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June 26, 2017

Borough-wide competition to

Friday 23rd June 2017

A community campaign to encourage residents and visitors to take pride in the town is running a competition during the first two weeks of July.

Make Southend Sparkle has seen volunteers around the borough clearing litter f...

June 25, 2017

Today we saw the first Raft Race in Southend for 10 years. The Rotary Club of Thorpe Bay thought it was about time this epic race was brought back to Southend Summer event calendar. The Start was delayed because of high winds but the crowd were then treated to a battle...

June 19, 2017

Monday 12th June 2017

Would you like to know more about our local history? Always meant to visit the Southend Museums but never got round to it? Make the summer of 2017 the summertime to do it.

If your children are studying the tudors, prehistoric Britain, the moon, the...

June 19, 2017

Tuesday 13 June 2017

A “life-changing” initiative that has seen more than Southend 26,000 women getting fit in their local church halls, community centres and schools has secured funding to run for another year. 

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, in partnership with Activ...

June 19, 2017

Thursday 15 June 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Cabinet is to consider an ambitious 10-year blueprint to propel Southend to becoming England’s number one coastal destination.

Councillors are being asked to comment on the draft tourism strategy, titled “Destinatio...

June 19, 2017

Thursday 15 June 2017

Councillors will receive an update on important plans to create more secondary school places in the Borough

The council’s cabinet (Tuesday 20th June) will be asked to agree that expansion plans for Shoeburyness and St Thomas More High Schools are pr...

June 19, 2017

Friday 16th June 2017

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has made an offer to buy the former gasworks site on Southend seafront.

The derelict land, which has blighted the golden mile for a number of years, provides the council with a ‘unique opportunity’ to look at future d...

June 9, 2017

Southend BID invites you to take to the streets for a live adventure game: The Mystery of the Star-Eaters

“A demanding boss, enough unsolved cases to fill an aircraft hangar, and now one of Southend’s leading professors has gone missing. Detective Inspector Ranney is no...

June 9, 2017

c2c was the UK’s most punctual rail operator in the UK in May. *

The award-winning train operator that runs services between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness achieved more than 96% in the Public Performance Measure (PPM) figures, the latest set of which have jus...

June 5, 2017

Southend BID uses flower power to attract visitors   

Southend High Street and its adjoining streets have had a massive green makeover this week, all thanks to the Southend BID.

165 large hanging baskets full of bright, beautiful floral displays have been installed...

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