Leigh on Sea News

Woodlands Centre Networking Event

Are you a local business who would love to meet and build lasting business relationships?

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Cabinet agrees to tender for new waste collection contract

The council’s cabinet have today agreed to undertake a full tender exercise to decide the future of the council’s next recycling, waste and cleansing contract from October 2023 onwards (Cabinet item 3, Monday 24th January).

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Win a pair of Tickets to See Midnight Train to Georgia At The Cliffs

MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA: A CELEBRATION OF GLADYS KNIGHT featuring all the greatest hits from The Empress of Soul.

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Win a Family Ticket for 4 to See 'Justin' At The Cliffs

Come and see CBeebies superstar and children’s favourite Justin Fletcher live on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza.

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Popular reading challenge returns to Southend libraries

The Reading Agency and Southend libraries are excited to announce the launch of the Reading Ahead reading challenge from today (Monday 24 January).

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Latest Properties from Bear Estate Agents

Situated in the heart of Thundersley, is this incredibly well-proportioned three-bedroom semi-detached chalet,

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Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant applications are now open

Hospitality, Leisure and Accommodation sectors, that are being affected by the Omicron variant of COVID-19 may be eligible for a one-off government grant of up to £6,000.

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One Day - Holocaust Memorial Day

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council asks Southend-on-Sea to join us for our annual service of commemoration to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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‘S for Southend’ showcasing the best of local artistic talent

An inspiring new community exhibition called ‘S for Southend’ is taking place at Focal Point Gallery

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What Would I Tell My Younger Self About Financial Protection?

A popular reflection exercise involves writing a letter to your younger self, describing and explaining all the life lessons you have learned.

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old leigh sunrise

A Beautiful Sunrise in Old Leigh

A beautiful sunrise in Old Leigh captured by local resident Chris Blundell. Sometimes it's just worth sitting back, relaxing and contemplating what a beautiful place Leigh on Sea is.

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Additional investment proposed for our seafront

Additional investment into Southend-on-Sea’s seafront over the next five years is being proposed as part of the council’s draft capital investment programme up to March 2027.

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Extension of charging hours and enforcement along seafront proposed - along with town centre parking charge freeze

Plans to support evening parking pressures in the central seafront area are to be discussed as part of the council’s draft budget for 2022/23

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Nina Jervis Reviews 9 To 5 At the Cliffs Pavilion

"We're going on a wild ride back to the 80's, chirps Dolly Parton at the start of 9 to 5.

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Win Tickets for the Magical Madama Butterfly At the Cliffs Pavilion

We are giving away 2 pairs of tickets for Madama Butterfly at the Cliffs Pavillion on 18th February.

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Notice of election for the Southend West constituency published

A notice of election for the Southend West constituency has been published.

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Festival shines new light on our new City

A trail of incredible art installations is set to light up Southend-on-Sea in 2022 as part of the first ever Southend LuminoCity Festival of Light, bringing four dazzling nights of wonder to the soon-to-be City.

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Further funding for healthier, greener travel

Healthier, greener travel is on the cards, with vast improvements to the Borough’s cycling network and initiatives to encourage walking and cycling for residents and visitors to be discussed by cabinet

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Care providers to get £1,000 bonus for each extra resident following Government funding

A £1,000 bonus is being offered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council to providers for every additional care package and residential care placement they can commit to.

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Havens Hospices welcomes back Tree-Recycling collection service to support their care

After last year’s success, Havens Hospices is welcoming back its Christmas Tree collection service, covering more households in the New Year to help raise vital funds for local hospice care.

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