Leigh on Sea News

Legal Eagle Q&A: Inheritance Tax

I would like to give each of my grandchildren £1000 for Christmas – do I have to pay inheritance tax?

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Nativity! The Musical Review

Too early for Christmas? Absolutely not! After a truly joyous evening watching Nativity! The Musical at The Cliff’s Pavilion in Southend, I am now bursting with Christmas spirit!

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Bathing waters sustain quality ratings

Southend-on-Sea’s bathing waters have once again received a positive boost as the water quality at seven of our eight beaches has been rated as “Excellent” or “Good”.

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Café O’Portugues Westcliff… a little taste of Portugal!

I wasn’t going to write this.  For months it’s been at the back of mind, should I write about this place or not?  I didn’t really think anyone else would share my enthusiasm for a simple cafe.

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Skills and labour consultation ‘Ambition Southend’ a strategy for the future

Southend-on-Sea residents are being called on to give their views to help shape a strategy being developed to improve the skills and local economy.

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Win tickets for Solid Gold Rock and Roll! - Winner Announced!

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Do you have New Year's Eve plans?

Welcome 2018 in style with two fabulous offerings from The Royal Hotel, Southend.

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73 year old woman robbed by gang in Southend

A 73 year old lady was tracked and robbed of £1,000 by a gang in Southend on Thursday morning.

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ST: Son Of A Preacher Man

Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them…

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Good news at last! The Grand latest....

After year's of uncertainty for Leigh's most iconic building, finally, some good news.....

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Outfit of the Week: November 9th

Bringing the 'Outfit of the WEEK’ to leigh-on-sea.com...

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Gasworks site opened for temporary Saturday parking

The former gasworks site on Eastern Esplanade, recently purchased by the council as a long-term regeneration project site, has opened as a temporary car park to provide additional seafront capacity for the next two Saturday nights.

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No Village Green in 2018

The arts organisation Metal who are the masterminds behind Village Green, announced at a 'Thank you' event last night, that there will be no festival in 2018.

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Six Degrees Ultimate Street Party

This Saturday, Six Degrees Society are throwing the Ultimate Street Party in Shoreditch Studios.

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11 plus campaign passes the test

The council’s recent 11 plus campaign has proven a major success, with more local children registering for and passing the test compared to the year before.

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Snow wardens wanted for the nitty-gritty of winter roads

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are offering free gritting equipment to the first 100 people who attend the Council’s new salt depot on Saturday 18 November and sign the Snow Warden’s pledge.

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Briefing to help businesses fly high

The final Southend Business Partnership briefing of the year is taking place on Thursday 16 November.

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Foodie Rich: Manolys – Bento Box Lunch!

It goes without saying, I like food. Correction, I love it! Who doesn’t I suppose?

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Lest we forget – Remembrance Day Service

Southend-on-Sea’s annual Remembrance Day commemoration takes place at 11am Sunday 12 November at the Cenotaph on Clifftown Parade.

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Application submitted to replace two £1million homes with retirement flats

Southend Council has received an application to tear down two £1million homes in Thorpe Bay and convert them into 33 retirement homes.

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