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October 27, 2017

Thursday 26 October 2017

With Christmas just round the corner (yes, really) Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is preparing for this year’s annual Toy Drive.

The Toy Drive aims to ensure all of Southend’s vulnerable children will receive a gift this Christmas.

This, the four...

October 27, 2017



Thursday 25 October 2017

Southend Youth Council’s new Youth Mayor and Deputy Youth Mayor have been appointed and will serve in office until March 2018.

Maise Riley, 16, who attends Chase High School, was elected Youth Mayor, and Yasmin Bey, also 16, Deputy Youth Mayor....

October 27, 2017

Council secures

Friday 27 October 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has been awarded £1.7m of Government funding from the Department of Transport.

The ‘National Productivity Investment Funding’ (NPIF) will be used to carry out £2.5m of road improvements in key town cen...

October 24, 2017

to help transform its social care services and inspire next generation


Tuesday 24 October 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council introduces Pepper, a state of the art child-size robot designed to help transform the way it delivers social care services to its local communi...

October 23, 2017

Darlinghurst Academy hits the ‘Gold Standard’ for outdoor learning

A Leigh-on-Sea Primary School has won a prestigious award for its innovative approach to teaching children about the world around them.

Darlinghurst Academy is just one of three schools in the whole of Es...

October 23, 2017

A little gift to you – presented by the ‘Royals Footman’

You’ve been looking forward all week to a little retail therapy and R ‘n’ R with your friends and family. But you’ve got to find a parking space and then, when you do, you fumble around at the ticket machine wonde...

October 20, 2017

Links have been made over the last few years between young singers in Southend, and young performers in Cottbus, Germany.  The Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs will be welcoming a visiting children’s choir from Germany this weekend, who will spend a few days exploring...

October 19, 2017

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has appointed Hawkins\Brown Architects to design the new Thames Estuary visitor attraction in Southend-on-Sea.

The original museum proposal is being refreshed to ensure it meets visitor interest and repeat appeal...

October 19, 2017

  • The capital’s best airport has added Antwerp to its growing list of destinations – operating 4 flights weekly from next June

  • London Southend Airport also announces 80% increase in Flybe flights for summer 2018 schedule, including the return of popular Croatian...

October 19, 2017

Get involved with Musical Monday


Children aged seven onwards, with varying musical talents are welcome to participate in the council organised event taking place at St Mary’s Church of England primary school on Monday 23 October.

The young musicians will work in groups...

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