Free and active support sessions for unpaid carers
Unpaid carers will get free physical activity sessions after Southend-on-Sea Borough Council teamed up with Sport for Confidence to provide support.
Council responds to Government’s four-part plan to lift coronavirus lockdown
On Monday, the government announced its four-part plan to lift the COVID-19 lockdown in England.
Southend BID welcomes new Director to the board
Southend Business Improvement District (BID) is delighted to announce Chris Johnson, owner of Énergie Fitness, as a new Director.
Household waste collection catch up operation
Following disruption to collections due to the snowfall last week, Veolia are putting additional resources into collecting all recycling and waste collections missed, as well as carrying out this week’s collections.
Free parking after 6pm set to stay as part of amendments to parking proposals
The council’s cabinet have today agreed changes to draft parking charge proposals that were announced in January.
Joint housing scheme for underused garage site to be discussed
A joint housing scheme to replace an underused garage site with homes is to be discussed at cabinet.
Dog control orders set for Cabinet discussion
Plans to renew the Borough’s dog control orders through a new public space protection order are set to be discussed by Cabinet.
Additional Restriction Grants available for eligible businesses in Southend
After receiving an allocation of £3,662,500 by the Government to fund Additional Restrictions Grants, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council have now opened the application process for eligible businesses to apply for this grant funding.
Southend Pass set to be available to all
The Southend Pass is set to be offered to residents from outside the Borough too, as the cabinet member for transport looks at boosting visitor numbers for the summer season.
Holiday opportunities for eligible school children and young people in Southend-on-Sea
Local children’s and young people’s charities, providers and schools are being asked to get involved with a holiday activity scheme for eligible children and young people in Southend-on-Sea.
Cliff stabilisation works at Belton Way East
Following a recent routine survey at Belton Way, the council’s highways department have identified areas of slope instability.
Hospice care ‘Enriched’ by Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship Week 8th - 14th February
Two local hospice employees say they can now further 'enrich the patient care experience' after completing a complex nursing apprenticeship scheme.
Pollinator strategy creating a buzz in Southend
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is seeking residents’ views and comments on an updated pollinator strategy, which looks at improving and increasing habitats for pollinators across the borough.
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