Leigh on Sea News

Leigh-on-Sea Sounds: Joe Gibson & Matt Newman

This week's Leigh-on-Sea sound is from Joe Gibson

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Outfit of the Week: 20th April 2018

Forever unique dress was £420 now £210

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Foodie Rich: The Turk Grill House

Well I’ve got to say Rayleigh you’re certainly stamping your authority on our local gourmet scene.

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Belton Hills steps replacement to commence| Leigh-on-sea

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is advising frequent users of the Belton Hills steps in Leigh-on-Sea to allow extra walking time as a major engineering project to replace the steps and paths in Belton Hills Nature Reserve starts on Monday (23 April).

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Calling Prom Princesses & Princes at Ella Connor

On prom night, there is no denying it, every detail counts and at Ella Connor, we can help with every little one of those! 

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MINI MÉE MENU at Manoly’s!

Manoly’s owner; Mée, has put together this delicious selection for all the mini foodies! (Under 10’s)

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Showing the best of SS9

I had a friend come to visit at the weekend. She's been here before, but it mostly involved pubs, the Pink Toothbrush ("I remember being in a cage..." she reminisced), gigs and late night chips...

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Council release primary school admission results

Nearly nine in ten Southend-on-Sea children will start primary school in September 2018 at their first choice primary school, and almost all at one of their top three preferences.

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London Marathon

The Virgin Money London Marathon is on this weekend.

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HistoricaLeigh: Fairies at the bottom of the garden?

Maybe you remember one of the great hoaxes of the early 20th Century;  the so-called Cottingley Fairies?

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Here come the girls!

Having celebrated International Women’s day some weeks ago, I feel now is a great time to tell you Affinity’s story

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Travel chaos fears as work commences on A127

A127 works commence on Monday 16th April

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Coffee shop serves jobs for disabled workers

Southend Mencap have set up a Novel Coffee Shop in Southend offering placements to people with disabilities. 

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Legal Eagle: Are there new laws for landlords that are protecting people from becoming homeless?

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Hairspray The Musical

The smash-hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming back to Southend with a production guaranteed to have you dancing the night away!

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Competition: Win tickets to Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Winner announced - is it you?

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London Coffee Festival

The best beans in town....

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Recipe of the week: Pecan Pie

Saturday 14th is 'National Pecan Day' so we thought we could celebrate by bringing you the ultimate "Pecan Pie' recipe! 

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New restaurant to open in Old Leigh

Plans to open a 45 seater restaurant on the site of where the scout hut currently resides in Old Leigh have been approved by Southend Council. 

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The sound of seagulls

When it feels like the world is on holiday, sometimes I like to step back and have a bit of a break in our lovely coastal town; even if it's just for a couple of hours at a time

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