Happy Hours do not count themselves

Overgrown Pool

Two years ago I visited Welford Park. It was February and the ground was smothered in delicate droplets of white. I felt like I was drifting over a carpet of snowflakes.   This Mother’s Day I took my mum to Easton Lodge at Little Easton, near … [Read more...]

Work starts on Prittle Brook Greenway

Left to right behind pupils from Southend High School for Boys are: Peter Holmes (KeyMed), Paul Mathieson (Special Projects Manager for Transportation, SBC), Robin Bevan (Head Teacher, SHSB), Collette Kemp (Cycle Southend), Graham Pearl (Bike It Officer, Sustrans) and Cllr Anna Waite (Executive Councillor for Planning and Transport, SBC).

Work has commenced on the eastern section of the Prittle Brook Greenway scheme between Victoria Avenue and Prittlewell Chase. The existing footpath next to the brook is being converted into a shared use pathway for cyclists and pedestrians. The … [Read more...]

A Day of Liberation at The Atrium

I’ve always avoided being part of a women’s collective. I’m not a feminist, never been tempted to burn my bra or grab a placard. So I was apprehensive about attending the International Bazaar on 6 March. Boosted by my friend’s enthusiasm, we … [Read more...]

Dig out your wellies!

  Residents of Southend are being encouraged to dig out their wellies and help get involved with a beautiful wildlife garden on the Mendip Estate.   The Mendip and Treecot Residents Association need help with planting and support on the … [Read more...]