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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, adoption, fostering and health and wellbeing

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, deaths, Coroner's service, 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

Buckingham Palace has today announced the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh. Sign our book of condolence.

News

 County Council Chairman pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

County Council Chairman pays tribute to HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

A book of condolence is available to sign.

Yesterday

Covid-19 data shows rates continue to decline

Covid-19 data shows rates continue to decline

In the seven days up to 1 April, there were 272 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Yesterday

Essex County Council invites bids for  UK Community Renewal Fund

Essex County Council invites bids for UK Community Renewal Fund

Bids invited to help communities bounce back and level up

8 April 2021

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