Leigh on Sea News

Ben Fogle - Tales from the Wilderness

Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer.  From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take the audience on an inspiring adventure.

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Who will own your digital photos and other digital assets if you die?

Last month, this question was part of a long and difficult case in the High Court. So what was the outcome and who has the rights?

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Village Green 2019 Artist Village – Discover the art and join the discussion

Metal is pleased to host the Artist Village at Village Green again this year...

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‘Be Safe’ roadshow draws in the crowds

Families flocked to the seaside to meet the emergency services of land and sea at a free fun-day event to promote safety. 

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Annie - Our Review

Currently showing at The Cliffs Pavilion we bring you a review with a difference .......

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Operation Heatwave: Plans in place for weekend scorcher

With Southend set to be hotter than Ibiza this weekend, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and its partners are again enacting “Operation Heatwave”.

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“There’s a fantastic buzz for 2019”

Excitement is building for the 23rd Leigh Art Trail, which takes over our town for a week from Saturday, June 8, showcasing the beautiful work of more than 60 artists.

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Charity holds celebration party for Marathon Runners

A team of runners who completed the London Marathon for local hospice care swapped their trainers for barbequed treats, celebrating their achievement of raising around £200,000 for the charity.

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Extra funding to help homeless people

Extra funding has been given by central Government to help homeless people within Southend-on-Sea.

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3030 Challenge

3030 Essex is a great way to begin or refresh your journey to getting physically active. No challenges to complete, no distance to run, no targets to beat – just 30 minutes of activity for the 30days of June. It’s that simple. 

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Leigh-on-Sea finds: Monkey Madness

Our latest showcase in our leigh-on-sea finds from the llittle town that we love

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On new friends and cocktails

A few years ago, we made some friends because they used to go to my wife's pop-up cafe, and we'd always end up talking over the coffee urn until it got to the point where we realised we should probably all go for a drink rather than have tiny pieces of conversations while Jo and I were serving flapjacks to the public.

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Who is legally my next of kin?

The latest from Melinda @ Giles Wilson Solicitors advising on 'next of kin'

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The Wind in the Willows immerse dining experience

Open the door and enter a new world this May & June at Spitafields City Farm.

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Thing's to do this half term!

It feels like the kids only just went back to school after Easter and now May half term is already upon us. Do not fear, I have plenty of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained.

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Actions agreed to improve services for special educational needs and disabilities

Plans have been formally agreed to address concerns relating to the quality of services delivered to children in Southend-on-Sea with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Green-fingered thieves target local park

The council’s parks team is urging residents to be vigilant after brazen thieves have stolen over 116 shrub plants from Priory Park over the last two weeks. 

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An Evening of Marvin Gaye Featuring Wayne Hernandez

Expect stunning soulful vocals from the charismatic Wayne Hernandez, incredible harmonies and infectious energy from the star studde

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Encouraging improvements in water quality at Leigh Bell Wharf

New water quality tests carried at Leigh Bell Wharf are showing continued improvement, with only very low levels of bacteria detected in the latest results.

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CASTING CALLOUT

The Grow Creative Co. are looking for around 24 individuals to take part in a print and video campaign around the theme of sustainable travel under the working title “This is what a cyclist looks like.”

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