Leigh on Sea News - politics

Election Results in for Leigh-on-Sea

The results from the local elections have come in and we now know who will represent Leigh on Southend Council.

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City bids a final farewell to Sir David Amess MP with a fitting send-off

Standing together united residents of Southend-on-Sea gave Sir David Amess MP a dignified and respectful send off following a special memorial service for family, friends and invited guests, followed by a horse-drawn procession through the streets.

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Community renewal projects receive over £1m in Government Levelling Up funding

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has secured £1,059,165 in funding for two successful projects from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund which will help the local drive to invest in recovery and support the community.

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Funding bid success for Leigh Port and Cliffs Pavilion improvements

The Government confirmed today that Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has been successful in its bid for funding from its Levelling Up Fund.

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Sir David Amess RIP 1952-2021

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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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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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Achievements during pandemic highlighted as 2050 ambitions continue

The council’s cabinet will discuss a report about key recent achievements which are helping to meet the town’s future ambitions.

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New Mayor for Southend-on-Sea

The 100th Mayor of Southend-on-Sea has taken the chains as Cllr Margaret Borton was inaugurated as first citizen of the Borough.

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By-Election Results Now In

The results of last night’s by-elections have been announced.

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Elections 2021 - Vote Safe Southend

Voters will see additional safety measures in place at polling stations tomorrow (Thursday 6 May).

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Council chief executive to take up new job at London Councils

Alison Griffin, chief executive of the council is to take up a new job as chief executive of London Councils this summer.

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Register to vote for local elections and have your say

Residents of Southend-on-Sea need to make sure they register to vote by midnight on Monday 19 April so they can vote in the local elections this May.

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