Southend: Look out for each other
Ahead of the weekend, and the Euros tonight, District Commander Ian Hughes and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council's cabinet member for public protection, Cllr Martin Terry, have a message for Southend.
Tell us the priorities for SEND children and young people in Southend-on-Sea
A survey has been launched giving young people, families and professionals the chance to have their say on the priorities for the new Southend SEND Strategy for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Schoolchildren: please keep testing
Our Director of Public Health is asking parents and carers continue to encourage the young people in their household to test regularly following a recent slight rise in infection rates within schools.
Staff thanked for hard work over scorching weekend
Council and Veolia staff have been thanked for their incredible efforts over the hottest weekend of the year, which saw tens of thousands of visitors flock to Southend’s seven miles of coastline.
Seafront summer volunteers are back!
Beach welfare officers have been busy patrolling the shoreline making sure residents and visitors have a safe trip to Southend’s seafront.
Bookings for children’s summer holiday fun sessions now open!
Schoolchildren can enjoy a summer of fun as the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme providers in Southend-on-Sea are now ready to accept bookings for summer sessions.
Protect children as part of Clean Air Day 2021
Protecting our children’s health from air pollution is the focus for this year’s national Clean Air Day 2021, which Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is proud to support.
Keep going and remember COVID is still with us
With the Prime Minster confirming last night that stage 4 of the roadmap is being delayed until 19 July, residents are being urged to continue acting with caution and take up the offer of a vaccine.
Thanks to local charities for extra defibrillators for our seafront
We have sent our thanks to local charities for donating another four defibrillators to keep residents and visitors safe along Southend seafront.
Achievements during pandemic highlighted as 2050 ambitions continue
The council’s cabinet will discuss a report about key recent achievements which are helping to meet the town’s future ambitions (cabinet, 15 June).