Southend on Sea News and Events

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Whats On In Southend on Sea Local News

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

  • Leader’s blog - 1 July 2022
    on July 1, 2022 at 10:50 am

    This morning we held Cabinet, where a number of important items were discussed, a couple of which relate to the economic recovery and ongoing regeneration of our new City

  • Further funding available to ‘unlock’ City’s potential
    on June 30, 2022 at 3:50 pm

    Southend-on-Sea City Council is set to bid for up to £26.5m of funding through round two of the Government’s Levelling Up Fund, which could see major improvements to the A127 and several projects to help unlock the High Street’s potential.

  • Keep reading this summer and become a ‘Gadgeteer’ with Southend Libraries
    on June 30, 2022 at 2:02 pm

    Southend Libraries and The Reading Agency are excited to introduce ‘Gadgeteers’, the Summer Reading Challenge for 2022 which will run from 23 July to 31 August for children aged four to twelve. There will also be an Early Years Challenge for children under four as part of the fun.

  • Your household canvass is on the way
    on June 30, 2022 at 11:51 am

    As part of the council’s annual voter registration canvass, households are being contacted by the electoral services team by email, form or letter.