News archive

News published June 2015

  • New plans to perk up parks and freshen open spaces

    Chalkwell parks flowers

    Published 22nd June 2015

    A proposed five-year plan has just been unveiled to safeguard and enhance Southend’s open spaces.

  • Southend Rises to the Reading Challenge

    6 book challenge

    Published 19th June 2015

    Library staff joined Southend Adult Community College staff and community partners to celebrate the fantastic achievement of local adult learners who had successfully completed this years challenge.

  • Valiant charity efforts raise vital funds for sick children

    Photo of Project 49 members holding their Team Enchanted banner

    Published 18th June 2015

    Energetic adults with learning disabilities in Southend have raised a tremendous £1792 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Elder abuse

    Published 15th June 2015

    Today is the ninth annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and Southend-on-Sea’s Safeguarding Adults Board is taking the opportunity to increase the public understanding of elder abuse.

  • Business growth thanks to funding on the radar

    London Southend airport logo

    Published 11th June 2015

    A number of influential speakers are lined up for the next Southend Business Partnership briefing which takes place on Thursday 18th June at the Airport Conference Centre at London Southend Airport

  • Domestic Abuse and Older People

    Elder abuse

    Published 10th June 2015

    A Southend multi-agency partnership is highlighting World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday 15th June.