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Colourful School SuppliesApplications for children starting primary school in September 2019 need to be submitted by January 15 2019.

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More affordable housing to be discussed

The council’s cabinet are to discuss the potential construction of 56 more affordable homes in the borough.

Council remembers Holocaust survivors and families for 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.

Youth groups give youngsters somewhere to connect

A community centre is giving young people somewhere to socialise with others their age and get advice and guidance.

£300k invested to replace chilly classrooms at Chalkwell Hall Infants School

Councillors are to consider investing £300k to replace three ageing wooden huts at Chalkwell Hall Infant School with new energy-efficient classrooms.

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Beecroft Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EX


The Essex Open is the largest open art exhibition in the county showcasing the wide diversity of creative talent held in Essex.

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