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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.


Local MP’s Annual Tea Party for Centenarians Given Date For 2018

Local MP Sir David Amess announced the date of this year’s Centenarians’ Tea Party today. Due to take place on Sunday 7th October at Iveagh Hall, Leigh-on-Sea, the event will be the 13th annual tea party for residents aged 100 and over organised by Sir David.

Southend West Resident Turns 100

On Wednesday 29th August, Sir David visited one of his constituents in Leigh-on-Sea to join in their 100th birthday celebrations. The MP for Southend West was delighted to join Mary Dixon with her friends and family at her house to mark the special occasion.


Proms in Priory Park

On Saturday 1st September, the Mayor and Mayoress of Southend will be hosting Proms in Priory Park in the Gardens of Prittlewell Priory and later in the Great Hall. The event will see a dazzling array of international and local musicians providing entertainment for those in attendance.