Residents’ Perception Survey seeks views for the future
Residents’ views are being sought on their priorities, needs, and aspirations for the future.
Southend in top 5% of councils for determining planning applications
Latest government data reveals Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to be in top 5% of councils in England for determining planning applications.
Planned highways works announced for August
Five roads across the borough are planned for repairs and resurfacing throughout August as the council continues with its planned phase 1, comprehensive £5m programme of highways works programme.
Views sought on electric vehicle charging policy for new developments
Following a new interim electric vehicle charging policy in respect of planning developments, we are seeking your views on what our long-term policy should be.
Southend partnership raises awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery
Friday 30 July 2021 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and to mark the occasion some hard-hitting artwork to raise awareness has gone on display in central Southend.
Southend Cornerstone Employers join to support local young people with virtual experiences of the workplace
Due to COVID-19 affecting traditional work experience, we worked with schools, colleges and The Careers and Enterprise Company to set up a brand-new initiative, running a series of virtual experiences
Please bear with us with waste collection delays
Recycling and waste services across the borough are being maintained and undertaken as quickly as possible, but still face some disruption whilst the council’s waste partner, Veolia, manages workloads with reduced staffing due to COVID self-isolation.
Housing pipeline presents four development sites to cabinet
Councillors will today discuss the development of four potential housing development sites by PSP Southend LLP, the public/private partnership set up to deliver housing on publicly-owned land.
Council and partners to review trial seafront road closure
The council and its partners are to review feedback from the trial road closure on part of Southend seafront this weekend.
Cabinet to consider streamlined policies to speed up processes and highway protection
Big changes could be coming for the council’s highways team with updated policies for dropped kerbs and highways enforcement set to be discussed by cabinet.