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Lane closures A127- Keeping The Town Looking Good

Please be advised that between 09:30 and 15:30 on the following days the following sections of the A127 will be subject to lane closures in lane 2.

Tuesday 1st February – Borough Boundary – Progress Road- postponed

Tuesday 8th February – Progress Road – Bell house Lane

Tuesday 15th February – Bell house Lane – Kent Elms

Tuesday 22nd February – Kent Elms – Tesco’s / Nestuda Roundabout, brought forward to 1st Feb.

 Provisional – Tuesday 1ST March  – Lane 1 Kent Elms to just beyond Brendan Way.

The primary works are for maintenance of the central reservations.
The opportunity has been taken to arrange for Street Lighting to carryout their works and an invitation has been extended to Street Scene for their contractor to carry out both a litter pick and gully cleaning exercise.

The Contractors at Progress Road have been involved and they may also take the opportunity to carryout any suitable activities.

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HSBC JOBS

Really sorry to read about the closure of  HSBC offices in Southend, must be truly awful for those involved. Southend Council will be doing all it can but frankly for those about to lose their jobs or having to relocate to Birmingham that’s probably little comfort. However, Southend’s Conservative administration  is trying to encourage more jobs into Southend through a range of major schemes, from improving the road access into and through the town, the regeneration of the Central seafront, ( City Beach), improved marketing, a major scheme for the Pier and lots of support for local business. We really intend to be  ready for the economic upturn when it comes in the next few years and hopefully some of those facing redundancy will find new employment here.