A TEMPORARY 20mph speed limit is set to be in place in a major road near Southend High School for Boys, among five new public notices this week.

The speed limit on Prittlewell Chase is set to be reduced from 30 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour from 9.30am on Monday until 3pm on June 24. The temporary limit will be in place from its junction with Cleveland Drive to Highfield Gardens.

Drivers will be unable to park, stop, wait, load and unload in this section of the road during this time, and the cycle path will be closed.

This is while Essex and Suffolk Water works take place. Read the full notice here.

Tree works will close two roads in the Southend borough from next week.

Tree Fella will be carrying out essential tree maintenance work on Shaftesbury Avenue and Southborough Drive.

Shaftesbury Avenue is shutting from its junction with Kensington Road to its junction with Warwick Road on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The entire length of Southborough Drive will be closed on July 3.

For more information, read the full notice here.

A street near Southend Airport is closing with no access to residents for almost two weeks.

Drivers will be unable to enter or exit Eastwoodbury Close from 8am on June 18 until 5pm on July 1 while City Fibre permanent reinstatement works take place.

Where possible, the utility provider will try to accommodate access for residents where necessary and in the event of an emergency.

Read more here.

A PUB company has applied for a premises licence for a beloved family-friendly pub in Eastwood.

Ei Group, now part of pub giant Stonegate Group, has applied to Southend Council for the sale of alcohol at The Loyal Toast, in Western Approaches, on Mondays and Thursdays between 10am and 11.30pm and Fridays and Sundays between 10am and 12.30am.

It has also been applied for late night refreshment on Mondays to Thursdays between 11pm and 11.30pm and Fridays to Sundays between 11pm and 12.30am.

To read the full public notice, click here.

A cycle path in Eastwood will be shut for a week while Openreach carry out essential work.

Cyclists will be unable to use the path on Arterial Road while the works are carried out in Belgrave Road and Arterial Road. 



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