Essex County Council News Desk
21-27 May is Dementia Action Week. Events are taking place across Essex, including a Singing for the Brain at Chelmsford Cathedral on Thursday 24 May.
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Essex County Council’s community learning and skills provision has been awarded an overall rating of Good in its recent OFSTED inspection.29 March 2018
Changes to the mobile library service across Essex and help for communities that want to set up their own libraries are going ahead after a public consultation.28 March 2018
The refurbishment, which has been taking place over the past few months, has been made possible thanks to a £145,586 grant from Arts Council England, plus a further £171,000 from Chelmsford City Council’s Chelmsford Infrastructure Levy Fund.27 March 2018
If you want to see where Essex Highways will be resurfacing roads this year, all the information is now available online.27 March 2018
A think-tank of leading experts have outlined their ideas for how the Essex economy can realise its full potential.23 March 2018
National charity, The Children’s Society, has been announced as the lead provider of a new children’s social care innovation programme – Inside Out - being piloted in the East of England.23 March 2018
Enterprising Essex; Meeting the Challenge – issued on behalf of the Essex Economic Commission.
Essex needs to address a number of challenges and recommendations for it to reach its economic potential.
23 March 2018
Three major transport projects could be backed to the tune of £415 million after being shortlisted in the Government’s Housing and Infrastructure Fund. 21 March 2018
Essex County Council’s Snapping the Stiletto Project is commissioning a Poet-in-Residence to write a series of poems highlighting stories of inspirational Essex Women from the past 100 years.19 March 2018
Essex County Council has officially been named as one of eight Local Authority Partners in Practice by the Department for Education, tasked with contributing to a collective approach to improve outcomes for vulnerable children across the country.16 March 2018
Today Essex County Council, together with many other local authorities in the UK, raised a special flag to mark the annual Commonwealth Day.12 March 2018
Residents are being encouraged to hop on a train and visit Wrabness in late March for a guided walk followed by a tea party to celebrate English Tourism Week.12 March 2018
If you travel on the A133 Cowdray Avenue in Colchester, you may experience overnight delays on Monday 12 March and from midnight on Friday 30 March until 5am on Tuesday 3 April, due to essential bridge repairs. 09 March 2018
Last year 11,370 people in Essex took on an apprenticeship in a range of different sectors from IT, finance, manufacturing, health and social care, finance, logistics, construction and more. 06 March 2018
The iconic Essex Design Guide (EDG) has been digitally revamped to provide contemporary socio economic, environmental, and best practice guidance to planners and those interested in the provision of new housing developments.06 March 2018
Crews are preparing to open the third lane along the southbound stretch of the A130 between Rettendon and Howe Green.05 March 2018
Community-spirited volunteers from across Essex are in the running to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services – the equivalent of the MBE for voluntary organisations.05 March 2018
A boy who credits his adoptive dads with completely changing his life is encouraging other families to do the same this LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week.02 March 2018
More than 13,500 pupils who are due to start secondary school in Essex for the first time in September have been offered their parents’ top preference of school.01 March 2018
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