Leigh on Sea News

Storm Doris has arrived!

It's maybe time to batton down the hatches as Storm Doris has arrived in Essex

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International Women's Day: talking women and periods

I'm writing this on a train home from London, where I've just been in a meeting on the gender pay gap

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Southend Pier Wedding Fayre

Make your wedding day a reality with help from the Southend Pier Wedding Fayre at the Royal Pavilion 10:30 – 3:30pm Sunday 19th March.

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Landlord Gets £2K Fly-Tipping Fine Instead of Booking £12.50 Collection

A landlord who dumped two mattresses outside one of his rented properties has been fined nearly £2,000, when they could have been collected for just £12.50.

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National Margarita Day @ The Royal Hotel

Celebrate National Margarita Day @ The Royal Hotel with 2 cocktails for £10 from their Margarita Menu!

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COMPETITION: The songs of Simply Red - A New Flame

Win a pair of tickets to this ultimate tribute night!

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Foodie Rich: Padrino Italian

We’re not short of Italian restaurants in the local area, I'm sure most of us have a favourite...

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Local teacher admits child sex image charges

Former Belfairs Academy teacher Neil Gardner has admitted multiple counts of possession of indecent images of children after his landlady discovered them in his room.

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Historicaleigh: Leigh Hill and the old station

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Strictly Stars Anton & Erin bring 'Swing Time' to The Cliffs!

Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple when they return with an exciting new show for 2017

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Pizza Express Petition Launched

A petition has been launched as it has been rumoured that chain Pizza Express have expressed an interest to take over the site, of what was once popular haunt, Rio Bar.

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Picture of the Week: 17th February

Our picture of the week is courtesy of Kit Worsley.

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Wonderful “Wonderland”! - Review

“Wonderland” is a brand new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

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Shoeburyness Site to be Regenerated with New Nursery and Homes

A new nursery, community hall and nine new houses will be built on the site of the Friar’s Community Centre and the former Friar’s Library and now-closed Renown Pupil Referral Unit.

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Estuary Deli Review

We all love a delicatessen don't we? There so much better than your average supermarket, where around every corner they remind us...

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VILLAGE GREEN 2017!

The first programme has been announced for Village Green 2017, and we’re more than a little excited!

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Looking for a laugh this week???

..then award winning comedian Ashley Blaker is your man!

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Ray Morgan: Southend Planetarium: Not Just for Kids

I've just come back from an amazing break away in London celebrating my partner Jo's birthday. The 'weekend' started on Thursday in fact...

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London cocktail bar launch the quirkiest cocktails yet!

Our little suggested 'must do' this weekend in London.... think Harry Potter, Winnie-the-pooh... just trust us and read on....

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Legal Eagle: Solicitors and Conflict when Buying Property

Q: I have found a house to buy in Leigh on sea and being new to the area, asked the estate agent to recommend a solicitor. He has recommended the same solicitor as the sellers are using as he says that this will make it easier? Is that right?

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