Gambling Act Policy consultation – have your say
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Licensing Principles, otherwise known as the Gambling Act Policy, is currently under review.
Further funding available to support vulnerable households over the summer
Southend-on-Sea has been allocated a final batch of government funding which will be used to continue its free school meal provision and support vulnerable households.
PlastiCity returns to help businesses and schools reduce, reuse and recycle plastic
PlastiCity are back and working with local businesses and schools to look at plastic waste and how to reduce, reuse and recycle more.
Councillors to discuss anti-poverty plan for Southend
An anti-poverty plan is set to be developed with key stakeholders with cabinet councillors discussing a report about food justice and tackling poverty next week (Cabinet, Tuesday 27 July).
Cabinet to discuss making part of Hamlet Court Road a conservation area
The decision to make the northern section of Hamlet Court Road (south of the London Road) into a designated conservation area will be discussed by cabinet on 27 July.
Impact of COVID-19 discussed as Annual Public Health report is presented to Cabinet
The latest annual report from the director of public health at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will be presented to Cabinet on Tuesday 27 July 2021 (item 6).
Council urging continued caution as restrictions lift
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is recommending people continue to act with caution when the majority of COVID restrictions are lifted on Monday 19 July, with growing infection rates locally and nationally.
Paint issue means pier train delay
The installation of the new electric pier trains, which were scheduled for a summer 2021 launch has been delayed due to an issue with paint sourced by the contractor, Severn Lamb.
Key worker permit to end next month
A temporary parking permit for NHS health and care workers carrying out essential work during the Coronavirus pandemic will stop at the end of July. This follows the Government’s announcement that step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown is going ahead.
Illegal cigarettes and tobacco products seized from shops in Southend
Large quantities of illegal cigarettes, hand rolling tobacco and illegal flavoured tobacco have been seized following coordinated raids on shops in Southend.