Leigh on Sea News

Waste not, want not this Christmas

As we gather with family for Christmas dinners, wrap presents and decorate our home, that can mean lots of waste. However, you can give the earth a gift this year by reusing and recycling.

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Festive Business competition winners announced

The winners and runners up of the 2018 Best Festive Business competition have been announced, with Salon T winning the public vote. 

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Future ambition for Southend-on-Sea approved

An exciting ambition for the future of the Borough has been approved by Full Council.

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Joan Collins - Unscripted

Global superstar Joan Collins will be touring the UK in a one-woman show; Joan Collins Unscripted.

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What do Lawyers in Leigh on sea do at Christmas?

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Christmas Jumper Picture of the week!

We couldn't but not bring you our Picture of the week a day early..... it's no secret of course that it's Christmas Jumper Day!

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On the 12th day of Christmas

Trading Standards Officers are urging residents to shop safely this Christmas when buying toys as presents for children.

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Fly-tipping duo billed more than £2,000

Two Southend-on-Sea residents have racked up a combined bill of over £2,000 for two separate fly-tipping incidents in the borough in 2018. 

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Southend services for children with special needs and disabilities inspected

A report into the quality of the services supplied to children in Southend with special educational needs and disabilities has been published.

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Sign up for SHINDIGS 2019 now!

Scouts and Guides are now invited to sign up for SHINDIGS 2019! Standing for Show IN a Day In Guiding and Scouting, Southend Gang Show are looking for Scouts and Guides in the Southend area to sign up.

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Top ten things to do in the little town that we love this Christmas & New Year

One for the grown ups....

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Top five family things to do in the little town that we love this Christmas

One for the family....

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The Piano Works

It's London's only non-stop live music venue, where the in-house band take centre stage and like a human jukebox only play songs requested by you!

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Murder probe launched after woman dies at care home in Westcliff ***UPDATE***

Police have arrested a man from Leigh on suspicion of murder - UPDATE

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Government cash boost to fix most serious potholes and High Street paving

The most serious potholes in Southend-on-Sea are to be repaired thanks to a Government cash boost.

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#MerryMuletide campaign shows grim reality of party drugs market

Just a bit of festive fun? Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has once again teamed up with Essex Police, to produce a campaign to help disrupt local drugs and county lines activity.

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Punks, mods and rockers all celebrate Southend’s subcultures under one roof

A new exhibition exploring Southend’s subcultures is opening at the Beecroft Art Gallery this December. From the Southend punk scene to mods, rockers and beyond, the exhibition will explore subcultures both past and present.

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Review: Wreath making workshop at Scent

Damp moss, mince pies, and a buzz of anticipation... Last week my colleagues, assorted colleague-mums and I all squished into Scent florist in Leigh after work to get festively crafty. 

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The Bodyguard

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, THE BODYGUARD is back in Southend starring three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, ALEXANDRA BURKE* 

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Im divorced but no financial agreement was sorted....

Where do I now stand legally?

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