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Thu 21st Jan 2021 - New Coronavirus testing centre in Elm Road Car Park

For those with symptoms


Thu 21st Jan 2021 - Eligible Southend businesses advised to apply for grants through new single form

More information below..


Thu 14th Jan 2021 - Chairman's Blog

A short piece from our Council Chairman: Cllr Paul Gilson


Mon 11th Jan 2021 - New rapid COVID-19 testing site to open in The Fairway, Leigh-on-Sea

Opening today 11th January


Mon 11th Jan 2021 - Look out for your household notification letter

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.


Fri 8th Jan 2021 - Why do I have to wait for my COVID-19 Vaccine?

Information from the NHS


Wed 23rd Dec 2020 - Post box success!

Over 250 letters were delivered to local children


Mon 7th Dec 2020 - Leigh Windows Trail

Launching 10th December


Thu 3rd Dec 2020 - Late Night Shopping in Leigh-on-Sea

Late night shopping on Thursdays leading up to Christmas


Thu 3rd Dec 2020 - Free Parking

Thursdays after 4pm and all day Sunday


Wed 2nd Dec 2020 - Letters to Santa

Leigh Library Gardens Lighting Display. Last postal date 16th December


Tue 1st Dec 2020 - New Festive Lighting Display in Leigh Library Gardens

For our younger residents to enjoy!


Thu 26th Nov 2020 - Volunteering Opportunities in Leigh

If you would like us to promote any volunteering opportunities, please get in touch


Mon 16th Nov 2020 - Southend Foodbank launch new app

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.


Mon 16th Nov 2020 - Every older person deserves a gift this Christmas

Natilik are working with Age Concern Southend to ensure Southend's elderly and isolated residents recieve a gift this Christmas.


Mon 16th Nov 2020 - Supporting local businesses

Creating a listing of all independent businesses in Leigh


Wed 11th Nov 2020 - Get 2020 Wrapped Up

Find Your Voice's project for mental wellbeing


Wed 11th Nov 2020 - Age Concern Fundraising

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.


Thu 5th Nov 2020 - Former councillor Mike Dolby has sadly passed away

Our sincere condolences are extended to his family and friends.


Thu 5th Nov 2020 - Town Council and Tin Teams working together to fight hunger

Donations welcome!


Wed 4th Nov 2020 - Town Council supports local traders with instagram takeover

The local shops and businesses take control during lockdown


Thu 29th Oct 2020 - Keeping in Touch Magazine

Our new publication


Thu 22nd Oct 2020 - Leigh Town Council receive Quality Gold Council status

Leigh-on-Sea Town Council has recently received a prestigious award as part of the Local Council Award Scheme.


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: https://www.southendopentopbus.com/


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.


Mon 20th Jul 2020 - Leigh Lights 2020

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.


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: www.YourSaySE2050.co.uk


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...


Fri 14th Sep 2018 - LEIGH COMMUNITY CENTRE AND LORNA AND LOTTIE'S CAFE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL!

LEIGH COMMUNITY CENTRE AND LORNA AND LOTTIE'S CAFE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS USUAL!


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?