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A short piece from our Council Chairman: Cllr Paul Gilson
Opening today 11th January
Households in Southend-on-Sea will shortly be receiving a letter from the council asking residents to check that the information held on the electoral register is correct.
Information from the NHS
Over 250 letters were delivered to local children
Launching 10th December
Late night shopping on Thursdays leading up to Christmas
Thursdays after 4pm and all day Sunday
Leigh Library Gardens Lighting Display. Last postal date 16th December
For our younger residents to enjoy!
If you would like us to promote any volunteering opportunities, please get in touch
The app cleverly links food banks with shoppers so when you are shopping in one of our Southend supermarkets, you should be alerted of the provisions they need.
Natilik are working with Age Concern Southend to ensure Southend's elderly and isolated residents recieve a gift this Christmas.
Creating a listing of all independent businesses in Leigh
Find Your Voice's project for mental wellbeing
Our last chairman, Cllr Jill Healey, selected Age Concern Southend on Sea as the Chairman's Charity for 2019/20. Cllr Healey presented the cheque to them last week. We were incredibly proud to have raised £1067.03 to help support this local charity.
Our sincere condolences are extended to his family and friends.
The local shops and businesses take control during lockdown
Our new publication
Leigh-on-Sea Town Council has recently received a prestigious award as part of the Local Council Award Scheme.
Flying the Red Ensign
Leigh-on-Sea Town Council, with the help of Leigh Lions, have installed a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on Strand Wharf (behind the Heritage Centre) for the safety of the town. The machine was unveiled on Thursday 3rd September.
Could it be you?
The outcome of our recent Annual Community Meeting
Supporting the High Sheriff
Deadline for submission is 30th September
The @EnsignBusCo Route 68 open top bus is running daily throughout the Summer. All the information you need can be found here: https://www.southendopentopbus.com/
printable badge templates available
As the market celebrates it’s 20th year, the town council will be marking the occasion with a special virtual market on Saturday 25th July through the @LeighTCevents Facebook page.
The town council instead will look into other possibilities to help compensate in some way for Leigh Lights and the Christmas street lights will still be on for the town to enjoy.
From Southend Borough Council
Complete the survey here: www.YourSaySE2050.co.uk
Our longest serving Councillor has sadly passed away on 19th June 2020.
Over recent weeks Southend Business Improvement District (BID), councillors and officers from Southend Council, Leigh Town Council, the seafront traders association, Essex Chambers of Commerce and other local businesses have been working together to deal with the Government’s relaxation of lockdown measures and ensure that the Borough is a safe place to visit and shop.
Sneaky peak of the works that have been completed at Leigh Community Centre during lockdown!
We are pleased to say that we have had two candidates pass their assessment
Vacancy available in the Herschell Ward
Find out about what we have planned...
Well done to Christine Daniels
Read the Council's 2019/20 Report on our website
Find out more..
A new initiative to keep you busy during lockdown!
The Town Council have had to consider what this means for the Council and community taking into account Government information and guidance from the local government sector
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Herschell Ward of Leigh-on-Sea Town Council on the resignation of Councillor DECLAN MULRONEY
it will be located on Strand Wharf, to the rear of the Heritage Centre
The Council has now agreed that the use of bonfires on Leigh Allotment Sites is strictly prohibited.
"Reflections on Nature" by Nicola Osborne and Amanda Westbury
Local groups joined forces with the Southend Community Safety Partnership to engage with the community and businesses on a variety of issues
New Bins in Leigh Library Gardens
Do you struggle to get to the library?
Displaying work from different groups who meet at the Centre...
On at the centre until 30th November
09/09/19 - 19/10/19
Applications close on 30th September
Welcoming Vinice Cowell to Leigh Town Council
from local artist Malcolm Blake-Lawson
Litter Less Leigh
For 12 - 16 year olds...
The free event was a great success!
Raising the Red Ensign Flag
Vacancy in Highlands Ward
Learn out to save money, water & energy!
Thank you to those who sponsored the hanging baskets in Leigh...
How much do you love Leigh Library Gardens?
Come and see the work of Malcolm Blake-Lawson
Have your say on community safety issues, 6.30pm - 8pm at Leigh Community Centre
Second annual Community Day at Bonchurch Park
Cllr Jill Healey is pleased to be raising funds for Age Concern Southend
Meet the new additions to Leigh Town Council
Celebrating Volunteers Week 2019
Find out what is on in Leigh-on-Sea and support local charities and community groups.
Could you be a Leigh-on-Sea Town Councillor?
Presenting 'Preamble' - a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.
The closing date for nominations has now passed. Find out who was successfully uncontested and who will be going to Election.
The joint exhibition, running from March 18th until April 18th will feature work by artists Ann Chadwick and John Pearman.
Have your say on future development of Southend
18th February - 14th March
A fantastic sum was raised for the Chairman's Charity, Southend YMCA
The 12-month residency is open to artists from any art form which is appropriate to be carried out within the Centre and those that live or work in Leigh will have priority. The scheme offers studio hire at a reasonable price and the opportunity to curate exhibitions on the Art Wall within the Centre.
Important information for all users of Leigh Community Centre
All donations go towards the cost of the event, including the lights themselves and security.
Despite the rain, over 300 people turned out to enjoy mulled wine, mince pies and a good old sing along with Salvation Army for Carols on Strand Wharf on Saturday 8th December.
Find out more about annual Lights event!
Can you spare a few hours to help out?
Every year the Leigh Lights yuletide parade continues to grow, attracting over 400 participants!
Come and have your say!
There are two nominations for this forthcoming election
Launching on Thursday 4th October for 8 - 12 year olds in Leigh-on-Sea
The Council are taking steps to reduce plastic waste...
LEIGH COMMUNITY CENTRE AND LORNA AND LOTTIE'S CAFE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL!
Do you want to help the park look its best with some community gardening work?
Leigh-on-Sea Town Council are proud to be supporting Merchant Navy Day
Can you help?