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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

Essex County Council joins forces with Citizens Advice to help people in the greatest need

Essex County Council joins forces with Citizens Advice to help people in the greatest need

Essex County Council joins forces with the Essex Citizens Advice network to make sure people in the greatest need get the help they need.

21 hours ago

Primary School PE and Sport Premium Funding continuation announcement is welcomed

Primary School PE and Sport Premium Funding continuation announcement is welcomed

An announcement primary schools in Essex will again receive PE and Sport Premium funding for the 2020-21 academic year has been welcomed

Yesterday

Emergency funding boost for Essex grassroots sport hit by lockdown

Emergency funding boost for Essex grassroots sport hit by lockdown

Active Essex has helped secure over £650,000 of lottery money for grassroots community sport clubs and organisations across Essex

Yesterday

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