London Southend Airport supports ‘Carbon Happy’
London Southend Airport has been keeping busy during lock down by collaborating with ‘Carbon Happy’ so that offsetting is available when passenger flights return.
Third sector groups honoured with prestigious award
Two Southend-based charities who work in the community have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services (QAVS), the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
London Southend Airport is working with Southend Borough Council to make a new COVID-19 testing facility available to symptomatic frontline workers and those over 65.READ MORE
Bell junction improvements set to start in September
The main improvement works for The Bell junction project are set to begin in early September.
Please respect our parks and open spaces – Bin it or take it home
Residents and visitors are being asked to respect parks, beaches and other open spaces as lockdown measures are further relaxed today. Up to six people are now allowed to meet outside, as long as those from different households stay at least 2 metres apart.
Seafront plans will continue to be reviewed as weather set fair
After a busy and hot Bank Holiday Monday in Southend-on-Sea, the council’s cabinet member for community safety has said that plans and measures put in place locally since lockdown was relaxed earlier this month will continue to be reviewed and improved as necessary.
Leigh Street Marathon raises over £1000 for local hospice charity
A man from Leigh has brought his neighbours together to participate in a socially distanced ‘Street Marathon’ to support local hospice care, after a race he was meant to be taking part in was cancelled due to Coronavirus.
Top Doctor Embraces His ‘Rainbow Roots’ Raising £2k for Havens Hospices
A renowned palliative care consultant has stayed true to his promise of ‘embracing the rainbow’ by dying his hair after raising more than £2,000 for the charity he works for.
Southend Choir Create Virtual Recording for the NHS
Unable to meet in their usual weekly rehearsals, the Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs have spent the last few weeks creating a virtual choir recording.
Southend Council: Our Letter to Support Schools
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has expressed its full support to all state funded schools in the borough confirming trust in their professional judgement as they are due to reopen.
London Southend Airport promote ‘Run-way’ Event for NHS
London Southend Airport has identified yet another opportunity to encourage positivity during this challenging time. The airport will host a charity run/cycle on Friday 29 May to help raise money for the NHS
Residents urged to use judgement before visiting recycling centres
With the Borough’s two household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) reopening to the public next week (Monday 18 May), the council is urging residents to think carefully and consider whether they need to visit or not.
Key workers can get free parking with new temporary permit scheme
Key workers carrying out essential work during the Coronavirus pandemic can now apply for a free temporary permit that allows them to park in all the borough’s council owned car parks and bays.
c2c Returns to Standard Service on the 18th of May
Following government recommendations, c2c is returning to its standard weekly timetable from the 18th of May.
Gourmet Deli have put together a package of assorted meats, cheeses, wine and other luxury goods ready for this bank holiday.READ MORE
Pot Herbs the Green grocer is now selling fresh produce on the Leigh on Sea shop and boxes of fresh fruit and veg are now available for purchase.READ MORE