El Galeon ship stays ashore for longer due to popular demand
The company that owns El Galeon, the 17th century replica Spanish tall ship due to arrive at Southend Pier this week has lengthened its stay due to popular demand.
Director of Public Health records wellbeing podcast
The Director of Public Health has given some sage advice about taking responsibility for your own health and wellbeing as part of a new podcast series.
Council and police joint operation to crack down on e-scooters and cycling on Southend High Street
Our Community Safety team and The Southend Community Policing Team will be in Southend city centre on 25 May to educate the public about the dangers of e-scooters and cycling on Southend High Street.
Introducing the City Council’s new leader – Cllr Tony Cox
Following the recent local elections, the City Council has a new council leader. Cllr Cox starts his first leader’s blog by discussing the importance of voting and democracy and unveils his cabinet.
New council administration appointed
A new Conservative administration has been appointed to lead Southend-on-Sea City Council after being voted in at Full Council earlier tonight (Thursday 18th May).
Council helping to increase plastic recycling rates across City
We have successfully demonstrated a proof-of-concept to increase plastic recycling rates among businesses and organisations across the City as part of the PlastiCity initiative.
Southend City Youth Council elects new Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor
Southend City Youth Council has elected a new Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor with both set to complete 6-month terms of office.
The council needs your views about nuisance behaviour
Noisy behaviour and nuisance neighbours can have a serious impact on daily life and Southend-on-Sea City Council wants your views on it.
Southend’s beaches named amongst the best at international Blue Flag awards
Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of the Blue Flag and Seaside Awards for summer 2023, and Southend’s beaches have been named as some of the best in the country.
Youth Health Champions investigate underage vaping in the City
Trading Standards and Southend-on-Sea City Youth Council have set out to tackle the rise in underage vaping and e-cigarettes.