Update 30 Nov 2021: In England, temporary measures have been put in place to respond to the Omicron variant to slow its arrival and spread. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.
Update 29 Nov 2021: Targeted testing has been introduced in Brentwood following a confirmed Omicron Covid-19 case. For more information, go to our news story.
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Essex County Council Services
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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
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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
In the seven days to 25 November, there were 7,574 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.
Essex County Council's Climate Czar visits two key planting sites in Essex to see progress.
Army and Navy Task Force recommends hamburger roundabout option is taken forward after it gets public backing.