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  • Governors and headteachers steering to success - 25th July 2014

    Leaders of Southend schools converged at a major conference to celebrate their achievements and learn about the latest educational developments.

  • Get back into biking - 24th July 2014

    A new campaign is aiming to sell cycling to those with more miles on the clock.

  • Southend High Street to host litter pick - 24th July 2014

    Restaurant workers and residents have volunteered to help clear discarded litter in Southend High Street as part of a continuing county-wide clean-up bid.

  • Licensing in Southend – have your say - 22nd July 2014

    Southend residents are being invited to say how they would like the Council to judge licensing applications in future.

  • Enterprising Gran meets Zero Waste challenge - 22nd July 2014

    Intrepid Susan Hill invented a novel way to succeed in the recent Zero Waste Week challenge.

  • Helping schools to help young carers - 21st July 2014

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will lead the way yet again after it was chosen as one of fifteen areas to test a new national awards programme designed to support young carers.

  • Nurture base wins national award - 21st July 2014

    The Harbour Nurture Base, a council funded facility that provides specialist support to primary school children who have social and emotional difficulties has received the Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark

  • Funding boost to help get Southend walking and cycling - 16th July 2014

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s award winning sustainable transport team has been given a boost thanks to £750,000 of funding from the Department for Transport.

  • Free fitness for women! - 15th July 2014

    Women in Southend are urged to make the most of the free fitness programme being officially launched on Thursday 17th July.

  • Mythical Maze - Libraries Summer Reading Challenge - 11th July 2014

    Every year thousands of families all over the country are involved in the UK's biggest reading event for children in libraries, the Summer Reading Challenge.