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Essex County Council Services
Includes social care help, advice on disabilities and health conditions, Blue Badge, paying for care and support for carers
Find services for children and young people, including social care, adoption, fostering and health and wellbeing
Includes school admissions, early years and childcare, post-16 options and adult learning
Find jobs, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities in Essex
Includes weddings, civil partnerships, births, deaths, Coroner's service, citizenship and other ceremonies
Renew, reserve or search for a library item. Join the library, volunteer or search for an event.
Report a highways problem, get updates on travel, transport and roadworks
Includes planning applications, recycling centres and Essex Energy Switch
Includes business licences, supplying the council, trading standards and support for businesses
Find your councillor, Council Tax, what happens at council meetings and how the council is run
Includes cultural events and activities, historical records, archives and building conservation
Pay social care and sundry invoices, penalty charges and licence fees
New library and housing scheme at Shenfield Library is one step closer for residents of Shenfield after planning permission was granted for an innovative development of Shenfield Library
A new modern library
Work to create a new road surface, repaint road markings and clean drains will close sections of the Greenstead Roundabout in Colchester
6 million items of stock, an improved management system and even more libraries to use