Council's fostering service recognises importance of keeping siblings together
Southend City Council’s foster carers are sharing their positive experiences and are urging likeminded residents with a loving and stable home to consider fostering local children especially siblings.
Local resident pleads guilty to fraud and theft of blue badge
A driver has pleaded guilty and been fined for false representation and theft for using a blue badge which was not theirs.
Agencies join to look after rough sleepers as freezing temperatures predicted
Various agencies in Southend-on-Sea will be working together to look after people sleeping rough after the Met Office announced freezing temperatures over the next few nights.
Planned road and pavement improvements announced for December
Two roads and pavements across Southend-on-Sea are planned for repairs and resurfacing starting in December as the council continues its £10m highways investment programme for 2022/23.
Merry events in the lead up to Christmas for Ukrainian families
Three fantastic events for Ukrainian refugee families are to be hosted by a Southend charity and the council this festive season.
Leader's blog - 2 December 2022
This week Southend-on-Sea City Council’s leader Cllr Stephen George discusses fuel poverty awareness day and Christmas in The City.
Council works with Food Standards Agency to stamp out the sale of illegally imported food
Southend-on-Sea City Council is working with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to stamp out the sale of illegally imported food.
‘Green’ Exhibition to help small businesses launches next week
The Green Monday Business Support Expo is coming to The Ironworks next week, to help local businesses grow and prosper, whilst being green and protecting the environment.
Free festive parking returns to Southend-on-Sea
All council-managed car parks across the City will be free all day on Sundays until Christmas, providing a welcomed boost for traders across Southend-on-Sea.
Get ready for window wonderland as Southend’s Best Festive Business competition returns
If you have a local business, grab your ribbon, baubles, and lights to dress up your business for the annual festive competition, which could win you some fantastic prizes!