Make Christmas cracking for youngsters with HAF sessions
School aged children and young people can enjoy festive fun with the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme, providers in Southend-on-Sea are now accepting bookings for winter sessions.
We’re gritting in the spirit of winter
The council and its street cleansing and winter maintenance partner Veolia are ready to be called into gritting action, so residents and visitors can travel around the City safely this winter.
Leader's blog - 25 November 2022
This week Southend-on-Sea City Council’s leader Cllr Stephen George, discusses White Ribbon Day, keeping your valuables safe and the new council branding.
City Council proudly supporting White Ribbon Day and #TheGoal
We are pledging our ongoing support for this year’s White Ribbon campaign.
PlastiCity mobile unit opens its doors to highlight importance of recycling
The PlastiCity mobile unit hit the road earlier this month to showcase the plastic recycling process as well as other exciting ways to reduce and recycle waste plastics.
City’s mission to increase recycling rates in low performing areas
Our cabinet members Cllr Martin Terry and Cllr Carole Mulroney have been visiting roads with the lowest recycling rates to encourage more recycling and speak to local residents about recycling habits.
New photography exhibition looks at Southend 50 years ago
A new exhibition at the Beecroft Art Gallery displays ‘Two Views of Southend’, a photographic snapshot of life in Southend in 1972, by Josef Koudelka and Ron McCormick.
Record-breaking year for Southend Pier
It’s been a bumper year for Southend Pier, with the ever-popular attraction having recorded its highest number of yearly visitors, with two months of the year still to go.
City Council leader reacts to Autumn statement with budget warning
Reacting to the national autumn budget statement yesterday, Cllr Stephen George, leader of the council, says:
The Launchpad welcomes Oxford Innovation Space to help ambitious start-ups and small and medium enterprises flourish
The council is delighted to announce that Oxford Innovation Space is now set to operate The Launchpad at Airport Business Park, providing high quality work-spaces and business support for SMEs.