Leigh on Sea News

Hospice Buildings ‘For Sale’

A local charity has put its iconic building up for sale as it prepares to move to new premises.

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Cyclists needed for European challenge for hospice

A local children’s hospice is looking for those with pedal power to join them for their bespoke cycling challenge this September.

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Join Team Havens in Brentwood

Havens Hospices are looking for 50 runners to join ‘Team Havens’ at this year’s Brentwood Half Marathon on Sunday 17th March.

The charity which includes Fair Havens Hospice, Little Havens Hospice and The J’s Hospice has 50 spaces for this highly popular race that takes runners through the beautiful Mid-Essex countryside around Brentwood and surrounding villages.

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Beauty Salon and Lingerie Boutique in Essex join forces to raise money for gynaecological cancer

Beauty Shop on Plaza Way in Southchurch has teamed up with Coco-Boo Lingerie on Rectory Grove in Leigh-on-Sea to create a campaign called “Vagina Is Not A Dirty Word” to raise awareness and funds for The Eve Appeal, a charity that raises money for research in to the five gynaecological cancers - Cervical, Ovarian, Womb, Vulval and Vaginal. 

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Lady McAdden ... Leigh-on-sea turn Pink with Power

Congratulations to everyone in Leigh-on-Sea who have turned their windows 'Pink' for the month of October in support of Lady Mcadden

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The Craft Club Yarnbombers latest delights!

Just another reason that we love our little town.....

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Two great causes vying for your votes

Two fantastic community initiatives are going head-to-head in a bid to win a major funding boost from Tesco shoppers.

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Finally after 30 days I will be able to shave off the caterpillar that has been growing on my top lip

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Leigh In The Pink

Leigh Traders turn pink for their local breast cancer awareness charity. From 9-15th October 80 traders will decorate their shops and office fronts, hold raffles and competitions and even bake pink cakes to raise much needed funds for Lady McAdden Breast Screening Trust.

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Calling all ladies, I need your help!

Scott & Stapleton are once again supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month and will be dressing in pink to raise awareness for Breast Cancer which is a cause that is very close to all our hearts here.

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Walking Together for Better Mental Health

Trust Links, the local mental health and wellbeing charity, is making a call out to the community to join them for their annual ‘Walking Together’ fundraising walk.

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Charity Cocktail & Fundraising Event

On Wednesday 24th May the Royal Hotel in Southend will be hosting a special afternoon tea with proceeds going to the Indee Rose Trust.

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The Great Pier Swim 2017

One of the most unique swims in the UK is returning to Southend.

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Babyballet's Danceathon for Tommy's Charity

This October, from the 15th through to the 22nd, Babyballet will be taking part in Tommy’s Danceathon.

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In the name of charity

Last week Scott & Stapleton hosted a charity event for Macmillan but whats too come this week... something even bigger....

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Southend Becomes ‘Southbeginning-on-Sea’ to Highlight Importance of Organ Donation

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has teamed up with other famous ‘Ends’ across the country to highlight how people could give someone the chance of a new beginning by telling their family they want to be an organ donor.

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Hospice Garden Revamp Kicks Off “Make Southend Sparkle” Campaign

A garden for patients of a Southend hospice has been transformed thanks to the hard graft of 13 young volunteers.

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Havens Hospices Event Listing

From Wind Walking to the London to Paris Cycle, get involved with one of these fantastic events and raise money for charity this year!

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Local Recruitment Company Fundraising For Seafaring Charity

Spinnaker Global, a shipping recruitment agency based in Leigh-on-Sea, is fundraising for a seafarers’ charity.

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New initiative for UK adults living with cancer gains support of Leigh-on-Sea business, Shambhala Studios.

Ellie's Friends, a new cancer charity, is seeking the support of businesses in Essex, to bring rays of sunshine into the lives of adults living with cancer.

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