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Leigh residents call for one-way system on ‘rat run’ due to speeding traffic

A group of residents in Leigh are urging the council to introduce better speed restrictions on their road, along with

County council using Christmas as an inducement to influence public opinion on Covid restrictions say Southend councillors

Southend councillors have accused council bosses in Essex of using Christmas to “turn public opinion” on their decision to implement

Council could step up support for those involved in street prostitution by recognising it as exploitation

There are calls for street prostitution in Southend to be recognised as adult exploitation so women involved can be given

Major temporary car park could be built on green belt land in Purfleet

Up to 200 temporary parking spaces could be built on a former raceway in Purfleet to support the construction of

Kursaal residents call for stricter rules on bedsit conversions

A residents association and Labour candidate in Southend are calling for the council tighten restrictions on who can convert their

Southend Council accused of trying to turn businesses into ‘state snoopers’ as confusion over Covid tiers in Essex continues

A leading councillor has hit out at Southend Council, accusing the authority of asking businesses to “act like the Stasi”

Southend Council leader says authority can afford half a million on extra staffing despite £10m funding gap

Half a million pounds is set to be spent each year on employing extra staff members at Southend Council despite

Staff shortages leave Southend’s counter fraud team struggling to handle growing number of cases

A backlog of almost 100 fraud cases and struggles to employ enough investigators has left Southend Council’s counter fraud team

Introducing tighter coronavirus restrictions early risks eroding public trust, warns Southend councillor

Southend Council could lose the trust of the public if it followed Essex County Council in calling for stricter coronavirus

Southend Councillors fear Seaway leisure plan may no longer be possible due to pandemic

THE developer of a £50million leisure complex on Southend seafront may not be able to move ahead with the project