Leigh on Sea News

Legal Eagle Q&A: Dog Attacks

I was walking in Library gardens and I saw a dog attack someone! I thought this was against the law?

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Celebrating International Day of the Older Persons

The 1st of October was Older People’s day and this has come from the UN’s own International Day of the Older Persons

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Legal Eagle: Partners, Property and Protection - who gets what?

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If I own the leasehold of my flat, can I let it out when i'm away?

I own the leasehold of my flat and I am due to go away working for at least 6 months; can I let my flat out?

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Back to the School Gates!

The café culture in Leigh Broadway changes this week...

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Legal Eagle: Rights of the homeless

I know that we are supposed to be neighbourly and kind to everyone, but I am unhappy about some people that seemed to have moved their tents permanently onto some wasteland next door to my house. What can I do about it?

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Legal Eagle: Dog Fouling along the Broadway

Is there anything I can do about it? Surely it is against the law?

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Legal Eagle Q&A: I live above a hairdressers and they play very loud music – can I do anything about it?

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Legal Eagle Q&A: Should I get a pre-nup?

My friends are telling me that I should get a pre-nup. Whats your advice? It seems very unromantic.

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Legal Eagle: Next of Kin and Power of Attorney

Q: My partner and I have lived together for 20 years (we are now both 46). He recently had a terrible accident and was basically out of it for a few weeks and the hospital would not even talk to me about his care...

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20 Years in Leigh on sea!

This month Giles Wilson is proud to celebrate 20 years in Leigh on sea and what a 20 years it has been both in the law and in Leigh itself!

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Legal Eagle Q&A: Should my ex have more than half of our house now we are splitting up?

My boyfriend and I bought a house together years ago...

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Legal Eagle: What if I'm Hit by a Bus?

Q: My girlfriend and I have just bought a house together and someone has said to us that if I got knocked down by a bus and died, she may not be able to continue living there? Is that true?

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June 2017 - General Election comes to Leigh-on-Sea

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Legal Eagle Q&A: Do I Pay Tax on Inheritance?

I have been left £25,000 by someone in their will. Do I have to pay tax on it?

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Legal Eagle: Can I Replace a Fence that My Neighbour Claims is His?

Q: When I bought my house the garden fence was very tatty. I was told that it belonged to the neighbour and I have asked them to replace it but they have not. Can I just replace it myself?

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Should You Be Paying for Long Term Care Fees?

One of the lovely things about Leigh on sea is the sense of community and that generations of the same family continue to live in the same area.

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Q&A: Does double mean trouble?

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Q & A: A locket of love

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Is Easter your weekend with the children?

Leigh-on-sea is a lively town at Easter where there are events arranged by Leigh Community Centre, and our local schools and churches hold Easter Egg hunts and bonnet parades. Children are seen gazing into the sweet shops in along Leigh Broadway, and Leigh Road at the displays of chocolate surrounded by little yellow chicks and bunnies. It is all picture perfect family time.

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