Work has begun on building four colourful new sun shelters on Southend’s City Beach to give residents and visitors an attractive new area to relax.
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A unique recycling scheme that recycles the metal from orthopaedic implants following cremations has helped the Council to raise £5000 for Havens Hospices in Southend-on-Sea.
A new wheeled sports facility is set to be developed in central Southend, following a wide ranging public consultation into three possible sites.
The Council has successfully bid for £425,000 of Government funding to help tackle rough sleeping across the Borough.
The Council is set to significantly expand its community safety team, with a proposal to invest £250,000 to recruit 6 new members of staff.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has today (12 June 2018) published its proposals to reduce air pollution in the Borough over the next three years.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has joined authorities across Essex to seek local people’s views on updated guidance that would regulate shared houses and bedsits.
Nearly nine in ten Southend-on-Sea children will start primary school in September 2018 at their first choice primary school, and almost all at one of their top three preferences.
Commitment, dedication and strong partnership working has resulted in Southend-on-Sea Borough Council winning the ‘30 Hours Team award’ at the national Childcare Works Awards 2018, which was announced on Wednesday night
Work will soon start on an eight-week project to stabilise the banks of a lake and repair paths in an award-winning Southend Park.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is urging small businesses in Southend to be vigilant, after a conman claiming to be from the Council’s licensing team conned a business owner out of £430.
A detailed report on school admission arrangements for community schools from September 2019 onwards will be considered by the council’s cabinet next week (Monday 29 January).
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is looking for residents and visitors, including young people, to take part in an online consultation for a possible new sports facility in the town centre for wheeled sports enthusiasts.
With the ‘new year, new me’ resolutions in full swing, the Council, working with Fusion Lifestyle, is opening its doors for a host of activities at local leisure centres across the town to help promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
A project to create more council controlled residential care places in the Borough for vulnerable children could receive £400,000 of funding from April 2018.
The proposals form part of the draft budget for 2018/19 which will be discussed by the council’s cabinet next week (Thursday 18 January).
The Borough’s former CCTV radio system has been replaced with a new, digital system.
More than 15,000 users have registered for Southend-on-Sea’s new free public WiFi network, providing an extra boost for retail and leisure businesses in the all-important run up to Christmas.
Plans to deliver increased secondary school places from 2018 onwards are set to be fully delivered through expansions at existing secondary schools, rather than the building of a new school.