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Southend councillor slams sewage discharge ‘scandal’

A Southend councillor has branded sewage discharges “one of the biggest scandals of our generation” after it was revealed bathers

Developer urged to get on with stalled Southend flat pack homes scheme

The developer behind a half-built flat-pack home development in Southend which has been put on hold for months on end

Anger as Southend Council finance meeting held in secret

Southend Council has been slammed by the Tory party leader for the “disgusting” decision to hold meetings to debate financial

£1.5b ‘toxic Tory debt’ will burden Thurrock Council until 2030 says leader

The leader of Thurrock Council says a £1.5billion “toxic Tory debt legacy” will burden the council until 2030. At a

Enforcement action recommended after landlord crammed seven flats into semi-detached house

A homeowner who crammed seven flats into a semi-detached home in Southend without planning permission could be forced to rip

Earth laden lorries could impact Southend roads

Southend seafront roads must be resurfaced before lorries carrying thousands of tonnes of earth to a 214-home Shoebury development begin

Taskforce to tackle illegal parking outside Thurrock schools

Thurrock councillors have agreed to set up a group to deal with illegal parking outside schools. The first meeting of

Thurrock needs more than £200million Government bailout

Thurrock Council’s financial woes continue after it was revealed the authority will need £206.7 million from the Government to balance

Action needed to save Kursaal

It’s time for “action not words” to help save Southend’s ailing Kursaal from deteriorating further and falling into a state

Call for every baby born in Southend to have their own tree planted

A new tree should be planted for every single baby born in Southend to help improve the street scene, according