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Essex County Council Services

Adult social care and health

Includes social care help, advice on disabilities and health conditions, Blue Badge, paying for care and support for carers

Children, young people and families

Find services for children and young people, including social care, children in or leaving care and health

Schools and learning

Includes school admissions, early years and childcare, post-16 options and adult learning

Jobs and apprenticeships

Find jobs, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities in Essex

Births, ceremonies and deaths

Includes weddings, civil partnerships, births and deaths, citizenship and other ceremonies

Libraries

Renew, reserve or search for a library item. Join the library, volunteer or search for an event.

Roads, streets and transport

Report a highways problem, get updates on travel, transport and roadworks

Planning, land and recycling

Includes planning applications, recycling centres and Essex Energy Switch

Business

Includes business licences, supplying the council, trading standards and support for businesses

Running the council

Find your councillor, Council Tax, what happens at council meetings and how the council is run

Leisure, culture and local heritage

Includes cultural events and activities, historical records, archives and building conservation

Make a payment

Pay social care and sundry invoices, penalty charges and licence fees

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News

Business steps up to support protective clothing appeal, but more is needed

Business steps up to support protective clothing appeal, but more is needed

ECC thanks business for PPE support, but more is needed

18 hours ago

A thank you message from Cllr David Finch

A thank you message from Cllr David Finch

ECC’s Leader thanks everyone who has volunteered to support our response to COVID-19

Yesterday

Statement from Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council: Cllr Terry Cutmore.

Statement from Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council: Cllr Terry Cutmore.

Statement from Cllr David Finch on Cllr Terry Cutmore

31 March 2020

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