We are aware of travellers camping without permission on council land in Shoeburyness. The legal process to evict them from the site has started.

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Skatepark construction underway whilst council seek public’s help to name park

The hotly-anticipated construction of a new skate park in Southend will begin today (Thursday 16 May) with Maverick Skateparks moving onto the site at Warrior Square to begin the build.

Family fun-day to highlight the importance of safety

Youngsters will be able to explore emergency vehicles while their parents learn important safety tips at a family-friendly fun-day.

Encouraging improvements in water quality at Leigh Bell Wharf

New water quality tests carried at Leigh Bell Wharf are showing continued improvement, with only very low levels of bacteria detected in the latest results.

Green-fingered thieves target local park

The council’s parks team is urging residents to be vigilant after brazen thieves have stolen over 116 shrub plants from Priory Park over the last two weeks.

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Belfairs Woodland Centre, Belfairs Park, Vardon Drive / Eastwood Road North, Leigh-on-Sea


Following the success of our last Meet The Animals evening we are pleased to welcome back the expert team from Kent Owl Academy.

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