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Prittlewell Princely Burial

Drinking Horn in wrap and CT ScanObjects from the famous Prittlewell Anglo-Saxon princely burial have gone on permanent display at Southend Central Museum.

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The Red Box Project

Cube in red outline with Heart on one side. Text reads The Red Box ProjectWe're supporting The Red Box Project, a charity providing free menstrual products to schools within the Southend area, by collecting donations at the Civic Centre reception.

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Joint Administration

handshakeCllr 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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Cycle sculpture takes centre stage at Village Green Festival

Students at South Essex College worked with artist Nik Ramage to create a moving sculpture, made of recycled bikes, which will be on display in the ForwardMotion area at the Village Green Festival.

Visitors pleased as Punch for return of puppet festival

Come down to Southend Pier on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August to see some iconic British slapstick comedy in the 31st Southend Pier Puppet Festival.

Volunteering project celebrates 10th birthday

A leading UK volunteering charity will be celebrating 10 years of supporting local families in Southend at an event in Southend.

Resident faces £1,550 bill for failing to comply with ‘Untidy Site Notice’

A local resident faces a £1,550 bill following a legal dispute with the council regarding a fire-damaged property in Chalkwell.

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Southend Central Museum, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6EW


The London exhibits finds from the London shipwreck, a 17th Century Cromwellian warship that mysteriously exploded in the Thames Estuary in 1665.

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