Leigh on Sea News

Southend’s cultural venues to start reopening in July

More cultural venues in Southend are set to start reopening their doors to the public during July as lockdown eases across the UK.

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My Leigh-on-Sea: Warburtons Russell Millard

Leigh on Sea talks with Russell Millard about the latest change at Warburton's Jewellers.

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Local test and trace system launches in Southend-on-Sea and Essex

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Essex County Council and are proud to announce that they have launched their local contact tracing service.

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Libraries Click and Collect service set to launch

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is pleased to announce residents can soon pick up their favourite books and novels through a new ‘Click and Collect’ service launching Monday 6 July.

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London Southend Airport opens its doors after 3 months COVID closure

London Southend Airport opens its doors to passengers after 3 months COVID closure.

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Quarantine Quizzers raise over £16,000 for local hospice charity

Hundreds of virtual quizzers have shown their support for a local hospice charity by signing up to take part in Havens Hospices’ weekly virtual quiz which has raised a total of £16,660.

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Cherry Tree Country Pub Reopens

Fantastic news that our country pubs are now beginning to open and we will all be able to finally eat out with our family again...

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My Leigh-on-Sea: Christine Wyatt

Today we spent some time chatting with Christine Wyatt, founder of Create98.

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London Southend Airport response about the Easyjet news

London Southend Airport response to the Easyjet news

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Students at Our Lady of Lourdes take part in Viral Dance

Children and teachers at a local primary school in Leigh-on-Sea took part in a whole school socially distanced dance this week with the video going viral on Facebook.

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Southend Pier to Reopen to Public

Southend’s iconic pier is to reopen with a number of social distancing and cleaning measures in place to keep visitors safe and well.

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Pubs reopen in Leigh as Government updates social distancing laws

Leighonsea.com brings you a list of the pubs and bars opening on July 4th.

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Southend Safe scheme launched ahead of hospitality sector opening

Southend Safe - a scheme designed to help the hospitality and leisure sector operate safely as they begin to reopen - has been launched.

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Fly to Bergen from London Southend Airport

From 31 August, London Southend Airport will offer passengers twice weekly direct flights with Widerøe to Bergen, known as one of the happiest places in the world.

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Part Time Staff Wanted

The BBQ Barn in Leigh is hiring - Part time staff required.

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Leigh-on-Sea features in Simon Bird’s ‘Days of the Bagnold Summer’

Leigh-on-Sea.com tries to find locations from this new feature film...

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Seafront safety a priority as hot weather predicted

With hot weather predicted this week Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is reminding people to ‘Stay Safe’ when visiting the seafront.

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Rum Tasting with Drinks by the Dram

I’ve been looking for things to keep me occupied during lockdown and was pleasantly surprised when I was invited to a rum tasting session with two dozen like minded chaps.

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Grow your business with the business growth funding

Funding to support business growth for local businesses has been secured through a multi-authority programme.

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Leigh girl donates £4,000 to local children’s hospice after winning art competition

A 10-year-old girl from Leigh is donating £4,000 to Little Havens Hospice after winning in a charity art competition held by her mother’s work place.

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