Leigh on Sea News

Legal Eagle Q & A: Question: Is my ex entitled to half my pension on our divorce?

How is a pension split, if at all, when getting a divorce?

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Book your garden waste collection online

Disposing of garden waste is now easier than ever thanks to the council and Veolia updated their online portal. 

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to see Brendan Cole: Showman at The Cliffs Pavilion

Win a pair of tickets to see Brendan Cole in 'Showman'

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Fellow Britain's Got Talent Finalist Kev Orkian Joins Ashley Banjo and Diversity in this year's Panto!

Cliffs Pavilion are delighted to announce that the internationally acclaimed, award-winning comedian Kev Orkian will be joining his fellow BGT finalists Ashley Banjo and Diversity in Robin Hood and the  Merry Men as they swoop into Southend this festive season.

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Fashion students team up with local charity

South Essex College fashion students are collaborating with a local charity for their Summer Campaign and highlight the quality of clothes that can be found in charity shops.

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How to have a good crack this St Patrick's Day!

This Sunday 17th March is of course the one and only St Patrick's Day! So how will you be celebrating it?

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Extra cash for new projects including road repairs

Cabinet members have agreed to spend an additional £730,000 for one-off schemes and projects across Southend-on-Sea.

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Should we be worried?

I found out this week that another shop in Leigh Broadway is due to close which will lead to another empty unit no doubt

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HistoricaLeigh: "Dreadful SOUTHEND hurricane—Loss of thirteen lives by shipwreck"

......From The Times - 16 March 1842 comes a terrifying report 

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Southend schools celebrate high performance

Southend-on-Sea’s schoolchildren have achieved above the national average in all key stage performance results. The excellent results places Southend in the top 25% local authorities in England for early years, key stage 2 and key stage 4

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Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Palace Theatre begins with a sparse set of distressed walls and decayed decor, and we go straight into dialogue that's, of course, Oscar Wilde - so it's peppy, zingy and immediately compelling

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The Lost Lagoon

Get all aboard the Lost Lagoon as Bompas & Parr join forces with the world's most infamous buccaneer Captain Henry Morgan to bring to you west London's finest pop-up.

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Training exercise at Southend Airport


London Southend Airport wil carry out a training exercise today to test an amergency response to an aircraft incident. 

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Train brought to standstill after teenagers robbed at knifepoint


A London-bound train travelling from Southend was brought to a standstill after two teenagers were robbed at knifepoint on board. 

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World Book Day Fun at Leigh Road Baptist Church Pre-school

On Thursday 7th March 2019, Leigh Road Baptist Church Pre-school, Marguerite Drive, Leigh-on-Sea celebrated World Book Day with millions of other children around the world

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The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

In this, the 60th Anniversary of one of the world’s most iconic music venues, the Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the road to celebrate the ‘Ronnie Scott’s Story’.

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Half Marathon returns to Southend in June

There is still time to register for Havens Hospices’ Southend Half Marathon which returns for its 24th year on Sunday 9th June.

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Legal Eagle Q & A: When to give notice when leaving a rented property

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An evening at Create98

Many of you reading this will already have seen Create98 on the Broadway; a creative space that hosts a multitude of workshops from painting and crochet to poetry and cooking.

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Sensory garden begins taking shape

A community garden designed to improve the wellbeing of residents living with Dementia is being installed next to Southend Central Museum by the council’s parks team.

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