Leigh on Sea News

Sign up for SHINDIGS 2019 now!

Scouts and Guides are now invited to sign up for SHINDIGS 2019! Standing for Show IN a Day In Guiding and Scouting, Southend Gang Show are looking for Scouts and Guides in the Southend area to sign up.

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Southend services for children with special needs and disabilities inspected

A report into the quality of the services supplied to children in Southend with special educational needs and disabilities has been published.

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The Bodyguard

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, THE BODYGUARD is back in Southend starring three-time Brit nominee and X-Factor winner, ALEXANDRA BURKE* 

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Review: Wreath making workshop at Scent

Damp moss, mince pies, and a buzz of anticipation... Last week my colleagues, assorted colleague-mums and I all squished into Scent florist in Leigh after work to get festively crafty. 

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Punks, mods and rockers all celebrate Southend’s subcultures under one roof

A new exhibition exploring Southend’s subcultures is opening at the Beecroft Art Gallery this December. From the Southend punk scene to mods, rockers and beyond, the exhibition will explore subcultures both past and present.

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#MerryMuletide campaign shows grim reality of party drugs market

Just a bit of festive fun? Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has once again teamed up with Essex Police, to produce a campaign to help disrupt local drugs and county lines activity.

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Government cash boost to fix most serious potholes and High Street paving

The most serious potholes in Southend-on-Sea are to be repaired thanks to a Government cash boost.

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Murder probe launched after woman dies at care home in Westcliff ***UPDATE***

Police have arrested a man from Leigh on suspicion of murder - UPDATE

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The Piano Works

It's London's only non-stop live music venue, where the in-house band take centre stage and like a human jukebox only play songs requested by you!

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Top five family things to do in the little town that we love this Christmas

One for the family....

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Top ten things to do in the little town that we love this Christmas & New Year

One for the grown ups....

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The benefits of juicing

It’s official!!! I survived our first month of business at Freshleigh Juice & Smoothie Bar. Now November probably wasn’t the best month to open a health business when everyone’s in Xmas mode, but we did it and I want to thank everyone who has supported my little start up and am so excited as we prepare for the New Year and new Menu

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Detectives appeal for witnesses after Iceland van drives into family car

Delivery driver flee's after smashing into family car in Southend

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The Outre Christmas Party 2018

From the team that bought you The Ice cave, Timeout's 'Top of the Pop-ups' and the infamous 'Burlesque and Bingo'  The House of Outré are proud to share their latest concept with you..... 

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Views sought on new coastal management scheme for Shoeburyness

The Shoeburyness community is being invited to have its say on a proposed scheme to protect the area from tidal flooding and coastal erosion.

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New Year's at The Royal Hotel

It’s time to get ready for the new year and celebrate the start of 2019 with a bang.  We are throwing a fabulous party throughout The Royal Hotel.

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Get happy

The cynics among you will joke about Leigh being voted 'Happiest Place to Live' by property website Rightmove, but I can't help but like the fact we've been given the accolade. 

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Affinity – Protection The Right Way

Coming of the back of a very successful 2017 Affinity Protect moved into the New Year full of confidence and high expectations of another big year.

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Legal Eagle Q & A: Can your neighbours legally dampen your Christmas spirit?

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Elf - Presented by The White Bus Company

Starring the one and only Will Ferrell

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