Leigh on Sea News

New Cook Book Available from Jim's Joint in Leigh

Butcher Jim's Joint has released a new cookbook with a percentage of profits going to charity.

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Bunting Installed Across Southend High Street

As many businesses across the town begin to reopen, Southend Business Improvement District (BID) has rolled out the bunting in Southend High Street to celebrate.

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All In Music: Virtual Open Weekend

All In Music (AIM), Southend YMCA’s long-established youth music project, is presenting a free virtual open weekend.

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Hot Properties This April From Bear

Some of the best homes on the market in Leigh this month, courtesy of Bear Estate Agents.

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96% of pupils get one of top three choices of primary school for September

96% of children in Southend-on-Sea will start primary school in September 2021 in one of their top three preferences, with 85% at their first-choice school.

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Register to vote for local elections and have your say

Residents of Southend-on-Sea need to make sure they register to vote by midnight on Monday 19 April so they can vote in the local elections this May.

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UK Power Network to carry out work at Leigh Marina

UK Power Network (UKPN) will be carrying out essential work on a new service connection for Leigh Marina from Tuesday 13 April to Friday 30 April.

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Community Collect: Home Covid-19 testing programme launches in Southend

Rapid Covid-19 self-test kits are being offered to everyone living and working in Southend-on-Sea.

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London Southend Airport donation towards the Little Heroes ASD Support Hub

London Southend Airport has donated £1000 to Little Heroes ASD Support Group to help transform their support hub ready to welcome families to the space.

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Thank you to our Keyworkers!

Southend Youth Council has set up a key worker project, on behalf of the young people in the Borough, recognising the efforts and hard work of our keyworkers over the past year.

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As retail returns – please ‘Visit Southend Safely’ and plan ahead

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people to ‘Visit Southend Safely’ as the government confirmed lockdown restrictions can continue to ease on Monday 12 April.

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Retail Assistant wanted at BBQ Barn, Leigh

The BBQ Barn is looking for a full time (40 hours per week) retail assistant for its store in Leigh on Sea.

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‘Imagining a New Future’ exhibition comes to Southend High Street

Focal Point Gallery is delighted to announce a display of drawings, photos, video, poetry and text created by local residents during 2020 on the theme of ‘Imagining a New Future’.

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£500 Bursary for Young Musicians

The Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs are pleased to announce a new bursary for young musicians, which offers the chance for a young student to win £500.

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Lamb Dishes of Kashmir

With spring here, The Mughal Dynasty writes about some Kashmiri lamb dishes.

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New walk-in COVID-19 rapid flow test site opens on seafront

A new walk-in COVID-19 rapid flow test site has opened ahead of the Easter Weekend.

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Plans announced for reopening of Southend leisure facilities

Members of Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre can now attend outdoor fitness sessions in groups of six.

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Hospice charity on the lookout for locals to get on their bike and support its care

Havens Hospices is encouraging the public to use pedal power, raising vital funds for its care this early May Bank Holiday weekend.

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Public Notice: Designation Of An Area For Selective Licensing

A public notice from Southend Borough Council.

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Southend getting ready to reopen and welcome back visitors safely

A multi-faceted plan has been put in place to ensure the Borough is fully prepared and ready to welcome back visitors and keep residents safe.

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