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Preparations underway for sunniest weekend of 2018

With sunshine forecast for the weekend, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is gearing up for a welcome influx of day-trippers to the Borough’s shores.

Fostering information sessions commence in Southend-on-Sea

Can you foster a local child? Foster homes are urgently needed for children across the Borough, from Leigh-on-Sea through to Shoeburyness.

Could you be a Summer Reading Challenge Volunteer in Southend Libraries?

All libraries in Southend are looking for volunteers aged 14 and above (there is no upper age limit) to help children keep reading in the summer holidays for the Summer Reading Challenge.

Blue Flag beach success

Three of Southend-on-Sea’s beaches have received the prestigious Blue Flag, with all seven awarded the ‘Seaside Award’, Keep Britain Tidy have announced today.

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