Leigh on Sea News

Competition: Win a free professional chimney sweep!

But can you guess this....

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Lego BrickLive at ExCel London

Who doesn't love a bit of Lego? Our thing to do in London this week is Brick Live, Lego's four-day exhibition at the ExCel centre.

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New Resident DJ @ The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel are proud to announce that as of this Friday July 28th DJ-ChickaWoWWoW will become their Friday night resident DJ!

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Latest fire safety update issued

A further joint fire safety update has been issued by the Council and South Essex Homes following the devastating Grenfell Tower flat fire in June.

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Local residents urged to respond to voter canvass forms

Southend-on-Sea households are receiving a form asking them to check the accuracy of information held on the electoral register for their address.

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Walk on, walk on

Some people find it strange that at almost 33, I've never sat behind the wheel of a car...

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Foodie Rich: Rough Guide To Mallorca

Before we begin, let's get one thing settled; the name. Is it Majorca or Mallorca? I've tried to get to the bottom of this, but there’s so many different stories and theories as to why the two names exist; confused? Me too! So, I thought, there's only one way, just leave this to the locals.

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Vacant seafront unit ready to launch as Twenty One

A new cultural venue is ready to open its doors just five months after planning consent was granted by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s planning officers.

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Legal Eagle: Next of Kin and Power of Attorney

Q: My partner and I have lived together for 20 years (we are now both 46). He recently had a terrible accident and was basically out of it for a few weeks and the hospital would not even talk to me about his care...

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Competition: Win tickets to an A-Maize-ing Summer Spectacular at Marsh Farm

It is going to be an a-maize-ing summer at Marsh Farm thanks to its fantastic Maize Maze and NEW Crazy Golf course.

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West Side Story at The Palace Theatre

Celebrating 10 years of the Summer Youth Project

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Consultation Into Leigh Area Catchment & Admissions Arrangements Starts

A two-phased consultation into school catchment and admission arrangements for nine schools in the Leigh area has begun.

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Outfit of the Week: July 21st

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

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Helping hand on energy bills in UK’s first-of-a-kind FREE support service

Hundreds of hard-pressed households in Southend-on-Sea that need a helping hand will receive free insulation, advice and energy-saving measures.

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Apply for 11 plus by tomorrow!

Residents are being urged to register their children for the 11 plus before the 5pm deadline tomorrow (Friday 21 July).

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Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 

Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards® including Best Play.

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Competition: Win a Pair of Tickets for Strictly Murder

Leigh-on-Sea.com and Southend Theatres are giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to Strictly Murder, Tuesday 25th Jul, 8pm at the Palace Theatre.

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Peckham Craft Beer Festival

An all day craft beer festival in Copeland Park, Peckham, this is your chance to sample beer from some of London's top independent breweries.

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Checks to be carried out on council tax discount and exemption claims

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is carrying out a review of all households claiming a discount or exemption on their council tax.

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The newfound Good Life

I've blogged here before about how I've got a garden for the first time in my life, and let me tell you, I feel overwhelmed by how much there is to learn.

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