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MP Attends Local Shabbat Service to Honour Volunteer

On Saturday 4th August, Sir David visited Southend and District Reform Synagogue to attend a special Shabbat service. The service was held to honour Della Carr for her 40 years of volunteering at Reform Synagogues across the UK.

Leigh Lions Hold Mid-Summer Sports Day & Fun Festival

The Leigh Lions held their annual mid-summer sports day and fun festival at King John School on Saturday 28th July.


Southend West MP Sir David Amess was delighted to join members of Leigh Lions and other community groups at the festival.


Sir David Joins Patti Boulaye on New Talk Show

Southend West MP Sir David Amess was a guest on ‘Life with Patti Boulaye’, the new TV chat show, on Thursday 26th July.


The MP was delighted to join Patti Boulaye on her new show alongside Rula Lenska to discuss his life story and how he made it to his position now.


Sir David Joins Local Constituent to Celebrate Her 103rd Birthday

On Friday 27th July, Sir David joined one of his constituents to celebrate their 103rd birthday. Cathleen Mansfield, who resides at Catherine Miller House in Leigh-on-Sea, turned 103 the day before and the MP for Southend West was delighted to congratulate her special birthday.


The Famous Potatoes Take to Stage at Wesley Methodist Church

On Saturday, 22nd July, Sir David attended Wesley Methodist Church for a concert by The Famous Potatoes.


The Famous Potatoes have been entertaining audiences for over 30 years, and have notched up well over 1500 barn dances and shows.