22nd May 2020
Day-trippers are being urged to not visit Southend via public transport this Bank Holiday weekend in a bid to keep key workers safe.
15th May 2020
Stay alert this weekend
We can all help to control coronavirus if we continue to follow the rules, and stay alert. This means you must:
COVID-19: How to book a test
The Government has rapidly ramped up coronavirus testing and you can now apply for a test if you are:
James Duddridge MP has run the distance of a marathon this week as part of a fundraising challenge for Southend homeless charity HARP.
Motorcycle training to help key workers stay on the road has restarted in South Essex thanks to the work of a Rochford-based training centre and their local MP.
Below is James' letter to residents in Rochford and Southend East, which was published in today's edition of the Southend Echo.
James Duddridge MP is hoping to raise extra cash for charity this week by using his daily exercise to rack up enough miles to total the distance of a marathon.
The public is being urged not to add further pressure to the emergency services by entering the water along Southend seafront during the coronavirus pandemic.
Furlough scheme extended to help more workers get 80% of wages paid
The Government's furlough scheme was this week extended to help more workers get paid during these tough times.