Leigh on Sea News

The Piano Works

It's London's only non-stop live music venue, where the in-house band take centre stage and like a human jukebox only play songs requested by you!

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Murder probe launched after woman dies at care home in Westcliff ***UPDATE***

Police have arrested a man from Leigh on suspicion of murder - UPDATE

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Government cash boost to fix most serious potholes and High Street paving

The most serious potholes in Southend-on-Sea are to be repaired thanks to a Government cash boost.

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#MerryMuletide campaign shows grim reality of party drugs market

Just a bit of festive fun? Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has once again teamed up with Essex Police, to produce a campaign to help disrupt local drugs and county lines activity.

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Punks, mods and rockers all celebrate Southend’s subcultures under one roof

A new exhibition exploring Southend’s subcultures is opening at the Beecroft Art Gallery this December. From the Southend punk scene to mods, rockers and beyond, the exhibition will explore subcultures both past and present.

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Review: Wreath making workshop at Scent

Damp moss, mince pies, and a buzz of anticipation... Last week my colleagues, assorted colleague-mums and I all squished into Scent florist in Leigh after work to get festively crafty. 

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The Bodyguard

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, THE BODYGUARD is back in Southend starring three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, ALEXANDRA BURKE* 

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Im divorced but no financial agreement was sorted....

Where do I now stand legally?

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A Christmas Carol

“Bah! Humbug! It’s just an excuse to pick a man’s pocket once a year!” The old miser, Ebeneezer Scrooge, has no time for Christmas or those that celebrate it...

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Beer, Food and ahem…interior design!

Foodie Rich is BACK......

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Detectives appeal for witnesses after Iceland van drives into family car

Delivery driver flee's after smashing into family car in Southend

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The benefits of juicing

It’s official!!! I survived our first month of business at Freshleigh Juice & Smoothie Bar. Now November probably wasn’t the best month to open a health business when everyone’s in Xmas mode, but we did it and I want to thank everyone who has supported my little start up and am so excited as we prepare for the New Year and new Menu

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The Outre Christmas Party 2018

From the team that bought you The Ice cave, Timeout's 'Top of the Pop-ups' and the infamous 'Burlesque and Bingo'  The House of Outré are proud to share their latest concept with you..... 

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Get happy

The cynics among you will joke about Leigh being voted 'Happiest Place to Live' by property website Rightmove, but I can't help but like the fact we've been given the accolade. 

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New Year's at The Royal Hotel

It’s time to get ready for the new year and celebrate the start of 2019 with a bang.  We are throwing a fabulous party throughout The Royal Hotel.

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Views sought on new coastal management scheme for Shoeburyness

The Shoeburyness community is being invited to have its say on a proposed scheme to protect the area from tidal flooding and coastal erosion.

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Successful £1m bid for south Essex construction industry

Local authorities across south Essex are working together to support the training of over 1600 local people for jobs in the construction industry by 2020.

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Be your own boss in the little town that we love!

Beauty and therapy rooms to rent!

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Mother left horrified after she learns ten year old daughter is threatened with knife on way to school

A mother was horrified to learn that her ten year old daughter was threatened with a knife on her way to school.

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Brave stab victim speaks out

Man speaks out after being stabbed by two thugs after defending his girlfriend.

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