Government guidelines, to ensure the prevention of infection. Grants of between £100 and £3,000 are being made available.
Exciting plans for new football stadium and homes becoming a reality
The Council’s cabinet will get an update on the excellent progress being made on plans to redevelop Roots Hall and to develop a new stadium and housing at Fossetts Farm.
Course to help residents into work in the care sector
Residents with an interest in starting up a career in the care sector are being urged to register their interest in a successful career-starting project.
Lane and road closures planned for essential A127 works
Two overnight road closures will be in place this weekend as Eurovia carry out essential maintenance work along stretches of the A127.
Support grants available for Southend businesses forced to close in second lockdown
Businesses which have been ordered to close for four weeks due to the national COVID-19 restrictions may be eligible for a government grant of up to £3,000.
Waste services to be carried out as normal during latest restrictions
The borough’s two household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) will remain open and household collections will continue as usual during the current restrictions, in line with the most recent Government update.
Consultation launched on school admission arrangements for 2022/23
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is consulting on proposed admission arrangements for community schools in the Borough for the school year 2022/23.
Libraries closed but Click and Collect and home delivery set to continue
Following the Government announcement of a period of lockdown (commencing today, Thursday 5 November), the council is pleased to announce that residents will still have access to the Click and Collect and home library delivery services.
Shoppers are being encouraged to “Shop Local” and support Southend-based businesses in the run up to Christmas.READ MORE
Leigh-on-Sea Roundtable have finalised their route for Santa's Sleigh this year.READ MORE
Havens Hospices is launching a Christmas Tree collection service for households in the new year to help raise vital funds for local hospice care.READ MORE
A local charity has said its committed to bringing the community together in grief and celebration this Christmas despite the Coronavirus restrictions.READ MORE
A local hospice charity is asking its local community to pull on a Santa hat as well as their trainers this December for a Christmas themed fundraising challenge.READ MORE
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Mixed Art Course (6-Week Course)
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Watercolour Big Skies, Zoom Class (6-Week Course)
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Royal Brunch Club (December)
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Sunday Roast with Live Music (December)
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Christmas Wreath Making
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