The Ironworks on High Street going from strength to strength
The Ironworks, a community arts hub in the centre of the High Street is growing from strength to strength.
Work on plans to green the High Street started
Initial work to bring more greenery into the city centre’s High Street has started.
Leader's Blog - 24 March 2023
With the local elections fast approaching, Cllr Stephen George reflects on a year of leadership and the voting process.
Update on Beecroft Gallery and Jazz Centre
An update on the Jazz Centre and Beecroft Gallery was given at Full Council on Thursday 23 March.
Free book launch to celebrate Canadian author who has set tales in Leigh-on-Sea
A free book launch is being held at Leigh Library to celebrate the release of ‘The Spoon Stealer’ by Lesley Crewe.
Mayor visits Southend Pier to celebrate record-breaking year with staff
The Mayor of Southend-on-Sea visited Southend Pier today in celebration of a record-breaking 2022.
“Don’t be a Stranger” art designed to help lift people out of loneliness
A Southend-based art student has created a bench and confession box to support the national Every Mind Matters campaign and help people feel less lonely.
New loans available for developing Southend’s empty commercial properties
Owners of empty commercial property and developers in the City are being encouraged to bring life back to their buildings through the use of the Southend-led ‘No Use Empty’ (NUE) scheme.
City wins funding to improve energy efficiency of council housing
Southend-on-Sea City Council has been successful in its bid for £1.15m of Government funding to improve the energy efficiency of council housing.
Boom Battle Bar signed! Major new tenant announced for The Victoria Centre
Boom Battle Bar have announced that they are to open in The Victoria Centre.