Leigh on Sea News

Leigh Art Trail for kids CAT

The Leigh Art Trail is back again. I'm sure many of you will be familiar with this annual event showcasing the work of local contemporary artists and designers in our seaside town, but have you heard of the Children's Art Trail (CAT)? 

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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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Money Saving Tips for you & your family

Find out where and when with our @Motherofalloutings

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Who's ready for the festival season?

Who's ready for festival season? Grab those welly boots and sunglasses, and festival attire, this year all of the fun is coming to Southend. There are two fun filled family events being held at Garon Park and you’re going to want to come to both. 

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Stop the hunt!

Stop the hunt! I’ve already found lots of egg-cellent things for you to do this Easter with the kids. 

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Mums the word!

Mums the word on 31st March. What have you got planned for the special day? If you’re in need of an outing, then look no further. So many places are doing some fantastic deals to celebrate Mother’s Day.

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We survived... and more importantly, so did they!

Congratulations you survived half term! How lucky were we with all that sunshine? I certainly wasn’t expecting to be coat-free, eating an ice-cream on the beach in February. Now the kids are back I can focus on March. There’s lots happening.

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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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