Look out for your letter and respond to Household Canvass
As part of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s annual voter registration canvass households will soon be receiving a form. It will ask them to check whether information on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct.
Project to increase commercial plastic recycling launches in Southend
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is pleased to announce the successful launch of a new commercial plastic recycling project.
One-hour parking to return to Southend town centre
One-hour parking is set to return to Southend town centre car parks, Southend-on-Sea’s leading councillor responsible for transport has announced.READ MORE
Replacement pier trains on track
Plans to replace the ageing train system on the wold’s longest pleasure pier are continuing to progress, as the tender process is in full swing.
Volunteering project celebrates 10th birthday
A leading UK volunteering charity will be celebrating 10 years of supporting local families in Southend at an event in Southend.
Council removes benches to tackle anti-social behaviour
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will be temporarily removing benches from a street in Thorpe Bay following escalating anti-social behaviour.READ MORE
Cycle sculpture takes centre stage at Village Green Festival
Students at South Essex College have worked with artist Nik Ramage to create a moving sculpture, made of recycled bikes, which will be on display in the ForwardMotion area at the Village Green Festival.
Golfers “Go for Green” for Charity
On Wednesday 19th June, Boyce Hill Golf and Country Club in Benfleet held their annual charity golf day raising money for hospices in Essex.
Shopping Centre is taking on cycling challenge for Essex’s only children’s hospice
On Sunday 30th June, the region’s largest shopping centre held a charity spinathon as part of their fundraising for Essex’s only children’s hospice.READ MORE
Awards event for local mentoring project students
A local mentoring project will be celebrating the success of its pupils at an upcoming event in Southend.
Councillors to consider measures to tackle anti-social behaviour
Senior councillors are to consider proposals to help tackle anti-social behaviour, aggressive begging and street-drinking at a meeting of cabinet next week (Cabinet, 8 July, agenda item 3).
New administration adds its priorities to future plans
The council’s new joint administration has confirmed its priorities for the future, including a new focus on housing, community safety, the environment, improving street lighting, roads and pavements and enhancing skills and apprenticeships available to local people (item 4 - cabinet, 25th June).
I'm making the most of our seaside town this summer - it's the kind of place where you already feel like you're on holiday isn't it? I have a family of seagulls nesting near my house - often at 4am I am suddenly awoken by their familiar, holidayish squawk. Yes, it's 4am and I don't sleep well at the best of times, but I also do LOVE that sound.READ MORE
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Win a Cheese & Wine Evening for 6!
To celebrate their all new upstairs space, Gourmet Deli Co, situated on Leigh's Broadway, are giving away a free wine & cheese evening for six people!MORE
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