Promoting Southend to attract investment, support businesses and boost the local economy
October 18, 2018
A major new museum could be built in Southend High Street after rising costs made the original seafront location unviable.
October 11, 2018
Southend has been named as one of the first UK locations to be covered by new ultra fast broadband.
The multi-million pound CityFibre project aims to provide gigabit speed connectivity.
The Danish capital Copenhagen will be among the first 14 destinations chosen by Ryanair for its new base at Southend Airport.
Flights from Southend-Copenhagen starting on April 2. This brand new route will be operated three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
August 24, 2018
Southend Airport has beaten all the other London airports for the fifth year running to be named ‘Best Airport in London’ in the latest Which? airport passenger survey.
This year it boasted a customer satisfaction score of 84% - 14% points more than the next closest airport, London City (70%).
August 24, 2018
Students and schools across Southend are celebrating yet another impressive set of provisional GCSE results.
Over 2,000 young people were entered into GCSE’s at schools in Southend-on-Sea, with pupils performing above the national average in English and maths measures.
August 17, 2018
Southend students are celebrating today after achieving A-level results well above the national average.
Figures from eight out of the borough’s ten schools indicate the number of A*/A grades and A* to E grades were both above the national average.