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Summer holiday club for 12,000 Essex children a cornerstone of catch-up plan

As many as 12,000 children will be able to attend summer holiday clubs each day as part of Essex County

County Council budget accusation rejected

Accusations that Essex County Council’s Conservative administration has dropped “sound finance” from its 2021/22 budget have been rejected, with the

Union pushes county council to pay care workers enough when self isolating

Essex County Council (ECC) must ensure that care workers “don’t face massive hardship if they feel unwell”, the social care

Commission suggests climate change dashboard to connect with hearts and minds

A ‘climate change dashboard’ for Essex is one of the proposals being recommended to find a way of “worming” a

County council would seek guarantees over a South Woodham Ferrers housing development

Essex County Council (ECC) would need a guarantee on the number of homes it could claim a 50 per cent

Care homes safety a priority as Essex COVID deaths amount to 70 per cent of total

Essex County Council (ECC) says its priority continues to be the safety and wellbeing of all care home residents in

Chelmsford MP brands plan to raise cost of bereavement services as “immoral”

A plan to raise the cost of bereavement services in Chelmsford, including burial and cremation fees, has been branded as

University students say moving graduation ceremony online like “a kick in the teeth”

The decision to move a graduation ceremony online for a group of students who were pulled into work for the

Thousands sign petition opposing Hylands parking plan

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition calling for Chelmsford City Council to scrap plans for the introduction of

Northern Ireland Brexit rules damaging Brentwood garden centre business

A Brentwood garden centre boss who is now unable to fulfil hundreds of customer orders to Northern Ireland claims Brexit