In August 2020, the South East Essex Green Party launched an open survey of the town’s residents on their experiences of cycling in Southend. The survey, which has been open for eight months, saw avid bikers and non-cyclists alike contribute to the results. The data published today paints a promising picture of many would-be cyclists, […]
Over the past few months, the council and residents have been embroiled in an unproductive debate over car parking in Southend town centre, the associated parking charges, and what impact this will have on the town’s businesses as we recover from the COVID pandemic.
As the town’s large seafront businesses lobby the council for increasingly lowered car parking rates and the under-pressure council eyes up more locations for new and larger car parks, new insight from the Green Party suggests the obvious solutions no-one is talking about. […]
New research shows that dangerous air pollution in Southend has risen above pre-pandemic levels. Urgent action is required to protect residents. […]