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.

Heycroft Primary School visited by local MP

Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, visited Heycroft Primary School in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday 24th March. Joined by local Councillors Chris Walker and Andrew Moring, the MP met with the school’s student council.


The local MP said:


Sir David visits Edwards Hall Primary School

On Friday 24th March, local MP Sir David Amess visited Edwards Hall Primary School in Leigh-on-Sea. The MP for Southend West was joined by Councillor Chris Walker as he was shown around the school by Head Teacher, Mr J Johnson.


Speaking after the visit, Sir David said:

Sir David asks for debate on developments along the Thames Estuary

Following his visit to the North Thames Fisheries Local Action Group after they were awarded £800,000 to enhance the culture and heritage of the Thames Estuary, Sir David Amess MP asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a debate on developments along the Thames Estuary.