Leigh on Sea News

Pumpkin Forest

For the second year running, Hurleys Pumpkin Forest have once again opened their door's in the lead up to Halloween!

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Tabby McTat

Tabby McTat is a cat with the loudest of meee-ews and a best friend with a guitar. Together they sing their favourite songs delighting the crowds, until one day Fred disappears

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New nursery to open on former library site

Finishing touches are being carried out at a new 50-place nursery on the site of the former Friar’s Library and former Renown pupil referral unit.

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The Big Festival

It's all about the Food and Family Fun at one of the UK's biggest festivals.....

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Best Spots On The Beach

With temperatures set to sore again in the next few days we're bringing to you the our 'Best spots on the Beach' to visit this summer holidays 

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Awful Auntie - Interview with David Walliams

As the adaptation of his book Awful Auntie comes to The Cliffs Pavilion, read the interview with the hillarious David Walliams here

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Kids Review: Incredibles 2

The summer must see!

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3 family events you must put in your diary this summer

Struggling to keep the whole family entertained? Here's three of our favourite events for the whole gang this Summer!

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Summer Holiday Fun with C2C!

Whether you're taking in the sights of the city, attending that crucial sporting event or simply looking for a great day out with the family, c2c has you covered.

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More than nine out of ten applicants get first choice for secondary schools on national offer day

More than nine out of ten Southend-on-Sea children will start secondary school in September 2018 at their first choice school.   

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Apply for 11 plus by tomorrow!

Residents are being urged to register their children for the 11 plus before the 5pm deadline tomorrow (Friday 21 July).

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Room on the broom!

Iggety ziggety zaggety zoom... a little something for half term!

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Things I Said I Would Never Do as a Parent

Before I became a mum, I was very good at taking the moral high ground when it came to parenting...

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Back to School

Yes, yes, we had fun. Yes, it was a lovely summer. Yes, there was sunshine and day trips and ice cream. But the time has comeā€¦

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Eighty-eight per cent of pupils get their first choice primary school place

Official Press Release from Southend Borough Council

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The All-New Marine Activity Centre!

Nestled on the Eastern Esplanade in the former SMAC building on Southend seafront is The Beach Club, an all-new marine activity centre offering a massive variety of entertaining pursuits both in the surf or on the beach.

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Peppa Pig's Surprise Surprise

Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Southend at the Cliffs Pavilion in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise

Book your tickets here!

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Festive Fun at Marsh Farm!

This magical journey has been was voted ‘Best Christmas Event in Essex’ by Essex Mums 2 years running!

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3 differences between your first pregnancy, and being pregnant with a toddler in tow...

The latest from our child and parent expert Keri....

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Preschool, tears and triumphs

For 2 years and 4 months, my little Louis has been with me. Daily. Like every single day. Almost. Ok not all day every day but near enough.

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