Relaxed Sessions at The Forum library
Families are being invited along for relaxed sessions at The Forum’s Children’s Library on Tuesday evenings.
Issues with MySouthend/online forms
Following technical issues beyond our control we are still experiencing performance issues with MySouthend but are working hard to resolve these.
Streetlight proposal to be withdrawn following feedback
A draft budget proposal to dim streetlights for longer in residential areas of the City to save £25,000 a year, is to be withdrawn.
New budget investments and changes proposed following consultation
The council’s cabinet will discuss changes and new investments to the council’s draft budget for 2023/24 next week.
New team ready to launch at innovation centre
A state-of-the-art sustainable innovation centre in Southend-on-Sea has appointed a new team of experts-in-their-field core staff ready to support progressive businesses with big aspirations.
Southend retains purple flag for the 10th year running
The nightlife of Southend-on-Sea has once again been given the thumbs up as it retains the purple flag for the tenth year in a row.
Statement regarding recent 15-minute cities and ‘Oxford trial’ local media article
Council issues statement to clarify recent ’15 minute city’ article.
City Fibre night works taking place at Cuckoo Corner next week
City Fibre’s rollout of a fibre optic network across Southend-on-Sea is continuing, with the need of four nights of works, set to begin on a major route into and out of the City.
Leader's Blog - 3 February 2023
As February arrives, Cllr Stephen George, leader of Southend-on-Sea City Council, discusses gratitude, perspective and mental health.
Teacher strikes in Southend-on-Sea
The planned national teachers strike could affect some schools in Southend-on-Sea.