Local Man found guilty of housing benefit fraud
A local resident has been found guilty of housing benefit fraud and fined over £2,000.
Picture of the week - 16th February 2018
Does it get any better than this?READ MORE
Topping the tables for new GCSE measures
Statistics published yesterday by the Department for Education (DfE) confirmed Southend-on-Sea as an overall area performed well above the national* average under the Government’s new GCSE measures, coming 16th out of 151 local authority areas for the new Attainment 8 measure, and 13th for students achieving Grade 5 or above in English and maths combined (54.1% compared to 42.6% nationally).
Restaurant fined over £6,000 for noise offences
A Portuguese restaurant in Southend has landed a bill of more than £6,000 after consistently failing to repair a noisy extractor fan.
Wheeled Sports Consultation (Skate Park)
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is looking for residents and visitors, including young people, to take part in an online consultation for a possible new sports facility in the town centre for wheeled sports enthusiasts.
‘No change’ recommended for school catchment areas south of London Road
A detailed report on school admission arrangements for community schools from September 2019 onwards will be considered by the council’s cabinet next week (Monday 29 January).
If you're familiar with red days and green days, weigh-ins and meal replacement shakes, or people telling you to "just drink a glass of water if you feel hungry", there will be wry nods aplenty for you at Fat Friends the Musical, which is showing this week at the Cliffs Pavilion.READ MORE
The construction of Broadway West and the tea, coffee and cracker's that followed...READ MORE
Competition: Win tickets to Fat Friends The Musical
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Competition: Win tickets to Peppa Pigs Adventure at The Cliffs Pavilion
Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure and you lucky lot can win a family ticket!MORE
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