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Sir David Amess makes Earth Hour pledge for climate change

Sir David Amess MP has signed up to support WWF’s tenth Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet.  The world is changing – fast – and it’s never been more important to show support for action on climate change.

Orpheus Singers perform at Crowstone St George’s URC

On Saturday 11th March, local MP Sir David Amess attended a concert at Crowstone St George’s URC in Westcliff put on by the Orpheus Singers. A frequent attendee of the Orpheus Singers performances, Sir David was delighted to once again be entertained by the group.

Thursday Club says farewell after 40 years

The Leigh-on-Sea Thursday Club held its Farewell Party on Saturday 11th March as it is due to close down after 40 years. Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended the event at Leigh Community Centre where members of the club celebrated its past and its achievements over the decades.

Theatre Club perform new show – ‘Ushers’

The Little Theatre Club, which is based in Southend, recently put on their latest show – ‘Ushers’. Sir David was delighted to see a performance of their latest production on Saturday 11th March.

Students put on performance of Ghost the Musical

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended a performance of Ghost the Musical at Westcliff High School for Girls on Friday 10th March. Put on by students at the school, the audience were treated to an outstanding show based on the hit 1990 film of the same name.

Local MP visits Leigh-on-Sea Police Station

On Friday 10th March, Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, visited Leigh-on-Sea Police Station to show his support for local law enforcement. While the station is no longer operational, it is still used as a work base for officers.

New Filipino Ambassador presents credentials to the Queen

Antonio Lagdameo, the new Philippine Ambassador to the UK presented his credentials to the Queen on Wednesday 8th March. Sir David attended Mr Lagdameo’s Vin d’Honneur afterwards to show his support for the new ambassador and the Filipino community.