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Southend seafront traders urge council to reconsider cancelling annual fireworks display

Seafront traders are calling for the decision to cancel Southend’s popular autumn fireworks display to be reviewed, arguing there is

Health boss says it would be ‘reckless’ for Southend fireworks display to go ahead

Southend’s public health boss has said it would be “reckless” for the town’s annual fireworks display to go ahead due

Essex household waste to go into landfill for at least six months after collapse of firm in charge of Basildon disposal unit

Household waste from across the county will be sent to landfill for at least the next six months, sparking serious

Coronavirus scuppers Southend specialist college plan – now money needs to be paid back

The council did everything it could to stop the £18million plan for a new specialist college in the heart of

Massive parking shake up plan gets thumbs up from Southend Council

Plans to allow residents to park anywhere in Southend for less than £10 a month have been given the green

Southend Covid cases double in just two weeks

The percentage of people testing positive for Covid-19 has doubled in just two weeks as cases soar among young people

Confusion over Southend coronavirus test centre leads to ‘chaos’

There has been “chaos” at a Government-run Covid test centre in Southend as people lined up in huge queues hoping

Traveller injunction impossible for Southend

An injunction which would ban all unlawful traveller encampments in Southend would not be possible because the number of incident

Southend Councillor clashes with Mayor as wearing sunglasses in virtual meeting is compared to drinking or smoking

An argument erupted in a public meeting of Southend Council when a councillor put on sunglasses to “stop the glare”

Plan for ‘Covid marshals’ may be impossible in Southend unless Government agrees to fund it

The Government’s plan for councils to boost enforcement of social distancing in town centres with “Covid secure marshals” will be