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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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Creating a clean energy future for Leigh-on-Sea

Energy infrastructure in Leigh-on-Sea is being investigated following Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s recently declared climate change emergency.

Carriageway closures at The Bell junction

A weekend road closure and subsequent northbound lane closure at Hobleythick Lane are planned to allow electricity cables and gas pipes to be moved for works to take place improving The Bell junction.

Youth Mayor’s Music Mayhem

In a bid to revitalise the youth music scene in Southend, the former Youth Mayor, Nathaniel Whitehouse, has set up a music event for young musicians in Southend.

Transgender flag to be raised above Civic Centre

The transgender flag will be hoisted outside Southend Civic Centre next week to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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


This exhibition explores colour and its use in art, the emotional response to colours and the ways in which artists have used them.

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