Local News

Sir David Amess MP Enjoys Southend Woodwind Orchestra Concert

The MP for Southend West attended a concert on Sunday 14th October held at the Leigh Wesley Methodist Church, where the Southend Wind Orchestra performed. The Orchestra was established in 2017, and formed from members of the well-established Southend Wind Orchestra.

Andrea Leadsom Joins Southend West Conservatives At Annual Dinner

Southend West Conservative Association (SWCA) held their annual dinner at the Royal Hotel on Thursday 11th October.


Around 100 members of the association attended the black tie event with local MP Sir David Amess welcoming Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP as guest speaker.


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.