UK Community Renewal Fund open for bids
Local organisations in Southend-on-Sea can apply for a share of £3m which has been made available by the UK Government to support recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Council initiative sees rapid coronavirus test kits delivered to Southend mosques
A new Council initiative is underway to ensure diverse communities across the Borough have equal access to coronavirus testing facilities.
Positive start for the HAF programme
The Council is recognising and thanking our local organisations, charities, and schools for delivering the Holiday activities and food programme (HAF) for Southend’s children and young people.
96% of pupils get one of top three choices of primary school for September
96% of children in Southend-on-Sea will start primary school in September 2021 in one of their top three preferences, with 85% at their first-choice school.
Register to vote for local elections and have your say
Residents of Southend-on-Sea need to make sure they register to vote by midnight on Monday 19 April so they can vote in the local elections this May.
Ground investigation works to begin for Better Queensway redevelopment
Following the recent approval at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s development control committee, ground work investigations for the Better Queensway redevelopment will start next week.
UK Power Network to carry out work at Leigh Marina
UK Power Network will be carrying out essential work on a new service connection for Leigh Marina from 13 to 30 April, meaning multi-way traffic signals will be in place that will affect traffic flow.
Community Collect: Home Covid-19 testing programme launches in Southend
Rapid Covid-19 self-test kits are being offered to everyone living and working in Southend-on-Sea under the Community Collect initiative to support the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.
Flags at half mast to remember His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Flags are flying at half mast.
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Statement from The Mayor
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. 1921 - 2021