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Prittlewell Princely Burial

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Objects from the famous Prittlewell Anglo-Saxon princely burial have gone on permanent display at Southend Central Museum.

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New Pier Trains

View from far end of pier to shore with train on track.

Following the announcement that Severn Lamb have won the contract to design, build and install the new pier trains, four different designs for the ‘cab’ have been proposed, as well as three different colour options. 

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Joint Administration


Cllr Gilbert will now lead a joint administration between Labour, Independents and Liberal Democrats, who between them hold 29 of the 51 seats on the Council.

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Proposed designs revealed for new pier trains

New Pier Train designs

Help guide the future of former East Beach café site

The Council would like to know what local people, visitors and businesses would like to see at the site of the former East Beach café which is owned by the council.

Active travel initiative launched in south Essex

A new active travel challenge has been launched to encourage local residents to try alternative transport methods, such as walking, cycling, or using the bus or train.

Council remembers victims for Holocaust Memorial Day

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will once again remember all those who perished or were affected by the Jewish Holocaust on National Holocaust Memorial Day.

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