Local News

Local MP marks start of construction for new hospice

On Monday 8th October, Sir David Amess MP took part in the official 'turning of the sod' ceremony to mark the beginning of construction for the new Fair Havens Hospice site in Priory Crescent.

Local MP visits schools' art exhibition

The Southend West MP was delighted to attend an exhibition showcasing the art work of students from eleven schools across the region. Organised by the Arts Society (Thames Estuary), the event attracted more than 200 visitors over the weekend of Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October.

Local MP Hosts 13th Annual Centenarians’ Tea Party

Centenarians’ from Southend and the surrounding areas enjoyed an afternoon of tea, cake and sing-a-long musical entertainment at the Annual Centenarians’ Tea Party on Sunday 7th October. The party, which was hosted by local MP Sir David Amess, was held at Iveagh Hall in Leigh-on-Sea.



Please note Sir David will not be holding an advice surgery tomorrow (Friday 21st September). The next surgery has been rescheduled for Monday 24th September at Iveagh Hall, Leigh-on-Sea from 9:00 to 12:00.

Local MP Visits Prince Avenue School

Sir David visited Prince Avenue Academy on Hornby Avenue on Monday 10th September to meet pupils and staff following their return from the Summer Holidays.


Sir David Visits Leigh Regatta

Southend West MP Sir David Amess was delighted to visit the annual Leigh Regatta in Old Leigh on Sunday 9th September.


New Pre-School Premises Opened by Local MP

On Friday 7th September, Sir David Amess MP attended the opening of Westcliff Pre-school’s new premises. The pre-school has now been moved from its old location at the WURC Church to its new location at the Apostolic Faith Mission on London Road.