Southend - Local Activities and Volunteering Groups

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Veolia Southend encourages such initiatives... why not get involved?

There are a number of different groups working for the good of the Borough. Please click on the images below to find out more.

If you are part of another community working on making a better Borough, please get in touch and let us know what you are up to.

Make Southend Sparkle is about taking pride and positive action to improve your local area. Volunteer your time to make positive changes where you live.


The Prittle Brook Community Group collects litter along the pathway that follows the Prittle Brook.



Southend BeachCare Group encourages local communities to take pride in their environment organising beach cleans at locations along the Estuary, from Shoebury East Beach to Two Tree Island.
Whether it’s the Thames or one of its many tributaries, we offer inspiring ways for communities to get down to their local riverbank. Our aim is to rebuild the relationship between communities and their rivers.
Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive.

Trust Links is a local mental health and wellbeing charity committed to supporting people experiencing mental health problems, building stronger communities and promoting sustainable living.
Community Litter Picking mainly Saturday mornings 10.30am-12.30pm around the area. Equipment will be provided.