Southend

Award-winning film shot in Southend gets online release

AN AWARD-WINNING film shot in and around Southend has recently received on online release following a stint on the Hollywood festival circuit. The Liberator, by debut director and lead actor Ben Lettieri, was filmed in a number of Southend locations including The Railway Hotel, Southend Central Museum and Ocean Beach Bar, as well as Wat […]

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Southend festival is wheely great show

SOUTHEND’S inaugural ‘Festival of Wheels’ welcomed thousands of people over St George’s Day where the High Street and seafront were packed full of events and activities in celebration of the humble wheel. The event, which was held on Sunday, 23 April, has been hailed a huge hit by organisers, the Southend Business Improvement District (BID), […]

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Direct Travel Team look to continue rapid growth in Southend

SINCE starting up at the start of 2012 with just six employees, telemarketing and sales firm Direct Travel Team has grown rapidly. From six employees in the telemarketing team, the company, based in Warrior Square, Southend, have grown year on year, and were even trusted by David Cameron’s Conservative Party in the years leading up […]

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Southend groups unite in bid to save hospital’s A&E unit

ALL groups opposed to the possible downgrading of Southend Hospital’s A&E unit have joined forces following a meeting on how best to fight the plans. ‘Save Southend A&E’ will be an umbrella group consisting of all member organisations opposed to the proposals from the Mid & South Essex NHS Success Regime, which call for A&E […]

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Southend charity successful in minibus application

A CHARITY from Southend can help more disabled people in the community after being successful in their application to a Department of Transport scheme for a new 16-seat minibus. Southend Mencap has helped those with learning disabilities for years by transporting them to a number of weekly clubs and activities. The society used to have […]

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