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Annual Christmas Party held by Saturday Morning Club

On Saturday 10th December Sir David visited the inter-church caring Saturday morning club to join them with their annual Christmas party at St. Michael’s Church Hall, Leigh-on-Sea. This year marked 44 years since the organisation was formed and today there are many members who meet regularly.

Light switch on at local pub

The Woodcutters Arms pub, Leigh-on-Sea, held its annual lights switch-on on Friday 9th December. Sir David was present alongside the Mayor of Southend to introduce and congratulate children from Fairways School choir who sang a number of Christmas carols prior to the switch-on.

Sir David spreads festive joy with annual Christmas visits

Southend West MP, Sir David Amess dressed up as Santa Claus on Friday 9th December for his annual round of Christmas visits to local institutions. The MP visited Southend Hospital Children’s Ward where he delivered early Christmas presents to children to put them in the festive spirit.

Volunteer Town Crier needed!

Next year Southend is due to become the Alternative City of Culture. Over the course of the year there will be numerous special events celebrating the widespread cultures present in the town.

Sir David supports Coca-Cola's seasonal campaigns

On Monday 5th December, Coca-Cola held its Christmas Parliamentary Reception. The event marked the return of the business’ ninth Designated Driver campaign in support of the Department for Transport’s THINK! Road safety campaign.

Essex yacht Club hosts 'At Home' event

On Sunday 4th December Essex Yacht Club hosted their ‘At Home’ event. Many members of the club attended alongside Sir David to enjoy the get together. The event showcased the impact the club has had on the local community over the years and celebrates everything it has achieved.