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Seconds out as Eastwood boxing gym gets retrospective planning permission

A boxing gym has been given the green light to stay open despite “blighting the life of neighbours”. Ringmaster Boxing

Independent probe of SEND provision in Southend

Parents in Southend are too terrified of “having their children taken away” to speak out about their problems at home,

Conservation status for Southend’s “second high street”

THE unique nature of Southend’s “second High Street” is set to be recognised with conservation area status. The “historic character”

Clarence Yard housing plan approved

A Southend fish and chip shop will be transformed into four homes after councillors gave plans the green light. The

Proposal for more vehicle charging points in Southend

Southend could boast 24 additional electric car parking bays to encourage drivers to embrace green technology. A total of 12

Failure to find chief executive blamed on “toxicity” within Southend Council

Southend Council failed in its recent bid to appoint a new chief executive because of a “toxic” atmosphere, its deputy

Selling off or leasing out Southend Civic Centre a possibility

Southend’s Civic Centre could be sold off or leased to private companies because the council’s 1,300-strong workforce will largely continue

Seafront flats given approval

A plan to build nine flats on top of the Wimpy restaurant on Southend’s Golden Mile have been approved despite

Expletives fly as Southend meeting descends into the gutter over future of councils

A TORY leader was allegedly told to f*** off by a Labour rival as a council meeting in Southend descended

Special guardianship carers to benefit from new policy after being underpaid for years

Families in Southend who stepped in to look after children won a share of £200,000 after it was ruled they