Seafront car parks to reopen on 29 March
Following the Government’s announcement of its roadmap out of lockdown, the council plans to reopen all seafront car parks and parking bays from Monday 29 March.
Council responds to Government’s four-part plan to lift coronavirus lockdown
On Monday (22 February 2021), the government announced its four-part plan to lift the COVID-19 lockdown in England.
Free and active support sessions for unpaid carers
Unpaid carers will get free physical activity sessions after Southend-on-Sea Borough Council teamed up with Sport for Confidence to provide support.
Conservation plans for Hamlet Court Road up for review
A public consultation is being launched seeking residents’ views on the proposals to designate part of Hamlet Court Road as a Conservation Area.
Council reminds residents to follow national COVID-19 guidance ahead of warm and sunny weekend
With temperatures expected to reach around 15 degrees this weekend, we are reminding residents to follow national guidance and stay safe, stay apart and stay local.
Council highlights proactive work to get empty homes back into use
As part of Empty Homes Week 2021, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are highlighting the work taking place to tackle the Borough’s empty properties.
Proposals for housing scheme clarified following land appropriation objections
A housing scheme in Eastwood will be discussed at cabinet (item 8, Tuesday 23 February) following a number of objections to a land appropriation notice.
Household waste collection catch up operation
Following disruption to collections due to the snowfall last week, Veolia are putting additional resources into collecting all missed collections, as well as carrying out this week's collections.
Selective licensing scheme proposed to protect private tenants
A licensing scheme which would allow the local authority to introduce licences for privately rented properties, could be approved in four neighbourhoods across the Borough.
Joint housing scheme for underused garage site to be discussed
A joint housing scheme to replace an underused garage site with homes is to be discussed at cabinet (item 10, Tuesday 23 February).