Leigh on Sea News

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Croft at The Palace Theatre

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Croft at The Palace Theatre on Monday 24th February 2020

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Chicago Blues Brothers - A Night at the Movies

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Chicago Blues Brothers - A Night at the Movies at The Cliffs Pavilion

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Council remembers victims for Holocaust Memorial Day

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council will once again remember all those who perished or were affected by the Jewish Holocaust on National Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Active travel initiative launched in south Essex

A new active travel challenge has been launched to encourage local residents to try alternative transport methods, such as walking, cycling, or using the bus or train.

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Does your dog have what it take's to be an Opera Star?

Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La Bohème, coming to the Cliffs Pavilion on 18 Feb 2020.

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Proposed designs revealed for new pier trains

Following the announcement that Severn Lamb have won the contract to design, build and install the new pier trains, four different designs for the ‘cab’ have been proposed, as well as three different colour options.

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Wellness focus for 2020 at Create98

The new year sees in a new term for Create98, and they have exciting new classes on offer as well as their student favourites

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Bottomless Brunch Club

Brunch has never been so good at the popular Royal Hotel.....

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Starring Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for the Outback to put on the show of a lifetime

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Once at The Cliffs Pavilion Review

Once is a stunningly romantic tale following the story of a Dublin guitarist who meets and falls in love with a Czech woman. Together, with help from a few of their friends, they create a demo CD of his original music in the aim of getting him a record deal.

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Our top 5 things to do this weekend!

A whole heap of great events are happening this weekend! What will you do?

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Leigh-on-Sea finds: Doggy Fever!

Our latest showcase in our leigh-on-sea finds from the little town that we love

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Road and pavement repairs key part of proposed budget

Roads and pavements across the borough are set for resurfacing following the inclusion of a further £3.2m in the council’s proposed capital budget, which will be discussed by the council’s cabinet next week (Thursday 16 January).

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Leigh Lights 2019

The BIG man's in for a busy evening once again as the little town that we love commences it's festivities

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Draft council budget focused on people, homes, roads and environment

More care for those that need it, more council housing, more road repairs and more trees and greenery are at the centre of the council’s proposed budget for 2020/21.

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Rochford Road northbound closure ahead of The Bell junction work

Access onto Rochford Road northbound from The Bell junction will be prohibited for 12 weeks as diversionary gas works are undertaken as part of The Bell junction improvement works.

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Major investment to be injected into Southend town centre in 2020

Major projects and initiatives to overhaul the open spaces in and around Southend town centre between now and April 2021 are underway.

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Robin Hood and The Merry Men Review!

I have a confession to make. I've never been to a Cliffs panto before. I used to go to the Palace Theatre pantomime as a child, but it was very lowkey, usually with local performers, and I don't remember much about them.

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Must Watch: Christmas Spirit Short Film

Eagle-eyed Leigh-ites may have spotted a film crew on the Broadway a few weekends ago filming ‘Christmas Spirit’ a new short film directed by Andy Delaney, written by Rich With and produced by Jo Farrugia.

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Review: A Murder Is Announced

A thoroughly great couple of hours of escapism.

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