Local News

Local MP Supports Mencap Manager’s Fundraiser Run

On Sunday 15 April, Sir David showed his support for Southend Mencap General Manager Marc McOwens as he completed his four marathons in four days fundraiser event. As a longstanding advocate for the local charity, the MP for Southend West was keen to attend the event and cheer Marc on.

MP attends Highlands Easter Community Day

On Thursday 12 April, Sir David visited Highlands Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea to join in their Easter Community Day. The event featured singing from the Southend Mencap ‘Showstoppers’, craft activities and Easter puppet performances for those in attendance.

 

Sir David bets on Grand National for charity

Southend West MP Sir David Amess made a charity bet on the Grand National on Tuesday 10 April. The local MP visited Coral Bookmakers on London Road to make his bet on ‘Perfect Candidate’.

Sir David attends Knights of St. Columba Irish Evening

On Saturday 7th April, Sir David Amess MP attended the Knights of St. Columba Irish evening at Saint Peter’s Church in Leigh-on-Sea. Guests at the charity event were treated to an Irish dance troupe performance whilst they tucked into traditional Irish food and drink.

Local MP attends launch of new property agent in Leigh-on-Sea

On Friday 6th April, local MP Sir David Amess attended the official launch of Marine Estates on Leigh Broadway. The MP for Southend West joined James Bonham, Managing Director of Marine Estates, the Mayor of Southend and Cllr Bernard Arscott to celebrate the launch.