Leigh on Sea News

Good news at last! The Grand latest....

After year's of uncertainty for Leigh's most iconic building, finally, some good news.....

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ST: Son Of A Preacher Man

Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them…

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73 year old woman robbed by gang in Southend

A 73 year old lady was tracked and robbed of £1,000 by a gang in Southend on Thursday morning.

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No Village Green in 2018

The arts organisation Metal who are the masterminds behind Village Green, announced at a 'Thank you' event last night, that there will be no festival in 2018.

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Application submitted to replace two £1million homes with retirement flats

Southend Council has received an application to tear down two £1million homes in Thorpe Bay and convert them into 33 retirement homes.

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Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark, made into a film starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967, is often ranked as one of the top 100 scariest films of all time and this exciting new production reclaims it for the stage.

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Team Matt!

A massive congratulations to local talent Matt Linnen in his cover on last night's X factor of Alessia Cara's Scar To Your Beautiful.

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Ousted

Warning: this blog contains mice

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Southend Airport announces new destinations

From October 29th, Southend Airport will be providing a new service allowing you to connect to 11 north American destinations.

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More short term rentals

Its obviously catching on................

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Formal consultation on school admission arrangements to start

School admission arrangements for primary schools from September 2019 onwards will go to formal public consultation from 6 November to 15 December 2017.

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Second! First of the losers! Not this time.

Who was it? Come on own up? Who was interviewed by the survey people when they came round to find out the happiest place to live?

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Impressive set of GCSE results confirmed

GCSE statistics published today showed the borough again performed above the national average in all headline performance measures.

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Impressive set of GCSE results confirmed

GCSE statistics published today showed the borough again performed above the national average in all headline performance measures.

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Southend catering business briefly closed for unhygienic practice

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Environmental Health Officers forced the emergency closure of an unregistered catering business that was at risk of spreading dangerous bacteria because it had no hot running water.

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Leigh Lights 2017

It's nearly here....find out more about the festive, family, fun filled event we will be laying on...

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Deep Breaths

There have been a few occasions recently when people here in the office have been upset after ranting clients calling.

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New Leigh flat's application rejected

An application to build flats on the the Leigh Car Wash plot has been rejected by Southend Council.

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Southend Airport submit plans to extend

Southend Airport have submitted plans to Rochford District Council that if approved, will see the airport extended in two key areas.

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Illegal and unsafe tobacco taken off shelves

Trading Standards officers have made yet another seizure as part of its on-going crackdown on illicit tobacco.

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