Leigh on Sea News

Shop with a difference this Christmas with Havens Hospices

A local hospice charity has launched a brand-new online Christmas shop to raise vital funds towards its care this festive season.

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Elephant-astic designs chosen for art trail

Almost 100 elephant designs have been revealed for the first time at a private viewing for the sponsors and partners of local art initiative Herd In The City.

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Record Breaking Year for Southend Pier

392,025 people visited the pier to the end of October – an increase of nearly 25,000 on the previous highest, which was 364,142 visitors in the entire 2018.

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The Launchpad welcomes Oxford Innovation Space

The Launchpad welcomes Oxford Innovation Space to help ambitious start-ups and small and medium enterprises flourish

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Bugsy Malone - Review by Lynn Carroll

Bugsy Malone slammed onto the Cliffs Stage last night with outstanding performances from the young cast members.

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Light Up a Life in memory of your loved ones this Christmas

‘Light Up a Life’ by Havens Hospices gives people the opportunity to dedicate a light on the hospices’ Christmas trees in memory of someone close to them.

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Adult maths and numeracy skills boost for Southend

Adults across the city of Southend who want to improve their maths and numeracy skills can now sign up for free courses and activities.

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Autumn Listings from Bear

More properties and listings from Bear this Autumn.

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Age concern Rainbow Table Co-op Fund

Age Concern Southend fundraising for interactive digital table for Day Care Service with Co-Op Community Fund

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Leigh on Sea Calendar 2023 now available!

Leigh on Sea 2023 wall calendar, now in stock available to order.

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Southend Airport drop-off location for Children's Child shoebox appeal

London Southend Airport is registered as a drop-off location for the Samaritans Purse annual shoebox appeal as part of Operation Christmas Child

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Game of Thrones Star to Open New Charity Shop

This Saturday at 9.30am, Eastenders, Game of Thrones and Him & Her actor Ricky Champ will cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of HARP’s new charity shop.

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Elves are ready to ‘sleigh’ it for the annual Toy Drive

It’s that time of year again - Southend Council are bringing the ninth annual Toy Drive to Southend-on-Sea this Christmas

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Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade

Southend-on-Sea’s annual Remembrance Sunday commemoration service will take place on Sunday 13 November at the Cenotaph on Clifftown Parade.

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Southend Airport secures temporary logistics partner

London Southend Airport has secured a temporary logistics partner operating between January 8 and March 25, 2023.

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Exhibition at Southend Museum celebrates EKCO

New exhibition at Southend Central Museum celebrates EKCO: 100 Years of Design and Innovation in Southend

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Councillors to discuss future move to Victoria Centre

A future council relocation to the Victoria Centre is to be discussed by the council’s cabinet next week (Tuesday 8th November)

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Guidance for the release of balloons and sky lanterns

Southend-on-Sea City Council has issued new guidance for the release of balloons and sky lanterns.

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Will Young 20 Years Tour review by Nina Jervis

Will's voice was as goose-bumpingly brilliant as it always has been, and the setlist was packed with hits.

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November and December Events

What's going on around Leigh at the end of 2022.

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