Fabulous street art draws Southend Arts Festival to a successful close
Last weekend saw the Southend Arts Festival draw to a successful close after hundreds of performers and artists were involved throughout a fantastic fortnight (3-19 September) that showcased and celebrated the immense cultural and artistic talent in the Borough.
Get your tickets now for unique event taking place on world-famous Pier
A unique cultural event is taking place on the iconic Southend Pier this week, celebrating how it became HMS Leigh during World War 2 (WW2).
Major improvement works finished at key junction
The main highway works for the junction improvement project at The Bell junction, which will increase traffic flow and improve air quality in the area, have been completed.
Inspire a generation – become an industry champion
People who love their job are being encouraged to become industry champions and inspire the next generation to enter their specific field of employment.
Bravest pier in the world
How much do you know about the heroic history of Southend during WW2?
Southend business survey launched
Together with the Southend Business Partnership we are pleased to announce that the annual Southend business survey is now available.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council partners with FSB to support local small businesses
Small businesses in Southend can now benefit from expert support to guide them through pandemic recovery, thanks to a new partnership with the Council and The Federation of Small Business (FSB).
Selective licencing scheme update to be discussed at Cabinet
An update on the selective licencing scheme being introduced to better regulate landlords in certain wards of Southend is to be discussed by Cabinet.
Southend Business Partnership briefing to take place face-to-face for the first time since the start of the pandemic
The Southend Business Partnership (SBP) is pleased to announce that the next SBP briefing will be face-to-face on 16th September.
Record-breaking visitor numbers enjoy iconic pier
Southend Pier welcomed over 74,000 visitors in August, the highest number of visitors since records began 14 years ago.