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Prittlewell Princely Burial

Drinking Horn in wrap and CT ScanObjects from the famous Prittlewell Anglo-Saxon princely burial have gone on permanent display at Southend Central Museum.

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The Red Box Project

Cube in red outline with Heart on one side. Text reads The Red Box ProjectWe're supporting The Red Box Project, a charity providing free menstrual products to schools within the Southend area, by collecting donations at the Civic Centre reception.

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Joint Administration

handshakeCllr Gilbert will now lead a joint administration between Labour, Independents and Liberal Democrats, who between them hold 29 of the 51 seats on the Council.

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Shop local this Small Business Saturday

Local businesses are invited to celebrate Small Business Saturday as part of a national campaign which is designed to encourage shoppers to buy local.

Innovation plans approved

Plans to build the first dedicated innovation facility for small businesses and startups in the area has been granted planning approval by Rochford District Council.

Sleigh bells ringing as the Toy Drive comes to town

With Christmas fast approaching, council elves are preparing for yet another season of goodwill as the annual Toy Drive returns to deliver more joy to local children.

Are you registered to vote?

Residents of Southend-on-Sea need to make sure they register to vote by midnight Tuesday 26 November so they can vote in the General Election this December.

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


This exhibition explores colour and its use in art, the emotional response to colours and the ways in which artists have used them.

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