Leigh on Sea News

Charity Marathon to return to Chelmsford for its sixth year

In October, an Essex-wide Hospice Charity will be bringing their Marathon back to Chelmsford. 

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Local Charity on lookout for those with Pedal Power

A local charity is looking for those with pedal power to join their team this summer for a challenge which will take them from the capital to the seaside. 

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Hunt for Dinosaur Eggs for charity this Easter

The whole family can enjoy hunting for dinosaurs this April and help raise money for a new adult’s hospice for South East Essex.

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Wing Walk for charity this Summer

Adventurous adrenalin junkies can take to the skies and do a spot of wing walking this summer to raise funds a local charity.

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Charity launches Summer Shop Campaign with a little help from students

Today, 25th March, a local charity launches their Summer Campaign across the county having collaborated with South Essex College fashion students.

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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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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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New Hospice build takes ‘the next step’

A new hospice for Southend, which will eventually be caring for thousands of local people, is taking ‘the next step’ as vital infrastructure begins to be constructed on site.

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Haven's Hospice need you!

There is still a chance to join the Prudential RideLondon this summer and raise vital funds for local charity
Havens Hospices, which includes Fair Havens Hospice, Little Havens Hospice and The J’s Hospice, are looking for cyclists to join them for the 100-mile ride on Saturday 4th August

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Your chance to join charity Ascot event

Every year Little Havens Hospice hosts the exclusive event, traditionally a Ladies Day event – raising vital funds for the hospice. However, last year the charity that cares for children from across Essex with life-limiting illnes added a second date that is open to all. 

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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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