January 16, 2019
Stobart Group today announced plans for a second hotel and other major improvements as it celebrates 10 years since the acquisition of Southend Airport.
January 11, 2019
More than £35m of new projects are proposed by Southend Council as part of its draft capital budget proposals for 2019/20.
On top of existing schemes, this would give the council a capital investment programme of £177m for next 4 years.
December 20, 2018
Works get underway in the new year on a £10 million project to upgrade the runway at Southend Airport.
The upgrade is part of ongoing investment to cater for increased aircraft operations with the opening of a new Ryanair base in summer 2019.
December 4, 2018
Local authorities across south Essex are working together to support the training of over 1,600 local people for jobs in the construction industry by 2020.
This follows a successful bid for £1m of funding from the Construction Skills Fund.
November 29, 2018
Leigh-on-Sea has been crowned the happiest place to live in Britain for the second time in three years after topping Rightmove's 2018 Happy at Home Index.
November 9, 2018
A Community Garden featuring 2,000 red ceramic poppies made by hundreds of children from 25 schools across Southend has been unveiled at Southend Airport this week.
November 8, 2018
Over 200 new trees will be planted in Southend to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day as part of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy initiative.