Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council, said: “The emerging picture is that local government has been hit very hard."
25 November 2015
Plans to give people in Greater Essex a bigger say in how their local areas are governed are underway as part of the devolution deal with Government.25 November 2015
The rollout of superfast fibre broadband in Essex has received high praise from the Government, who described Essex County Council’s partnership with BT as “exemplar”, as the project qualified early for a £1.9 million ‘success dividend’
25 November 2015
Plans to kick-start the major improvements needed to clear tailbacks and improve safety on the A120 moved closer this week24 November 2015
Essex County Council today (Tuesday, 24 November) unveiled a vision for Chelmsford’s Highways and Transportation system to become “best in class” for motorists, bus and rail users, cyclists, and pedestrians.24 November 2015
With more heavy rain predicted this autumn, landowners are being urged to check their drainage ditches and make sure they are cleared.
24 November 2015
Essex County Council is continuing to support the national Stay Well this Winter campaign, and this week the Council’s Public Health team is turning its attention to the county’s army of 180,000 carers. 24 November 2015
Join the festive fun at Hadleigh Park this December as you explore the Christmas trail, meet Father Christmas, visit the Nativity and feed the animals!24 November 2015
Get snapping and take part in the new #InstaEssex open photography competition.23 November 2015
A flooding hotspot in Uttlesford is set to become the first area in the county to benefit from a portion of a new £19m flood management investment.23 November 2015
Active Essex is taking part in an innovative Sports Development Apprentice Programme and has appointed nine apprentices across Essex to develop their skills and learn about the world of sport.23 November 2015
Drivers are being advised to prepare for wintry conditions as forecasts suggest ice and snow could hit the county this weekend.20 November 2015
Local school children ‘took over’ Maldon’s Museum of Power today to celebrate Takeover Day 2015.20 November 2015
Essex pupils competed against one another in a series of tests at Raytheon UK’s first Quadcopter Challenge finale.20 November 2015
An Essex based firm is celebrating after winning a prestigious contract to work with one of China’s leading medtech companies.
19 November 2015
The first phase of a £15 million investment in road improvements has begun in Harlow.19 November 2015
An historic Grade II listed bridge near Ingatestone has been closed to traffic following a vehicle strike.19 November 2015
Primary schools across Essex were awarded the prestigious Essex KS1 PE and School Sport Activity Mark in recognition of their excellence in sport and PE.18 November 2015
Householders are being advised against using cowboy builders or rogue traders if their house or fences were damaged in the recent storms.18 November 2015
Five Syrian families will be arriving in Essex before Christmas and will be housed in Colchester.18 November 2015
To mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015, Essex County Council is celebrating the recent successes of its traded services which are generating new revenue to close the funding gap and support the delivery of front line council services18 November 2015
An exciting new three-year project to improve opportunities for special needs pupils to participate in music is now underway in Greater Essex.17 November 2015
Essex County Council is raising awareness of Self Care Week 2015 (16 – 22 November) to encourage people to Stay Well this Winter. 17 November 2015
Construction of the Wivenhoe to the University of Essex cycle way is due to start on Monday 23 November.16 November 2015
Essex Youth Offending Service is searching for volunteers to help prevent crime in the community committed by young people during International Restorative Justice Week. 16 November 2015
A new shuttle bus service linking Chelmer Valley Park and Ride car park and Broomfield Hospital is due to start on Monday, 30 November.
16 November 2015
Could you go a whole day without buying anything.That is the challenge Essex County Council is setting residents as part of a whole host of events to celebrate the European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR).16 November 2015
Congratulations to the winners of the first ever Inter-School Poetry Competition which launched earlier this year.16 November 2015
Better protection for children is now law. The ESCB annual conference on Thursday 12th November looked in more detail at the changes to the law, which now recognises sustained emotional abuse that causes psychological harm, as a crime.16 November 2015
Newport Quarry in Uttlesford has been proposed as an additional site for the Essex and Southend-on-Sea Waste Local Plan.13 November 2015
A pioneering repair service is being launched at Colchester library for people to take broken items, including anything from bikes to furniture or electronics to clothes, to be mended free of charge.
13 November 2015
Training grants to upskill Essex12 November 2015
Several events will be taking place across Essex as part of this year’s Inter Faith Week. 12 November 2015
High Court injunction date set for ban against setting up unauthorised traveller encampments12 November 2015
Schools compete in Quadcopter Challenge
Jiangsu students pick Essex artefacts for Nanjing exhibition about Georgian England
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