Leigh on Sea News

Southend Cornerstone Employers Join to Support Local Young People With Virtual Experiences of the Workplace

As a result of COVID-19 affecting traditional work experience placements this academic year, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council recently worked to set up a brand-new initiative, running a series of half-day virtual work experience opportunities.

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Housing pipeline presents four development sites to cabinet

Councillors will today discuss the development of four potential housing development sites by PSP Southend LLP.

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Council and partners to review trial seafront road closure

The council and its partners are to review feedback from the trial road closure on part of Southend seafront this weekend.

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Weddings are back in town! The Niche essential guide to choosing your perfect wedding jewellery

If you’ve been waiting patiently for better times to pop the question or plan your big day, your moment has arrived. Weddings are back!

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Further funding available to support vulnerable households over the summer

Southend-on-Sea has been allocated a final batch of government funding which will be used to continue its free school meal provision and support vulnerable households.

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London Southend Airport announces Independent Community Noise Forum

London Southend Airport announces its new Independent Community Noise Forum (London Southend Airport Community Noise Forum - LSACNF).

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Cabinet to discuss making part of Hamlet Court Road a conservation area

The decision to make the northern section of Hamlet Court Road (south of the London Road) into a designated conservation area will be discussed on 27th July.

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Garden benefits from charity advice

Southend in Sight teams up with the Friends of Leigh Library Gardens to revamp Sensory Garden.

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Councillors to discuss anti-poverty plan for Southend

An anti-poverty plan is set to be developed with key stakeholders with cabinet councillors discussing a report about food justice and tackling poverty next week.

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Win a pair of tickets to The ELO Experience at the Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion is hosting The ELO Experience on Saturday 28th August and we are offering a lucky winner 2 tickets to see this event.

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Plans to redraw Southend West and Castle Point constituencies announced

The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has released its plans for changing constituency boundaries in 2023.

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Key worker permit to end next month

A temporary parking permit for NHS health and care workers carrying out essential work during the Coronavirus pandemic will stop at the end of July.

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Notice from Southend Airport Regarding July 19th Changes

A brief notice from the airport regarding the lifting of Covid restrictions on July 19.

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New controlled bollards for our High Street safety and security

A new upgraded bollard system is to be installed that will improve safety and increase security measures at all vehicle entrances to Southend High Street.

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Young readers can become environmental champions at Southend Libraries this summer

Children can become Wild World Heroes this summer by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021 at their local library.

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Look out for your household canvass

As part of the council’s annual voter registration canvass, households will soon be contacted by the Electoral Services team.

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Operation Binbag tackles persistent waste and recycling hotspots

Yesterday (5 July) saw the successful completion of Operation Binbag by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Strategic Task Allocation Group (STAG) in partnership with Veolia.

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Further £5m investment confirmed for Southend’s roads and pavements

A further £5m is being invested into the Borough’s roads and pavements this year, taking the total to £10m in 2021/22.

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Hot Properties This July From Bear

Some of the best homes on the market in Leigh this month, courtesy of Bear Estate Agents.

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Survey shows 83% support for new PSPO in Leigh-on-Sea

A new public space protection order (PSPO) could be introduced from Chalkwell seafront to Leigh-on-Sea to reduce anti-social behaviour.

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