Relief effort for Ukraine
Residents of the City of Southend-on-Sea are showing true generosity in the relief effort for the people of Ukraine.
Consequences for 16 reckless car cruise drivers
16 drivers who attended a car cruise on Southend-on-Sea seafront over the Easter weekend are facing the consequences of their reckless and dangerous driving behaviour.
Global awards for City’s beaches
Five of Southend-on-Sea’s beaches will be proudly flying prestigious Blue Flags once again following the announcement made by Keep Britain Tidy.
Southend foster carers urge others to consider helping vulnerable children
Foster carers in Southend-on-Sea have been sharing their inspirational fostering experiences as the council shines a light on the fostering community as part of Foster Care Fortnight (9-22 May).
East Beach revamp continues to progress
Improvement works to East Beach, Shoeburyness, which will provide increased parking and easier access for residents and visitors, are progressing well following the start of the work in April.
Cllr Kevin Robinson elected as Southend’s 101st Mayor
Cllr Kevin Robinson was elected as Southend’s 101st Mayor at today’s Full Council meeting taking over from Cllr Margaret Borton who has served as the Mayor of both the Borough and City this past year.
Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Southend-on-Sea as full England route revealed
The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Southend-on-Sea during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed.
Planned road and pavement improvements announced for May
Seven roads and three pavements across Southend-on-Sea are planned for repairs and resurfacing throughout May as the council continues its £10m highways investment programme for 2022/23.
OFSTED recognises work-in-progress in children’s services
OFSTED have published a letter recognising positive changes to children’s services following a recent focus visit at Southend-on-Sea City Council, but says more needs to be done.
Southend foster carers shine a light on their rewarding careers and the support available for anyone to succeed
Foster carers in Southend-on-Sea have been sharing their experiences as we shine a light on the fostering community as part of Foster Care Fortnight.
Southend residents submit over 100 street party applications to celebrate The Queen’s reign
More than 100 applications have been received for street party permits and road closures to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – with the deadline closing on 5 May.