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Local artist puts Leigh-on-Sea on map with new signage for town

A unique wayfinding project has been completed in Leigh-on-Sea in a drive to increase the visibility of what is available in the town and remind people to shop local, as the town begins to think about its recovery when Covid restrictions begin to ease.

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Got symptoms? Get tested at new Coronavirus testing site in Leigh-on-Sea

A new walk-through coronavirus testing facility has been opened at Elm Road car park in Leigh-on-Sea.

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The Best Leigh Shopfronts

Leigh lights may have been cancelled this year but our wonderful Leigh-on-sea shops have pulled out all the stops this Christmas with their fantastic festive window displays.

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Leigh Windows Trail

Many of you may have seen lots of lovely window artwork popping up around Leigh-on-Sea by local artist Ash Fields.

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Town Council and Tin Teams working together to fight hunger

Leigh-on-Sea Tin Team was formed by a group of residents who got inspired by the weekly clapping for carers, from here they decided to start gathering supplies for local foodbanks.

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Leigh Shops Opening Late for Christmas

Leigh shops are opening late than usual during the festive period

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Christmas Gift Ideas from Local Leigh Businesses

Christmas is fast approaching and many of us are still working from home or isolating...

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October Newsletter Released for the Endeavour Trust

The Endeavour Trust has released its October Newsletter.

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Leigh on Sea Takes a Trip on The Endeavour

Leigh-on-Sea goes has one of the most ‘Leigh’ experiences imaginable: motoring up to London on an original, local fishing boat and artefact from the Dunkirk Landings in 1940: The Endeavour.

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Most Popular Baby Names in Southend Released

The Office of National Statistics has recently released the most popular names given to boys and girls in 2019.

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Friends rebuild wall and welcome new growing group to Library Gardens

The Friends of Leigh Library Gardens have renovated the stonewall at the entrance of the gardens in Broadway West.

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Leigh-on-sea Town Council looking into alternative Christmas celebrations for 2020

Leigh-on-sea Town Council have decided to cancel the Leigh Lights 2020 event.

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Leigh-on-Sea features in Simon Bird’s ‘Days of the Bagnold Summer’

Leigh-on-Sea.com tries to find locations from this new feature film...

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Recycling centers have fully reopened

The recycling centers at Leigh Marshes and Stock Road are now open for business.

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Beach Avenue Portraits

My name is Damian Smith. I am a Retoucher and Photographer and for the past week I have been focusing more of my attention on my neighbours in Beach Avenue...

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Alone Together – An Intimate Portrait of a World in Lockdown

Leigh-on-Sea features in Andy Delaney's exploration of lockdown isolation.

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Marine Parade Residents Contribute to Local Food Bank

Residents from Marine Parade have made a substantial donation to the Southchurch foodbank.

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Leigh Town Council's Volunteer of the Year 2020

In 2019 the Council launched their Volunteer of the Year Award in memory of longstanding past Councillor Donald Fraser, who had served on the Council since its inception in 1996.

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Town Council Report now Available

Leigh Town Council has published published their 2019/2020 Annual Council Report which is now available on their website.

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Coronavirus Emergency Community Fund

£10,000 has currently been set aside for Leigh-on-Sea Town Council’s Coronavirus Emergency Community Fund.

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