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Local MP attends Children with Cancer UK Parliamentary Reception

Children with Cancer UK hosted a reception in Parliament on Wednesday 29th March for their landmark national Precision Medicine launch. Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended the event to show his support for the charity and the work they do in the fight against childhood cancer.

Persian New year celebrated in Parliament

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, joined fellow parliamentarians in Westminster on Tuesday 28th March to celebrate the Persian New Year, Nowruz.

Southend Museum opens Veterans: A Shared Experience exhibition

Southend Museums opened an emotional exhibition last week that brings the experiences of local veterans to life. Veterans: A Shared Experience was carefully and sensitively curated to bring the public an engaging exhibition of local veterans’ experiences, memories and even sacrifices.

Essex Book Festival comes to Southend

On Saturday 25th March, the Essex Book Festival came to Southend with Alan Johnson MP holding an interview event regarding his book ‘The Long and Winding Road’ at The Forum.

Local MP supports artists at Two Tree Gallery opening

In support of artists in Southend, Sir David attended the opening of Two Tree Gallery in Leigh-on-Sea on Saturday 25th March. The gallery, which is run by a local mother and daughter, is situated on Rectory Grove in Leigh-on-Sea and offers a wide range of different artistic pieces.

Local Primary School holds Disney Workshop

Eastwood Primary School was visited by local MP Sir David Amess on Friday 24th March. The MP for Southend West, who was joined by local Councillors Chris Walker and Andrew Moring, visited the school as they were holding a Disney Workshop.