New hours in effect from Monday 1st November
Switching on is delayed until the end of the week due to power issues
Leigh Town Council events Programme 2021
Picnic Table in Leigh Library Gardens and Bonchurch Park and table tennis table in Bonchurch Park
Apply by 30th September!
The launch of The Listening Room Poetry Nights
7pm - 9pm
Raising the red ensign flag on Strand Wharf
Dr Janine Watts tells us more
Welcoming William Imbush our new community special constable for Leigh!
Tidying up our Town!
Celebrating 100 years of the Royal British Legion!
Provided by Southend YMCA!
Organised by our Artist in Residence - Susan Allen
Community Art Wall Exhibition 26/7/21 - 10/9/21
at Leigh Skate Park
A virtual meeting with Councillors to discuss topics of interest to the community
Reintroducing colour to our corridors!
...for the Chairman's Charity
All proceeds donated to the Chairman's Charity
Find out more about running your own allotment
Find out more...
Welcoming our new Chairman
Now available to read
Honouring some wonderful people in Leigh
In honour of past cllr Donald Fraser
We need updated photographs for our Council websites.
Meet our new councillor James Preston
The recipients of our most recent round of funding
...taking place throughout April.
Find out more about our new artist
New Councillor for St. Clements Ward
Help for our hirers
Free support sessions happening this week
Several security initiatives are being introduced to the Old Town area of Leigh-on-Sea to heighten security and safety in the area.
For more information about the census, follow the link to the Census booklet
They’ve recently been developing the ‘Local Independent High Streets Online’ project. Town based websites that bring together their independent businesses, all in one place. Customers can buy products from multiple local businesses, choose click & collect or delivery and pay in one go at the checkout. This one stop shop allows people to discover more of their local independent businesses and the shop owner has the option of allowing them to click and collect their orders, select postal delivery or simply head to a business’s existing website to learn more about them.
Make your nomination today!
Census day is fast approaching...
Co-option position available in St. Clement's Ward
For those with symptoms
More information below..
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.
Town Council supports local traders with instagram takeover
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...