Leigh on Sea News

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see The Carpenters Story

Win tickets in our latest Competition!

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Get on board with the Rum Cruise this Summer!

Ladies & Gentleman, jump on board the Dead Man's  Finger's Rum Boat through London's Canals

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£2 million invested into Adventure Island for summer 2019

Southend's leisure attraction given £2 million upgrade.

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ForwardMotion calls on businesses to encourage ‘Trial a Mile’

Businesses and organisations across the south Essex region are being called on to encourage their employees, trainees and students to get on their bikes as part of Bike Week 2019. From 8 to 16 June, ForwardMotion is encouraging people to ‘Trial a Mile’ and travel one mile of their journey to work, education or training by bike.

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Runners flock to Southend for charity half marathon

More than 1,700 runners completed the Havens Hospices annual Southend Half Marathon this weekend.

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The Rocky Horror Show

Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to Southend!

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Village Green 2019

Iconic record label Decca’s 90thanniversary exhibition at Village Green

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Leigh Art Trail for kids CAT

The Leigh Art Trail is back again. I'm sure many of you will be familiar with this annual event showcasing the work of local contemporary artists and designers in our seaside town, but have you heard of the Children's Art Trail (CAT)? 

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Unlicensed ‘man with a van’ picks up £1,000 fine

A Rayleigh resident has pleaded guilty in court for failing to provide a copy of his Waste Transfer Licence after a large pile of waste was dumped outside a charity shop in Leigh-on-Sea.

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The Railway Pub under new management

One of Southend's most iconic pubs is under new management after eleventh-house fund raiser saved it last year

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Southend to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day

Southend is set to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a flyover and a theatre production.

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The Mousetrap at the Palace Theatre - Ray's Review!

The long running Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap is showing this week at the Palace Theatre and I was privileged to see it on it's strong opening night on Monday.

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Village Green 2019

Metal is delighted to have teamed up with The St Christopher School Academy Trust to produce some very special Village Green button badges.

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Southend pub set to shut to make way for £150 million development

A popular Seafront pub has confirmed it will close this weekend.

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Sounds of summer

On Saturday afternoon, I was lying in my garden in a deckchair. The sky was blue, there was a gentle breeze, everything smelled of suncream and warmth

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Competition: Win delicious sushi for two with Lee Sushi

Win sushi for two up to the value of £25 in the little town that we love.

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Children’s Hospice is hosting Family Fun Day for local community

Essex’s only children’s hospice is inviting the local community to join them for a Family Fun Day in June.

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Southend Half Marathon organisers announce road closures and recycling initiative

On Sunday 9th June, Southend will host a Half Marathon in aid of a countywide hospice charity which will mean there will be road closures for a short period of time on that day.

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Roof East

Summer is finally here and so is Startford's finest rooftop of entertainment with 'Roof East'.

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HistoricaLeigh: The Right to Bear Arms

A recent clear out of old papers in the  Heritage Centre revealed some interesting snippets.......

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