It’s always great to find people talking about your home town and highlighting the best bits. Sometimes, being so close, you forget what amenities are actually on offer.
The cockle sheds of Old Leigh, the Folk Festival, the Regatta and Leigh Art Trail are all important places and events of interest.
A Guide to Visiting Leigh-on-Sea
Former England all-rounder and BBC Test Match Special commentator Trevor Bailey died today in a house fire at his retirement home in Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. Read more
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My son, Toby Shaer, with his friends, Luke Thornton and Ben Roots, proving that young musical talent in Leigh-on-Sea doesn’t have to be classical or guitar-based.
A barge that was given an £80,000 makeover on the Channel 4 programme, Grand Designs, has washed up on the beach at Westcliff-on-Sea.
Described by the show’s presenter, Kevin McCloud as ‘more like Scrapheap Challenge’, the Grand Designs Houseboat had been used by squatters and vandalised, causing £70,000 worth of damage.
It had then broken free of its moorings but was later returned by tugboat to its home off the coast at Leigh-on-Sea.
For pictures and to read more about the Grand Designs Houseboat