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Thu 3rd Sep 2020 - Merchant Navy Day

Flying the Red Ensign

Thu 3rd Sep 2020 - Defibrillator on Strand Wharf

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.

Wed 26th Aug 2020 - Artist in Residence Scheme now taking applications

Could it be you?

Wed 19th Aug 2020 - New Chairman Announced

The outcome of our recent Annual Community Meeting

Thu 13th Aug 2020 - Jill's last event as Chairman

Supporting the High Sheriff

Mon 10th Aug 2020 - Grant Award Scheme Applications Now Open

Deadline for submission is 30th September

Wed 29th Jul 2020 - Route 68 Open Top Bus Enquiries

The @EnsignBusCo Route 68 open top bus is running daily throughout the Summer. All the information you need can be found here:

Wed 29th Jul 2020 - Face mask exemption badges - Essex Coronavirus Action

printable badge templates available

Sat 25th Jul 2020 - Leigh Farmers' market celebrates 20 years with virtual market

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.

Fri 10th Jul 2020 - New Parking Offer to help drive Borough Recovery

From Southend Borough Council

Fri 3rd Jul 2020 - Association of South Essex Local Authorities Business Survey

Complete the survey here:

Fri 19th Jun 2020 - Cllr Caroline Parker Obituary

Our longest serving Councillor has sadly passed away on 19th June 2020.

Mon 15th Jun 2020 - SHOP local, shop safe campaign

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.

Mon 1st Jun 2020 - Leigh Community Centre Renovation Update

Sneaky peak of the works that have been completed at Leigh Community Centre during lockdown!

Tue 26th May 2020 - Special Constable Programme

We are pleased to say that we have had two candidates pass their assessment

Mon 11th May 2020 - Co-opted Councillor Vacancy Available

Vacancy available in the Herschell Ward

Wed 6th May 2020 - Skate Park extension has started!

Find out about what we have planned...

Wed 6th May 2020 - Volunteer of the Year Winnner 2020 Announced

Well done to Christine Daniels

Wed 6th May 2020 - Annual Report now available

Read the Council's 2019/20 Report on our website

Mon 4th May 2020 - Coronavirus Emergency Community Fund

Find out more..

Mon 6th Apr 2020 - Calling all writers

A new initiative to keep you busy during lockdown!

Wed 18th Mar 2020 - Coronavirus Impact

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

Fri 6th Mar 2020 - Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Town Councillor

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

Fri 28th Feb 2020 - Old Town Defibrillator

it will be located on Strand Wharf, to the rear of the Heritage Centre

Fri 28th Feb 2020 - Allotment Bonfires Banned

The Council has now agreed that the use of bonfires on Leigh Allotment Sites is strictly prohibited.

Mon 20th Jan 2020 - Latest Art Wall Exhibition is now open

"Reflections on Nature" by Nicola Osborne and Amanda Westbury

Thu 16th Jan 2020 - #OpLeigh

Local groups joined forces with the Southend Community Safety Partnership to engage with the community and businesses on a variety of issues

Mon 30th Dec 2019 - Town Council provides news bins in Library Gardens

New Bins in Leigh Library Gardens

Thu 19th Dec 2019 - Library Home Delivery Service

Do you struggle to get to the library?

Thu 12th Dec 2019 - Latest Art Wall Exhibition now open!

Displaying work from different groups who meet at the Centre...

Fri 29th Nov 2019 - New Art Wall Exhibition - The -5 Collective

On at the centre until 30th November

Sat 19th Oct 2019 - Darren Jones - Art Wall Exhibiton

09/09/19 - 19/10/19

Mon 30th Sep 2019 - Grant Award Scheme

Applications close on 30th September

Wed 18th Sep 2019 - New Councillor

Welcoming Vinice Cowell to Leigh Town Council

Wed 18th Sep 2019 - Art Work Donation

from local artist Malcolm Blake-Lawson

Sat 14th Sep 2019 - Litter Less Leigh

Litter Less Leigh

Thu 5th Sep 2019 - New Youth Club!

For 12 - 16 year olds...

Wed 4th Sep 2019 - Strand Wharf Family Puppet Show

The free event was a great success!

Tue 3rd Sep 2019 - Merchant Navy Day

Raising the Red Ensign Flag

Fri 16th Aug 2019 - Councillor Vacancy

Vacancy in Highlands Ward

Tue 6th Aug 2019 - Essex & Suffolk Water Open Days

Learn out to save money, water & energy!

Sat 6th Jul 2019 - Thank you for our Hanging Baskets!

Thank you to those who sponsored the hanging baskets in Leigh...

Mon 1st Jul 2019 - Leigh Library Gardens Survey

How much do you love Leigh Library Gardens?

Thu 27th Jun 2019 - New Art Wall Exhibition!

Come and see the work of Malcolm Blake-Lawson

Wed 26th Jun 2019 - Meet your deputy police, fire and crime commissioner

Have your say on community safety issues, 6.30pm - 8pm at Leigh Community Centre

Thu 13th Jun 2019 - Community Day a great success!

Second annual Community Day at Bonchurch Park

Thu 13th Jun 2019 - Chairman's Charity 2019-2020 announced!

Cllr Jill Healey is pleased to be raising funds for Age Concern Southend

Thu 13th Jun 2019 - Co-opted Councillors now selected..

Meet the new additions to Leigh Town Council

Thu 13th Jun 2019 - Leigh Town Council say a BIG thank you to local volunteers!

Celebrating Volunteers Week 2019

Sun 9th Jun 2019 - Community Day at Bonchurch Park, 9th June 2019

Find out what is on in Leigh-on-Sea and support local charities and community groups.

Wed 15th May 2019 - Council Co-Option

Could you be a Leigh-on-Sea Town Councillor?

Mon 22nd Apr 2019 - Mon 22nd April 2019 - New Art Wall Exhibit - Leigh Artists Exhibition

Presenting 'Preamble' - a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.

Thu 4th Apr 2019 - 2019 Elections - Update

The closing date for nominations has now passed. Find out who was successfully uncontested and who will be going to Election.

Mon 18th Mar 2019 - New Art Wall Exhibit - Leigh Artists Exhibition

The joint exhibition, running from March 18th until April 18th will feature work by artists Ann Chadwick and John Pearman.

Wed 13th Mar 2019 - Southend Borough Council is hosting three local events to seek people’s views on a new Local Plan

Have your say on future development of Southend

Wed 20th Feb 2019 - New Art Wall Exhibit - John Harwood

18th February - 14th March

Thu 14th Feb 2019 - Valentines Quiz Night a huge success!

A fantastic sum was raised for the Chairman's Charity, Southend YMCA

Thu 31st Jan 2019 - Calling all local artisits

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.

Wed 19th Dec 2018 - Essential Roof and Lift repairs at Leigh Community Centre in January

Important information for all users of Leigh Community Centre

Tue 11th Dec 2018 - Leigh Lights: Thank you to Leigh traders and businesses

All donations go towards the cost of the event, including the lights themselves and security.

Sat 8th Dec 2018 - Carollers brave the rain to raise funds for Chairman’s Nominated Charity at Carols on Strand Wharf

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.

Fri 30th Nov 2018 - Leigh Lights!

Find out more about annual Lights event!

Fri 30th Nov 2018 - Volunteer for Leigh Lights

Can you spare a few hours to help out?

Fri 30th Nov 2018 - Record Charity Collection for Leigh Lights Yuletide Parade 2018!

Every year the Leigh Lights yuletide parade continues to grow, attracting over 400 participants!

Fri 9th Nov 2018 - Spatial Plan for Old Leigh Port

Come and have your say!

Thu 4th Oct 2018 - Leigh Road By-Election

There are two nominations for this forthcoming election

Thu 4th Oct 2018 - Good for Leigh Youth Club

Launching on Thursday 4th October for 8 - 12 year olds in Leigh-on-Sea

Thu 4th Oct 2018 - Reducing Plastic Waste

The Council are taking steps to reduce plastic waste...



Wed 12th Sep 2018 - Friends of Leigh Library Gardens

Do you want to help the park look its best with some community gardening work?

Mon 3rd Sep 2018 - Merchant Navy Day

Leigh-on-Sea Town Council are proud to be supporting Merchant Navy Day

Fri 24th Aug 2018 - Board Game Donations Wanted!

Can you help?

Wed 22nd Aug 2018 - Litter Less Leigh

Old Town Litter pick Group

Fri 17th Aug 2018 - Leigh event to help us protect our seas

Visitors to old Leigh will be able to find out about how they can do their bit to reduce marine pollution this week.

Wed 8th Aug 2018 - Southend in 2050?

What does the future of Southend look like?

Sun 29th Jul 2018 - Music-a-leigh CANCELLED

Due to inclement weather, we have cancelled today's event

Wed 18th Jul 2018 - Notice of Vacancy in the Office of Town Councillor

A councillor in the Leigh Road Ward has resigned...


You are cordially invited to the LAUNCH of the LEIGH-ON-SEA PARTNERSHIP GROUP, a proactive new partnership for all businesses in Leigh-on-Sea on WEDNESDAY 11 JULY from 6PM to 7.30PM at Leigh Community Centre

Sun 8th Jul 2018 - Summer Season on Strand Wharf Returns

Following the success of last year’s activities on Strand Wharf in Old Leigh, Leigh Town Council are pleased to announce we will once again host a series of relaxed, family friendly events on Sundays throughout July.

Wed 30th May 2018 - New Town Councillors for Leigh

Learn more about our new Councillors

Sat 26th May 2018 - Community Litter Pick

Litter Less Leigh will be meeting this Saturday at 9.30/9.45am at the Leigh Marshes car park to litter pick from 10.00 - 11.30 am. Everyone is welcome.

Fri 25th May 2018 - Open Top Bus Returns - SERVICE 68

SERVICE 68 returns

Fri 25th May 2018 - Councillor Vacancies at Leigh-on-Sea Town Council

Learn more about becoming a Councillor with us...

Tue 22nd May 2018 - West Street, Leigh-on-Sea, Traffic Notice


Tue 15th May 2018 - New Chairmen Announced!

Learn more about the 2018/19 Committee Chairmen

Fri 11th May 2018 - Donald Fraser's Funeral Arrangement

Please read for details of Donald's Funeral on Friday 11th May.

Fri 11th May 2018 - OFFICE CLOSED

Please note the office will be closed on Friday 11/5/18 from 11..30am - 2.30pm. The centre will remain open as usual

Tue 24th Apr 2018 - Environment Agency Report on Southend Bathing Waters

8 bathing beaches in Southend, including Leigh Bell Wharf

Fri 20th Apr 2018 - Become a Street Champion Today

Find out more about street champions

Wed 11th Apr 2018 - Annual Community Meeting 2018

The agenda for this years meeting is now available to view...

Tue 3rd Apr 2018 - Cllr Donald Fraser

It is with deep sadness that Leigh-on-Sea Town Council learned of the passing of its longest serving member, Cllr Donald Fraser, on 2 April at the age of 92.

Sun 1st Apr 2018 - Belton Hill step replacement to start in April

Major work to replace steps at Belton Hill in Leigh-on-Sea is planned to start in April.

Wed 21st Mar 2018 - Town Council Magazine Issue 7 release!

The new edition is out now...

Fri 9th Mar 2018 - Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) public consultation

The public consultation on the STP is now live.

Sun 25th Feb 2018 - You are invited to an evening of Fairtrade

You are invited to an evening of Fairtrade with the Fairtrade Foundation's Sarah Brazier Sunday 25 February 2018, 6:30pm to 8pm at Oasis The Coffee House, 189 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1JE Hear Sarah speak about this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight campaign and the positive impact Fairtrade makes for communities across the world. Fairtrade beverages and snacks will be available, and an opportunity to win a Fairtrade gift basket of goodies. All are welcome!

Thu 1st Feb 2018 - Grant Award Applications now open!

Find out how to get £500 for your local organisation!