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Southend-on-Sea: Town in Essex, England
Southend-on-Sea, commonly referred to simply as Southend, is a large coastal town and wider unitary authority area with borough status in southeastern Essex, England. It lies on the north side of the Thames Estuary, 40 miles (64 km) east of central London. It is bordered to the north by Rochford and to the west by Castle Point. It is home to the longest leisure pier in the world, Southend Pier. London Southend Airport is located 1.5 NM north of the town centre.

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Public report difficulties accessing Covid testing [Video]

Public report difficulties accessing Covid testing

People waiting for coronavirus testing at a walk-in test centre in Southend have reported difficulties accessing services online or by phonecall and a shortage in testing kits at sites. Report by..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 03:36Published

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