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Kent Elms Junction

Photo of the work taking place at Kent Elms junction in 2015 to install a Toucan crossing
Starting on 21st November, work will begin on widening the Kent Elms junction of the A127.

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Purple and Lilac crocus flowersLooking for events in Southend this half term? Take a look at our dedicated activites page!

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Skating Santa with treeWondering what to do with your real Christmas tree now that the festive season is over?  Why not let Veolia collect it for free.

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Mix of savings and investments revealed as part of 2017/18 draft budget

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has unveiled its draft revenue budget for 2017/18 which shows how the council must bridge a budget gap of nearly £13m.

Major investment in Southend Pier set to continue

The Council is set to continue its major investment in Southend Pier, with a further £11.5m proposed to be spent on maintenance, repairs and major improvements over the next four years.

Council 125th Anniversary cash boost to help kick-start local projects

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is encouraging local community groups to help mark the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Borough by applying for council funding to kick start cultural projects.

Tidal flooding update

A flood warning remains in place for the 13:30 high tide.

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Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX


The Beecroft Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition is the largest and most prestigious open art exhibition in Essex.

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