Local News

Local MP visits Girlguiding Celebration

Sir David took part in the Renewal of Promise/Thinking Day Celebration of the Southend West Division of Girlguiding on Sunday 19th February. The event which was attended by over 400 girls from the organisation was held at Southend High School for Girls.

Sir David visits Jenningsbet bookmakers

On Friday 17th February Sir David Amess MP visited Jenningsbet bookmakers on Leigh Broadway. The local shop was keen to show the Southend West MP first-hand the measures the industry has towards responsible gambling.

Sir David shows his support for the 49,000

Local MP Sir David Amess MP has committed to support the charity Together for Short Lives’ call to provide better support for children and young people who need palliative care and their families.

 

Sir David Amess supports ‘Volunteering-on-Sea’

Sir David Amess called in to support the Southend Association of Voluntary Services for the launch of ‘Volunteering-on-Sea’, an initiative aimed at persuading more local young people to volunteer.

Happy 45th Anniversary for Saturday Morning Club

Sir David Amess was pleased to attend the 45th Anniversary Party of the Saturday Morning Club on Saturday 11th February. The Club serves the elderly and disabled of Southend, offering them company, a cup of tea and a sympathetic ear.

Young musicians hit the high notes

Talented young students from St Bernard’s High School performed a recital at St Clement’s Church on Saturday 11th February and Sir David Amess was in the audience to hear them play.

 

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Portrait honour for Town Mayor

Sir David Amess was delighted to attend the unveiling of a portrait of Beryl Schofield, former Mayor of Southend, at Porters on Monday 12th February.