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Southend Council to consider removing means testing for disabled facilities grants

Councillors are set to discuss plans to remove the need for means testing for grants of up to £6,000 for

Southend homeless charity accused of creating a “ghetto”

A homeless charity has come under fire for allowing its properties to become run down, creating a “ghetto” in the

Application to convert Southend seafront guest house into homeless shelter rejected

Plans to convert a Southend seafront guest house into a care home for homeless people have been refused after the

Wheelie bins plan for Southend

WHEELIE bins could be introduced in Southend to replace rubbish sacks, with collections moved to bi-weekly to encourage recycling. Southend

MoD site should be an option to solve housing dilemma, says Southend Tory leader

The vast weapons testing site at Shoeburyness and Foulness should be considered in the mission to build 23,500 new homes

Councils polar opposites on housing issue

It’s a tale of two towns in south Essex as Southend Council and Basildon Council take polar opposite approaches to

New pavilion café for Southend Pier

A new pavilion café is set to be built on Southend Pier providing refreshments with sweeping sea views to thousands

Tram network proposal to link south Essex

Fresh details have been revealed over multi-million pound plans for a new tram network linking key points across south Essex.

Councillors in bid to form anti-extremism committee in Thurrock

Thurrock councillors want to form a committee to combat extremism, radicalisation and terrorism. They want it dedicated to the national

Skyscrapers may be the way to reach Southend housing target, claims deputy leader of council

Skyscrapers up to 27-storeys high could be built in Southend town centre to help the town meet its target for