The council’s cabinet will receive an update on Brexit and the end of the transition period at its meeting next week
A new approach to local test and trace has started this week, as part of changes agreed nationally. It is hoped that the changes will help more contacts to be traced and prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
Part of Westcliff could become the Borough’s newest conservation area under plans being considered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s cabinet next week.
The council’s cabinet will hear how preparations for the national 2021 census are underway at its meeting next week (Cabinet, Tuesday 3 November).
The council’s cabinet is to discuss proposed changes to how Southend Adult Community College is run (Cabinet, Tuesday 3 November).
The council is delighted to announce that it now boasts seven award winning parks as the town celebrates achieving a record number of Green Flags.
A new website dedicated to Southend pier has been launched to provide information on the history of the pier, upcoming events and raise the profile of our most famous visitor icon.
Please Stay safe this Hallowe’en is the message as families gear up for the annual festival of frights next week.
Residents are being urged to ‘honour the fallen whilst protecting the living’ as remembrance services across the country are altered this year to ensure the safety of local communities.
A powerful short film has just been released by Smokefree Southend, the council’s dedicated stop smoking team, encouraging smokers to #Quit4Covid.
Requirements on Businesses within the Hospitality Sector during the Emergency Period
Southend-on-Sea remains in COVID alert level MEDIUM (tier 1)and the council will not yet request to be moved into the second tier of the Government’s new national COVID-alert system
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will not yet request to be moved into the second tier of the Government’s new national COVID-alert system.
It's a crime to exhibit hateful behaviour toward someone because of their race, religion, gender identity or disability. If you witness or experience this please report it: call us on 01702 215000 and ask for a hate crime ambassador or call 999 in an emergency.
Please see below information on COVID-alert levels and how it affects travel and household mixing across those areas:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are teaming up with Google Digital Garage to offer a free live training webinar for individuals and businesses on 22 October 2020.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Director of Public Health is reminding residents of the importance of social distancing and urging those with symptoms to stop the spread by self-isolating and booking a test.
A legal agreement to deliver 100 extra affordable homes at social rent levels as part of the Better Queensway regeneration will be discussed at a special cabinet meeting next week (6 October).
Message from Krishna Ramkhelawon: Director of Public Health
With Christmas fast approaching (yes, really), in a year none of us could have anticipated, the council’s annual Toy Drive is set to launch this month to provide some Christmas joy for vulnerable children across Southend.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is proudly supporting National Clean Air Day, the UK’s largest air pollution campaign aimed at improving air quality across the country.
An agreement has been reached between Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Citizen Housing LLP and Southend United Football Club, enabling the redevelopment of Roots Hall for 502 new homes for rent, and the delivery of a new stadium at Fossetts Farm - with new homes proposed to replace an out-of-town retail development.