Newsletter 03.04.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 03.04.2022   SHOEBURY COMMON NORTH FINAL PHASE – From Peter Lovett – The final phase of the above works has just been completed, which is the Pneumatic Fitness Suite. We had hoped to arrange an official opening when the playground was completed, but Covid prevented this happening, so we thought we would use the final phase to celebrate the whole Common, with its new picnic tables, benches, card tables, flower beds, memorial benches and children's playground etc. &n...
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Newsletter 27.03.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 27.03.2022   Senior citizens club – Why not pop along to Shoebury and Thorpe Bay Baptist Church Hall (entrance at far end of car park) next Saturday and join a very friendly group for tea, a chat and (most weeks) entertainment. (Every Saturday from 10am to 12am) Carers First - A new pocket guide has been developed by Carers First as part of a new campaign to support ‘unpaid carers’, particularly those caring for friends or relatives coming home from a stay in hospital...
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Newsletter 20.03.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 20.03.2022   Trust Links - We are looking for Trustees! - Application deadline: 18th April 2022, with interviews week commencing 3rd May 2022. We are seeking trustees who are passionate about our cause and want to use their skills and experience to help us make a difference to people’s lives. Trustees are unpaid directors of the charity, who work together to oversee the strategy, direction and aims of the organisation on behalf of its members. For an optional informal di...
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Newsletter 13.03.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 13.03.2022 From Peter Lovett - HELP NEEDED: As you know Shoebury Residents Association has been supporting residents in Shoebury since 1950 so we are now nearly 72 years old. However, Harry Chandler, our Chairman for many years, has been forced to resign due to Ill Health. John Preston, our Secretary is also wishing to resign, because he has decided to relive his youth by forming a musical group to support local care homes & alike. They have both provided excellen...
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newsletter 06.03.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 06.03.2022 Speech made by The Prince of Wales to mark Southend-on-Sea becoming a City The Prince of Wales delivered a speech in the council chamber on Tuesday 1 March during the historic moment Southend-on-Sea officially became a city. Read the full speech If you weren't able to make it, or you want to relive the excitement of the day we have some great videos on our YouTube channel celebrating our amazing city! City Day, a Royal visit from Their Royal Highnes...
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Newsletter 6.03.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 06.03.2022 Speech made by The Prince of Wales to mark Southend-on-Sea becoming a City The Prince of Wales delivered a speech in the council chamber on Tuesday 1 March during the historic moment Southend-on-Sea officially became a city. Read the full speech If you weren't able to make it, or you want to relive the excitement of the day we have some great videos on our YouTube channel celebrating our amazing city! City Day, a Royal visit from Their Royal Highnes...
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Newsletter 27.02.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 27.02.2022 Royal visit to mark Southend-on-Sea becoming a City - Southend-on-Sea will celebrate becoming a city on Tuesday 1st March 2022, with a royal visit from Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The civic activities include: His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales will present the letters patent to the Mayor of our new City, Cllr Margaret Borton, confirming City status at a formal council meeting. The council meeting starts at 11....
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Newsletter 13.02.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 13.02.2022 Southend LuminoCity will spread a little love this Valentine’s Day Valentine's Day visitors to Southend will get a sneak preview of some of the amazing artwork that make up the light trail for Southend LuminoCity including a UK premiere.   Sign up to Green Love Southend and work together to help create a better, greener Southend This Valentine’s Day (14 February) sees the start of a two week push to get local businesses, schools and charities working ...
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Newsletter 06.02.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 06.02.2022 C 2 C - We are adding more services from Monday 7th Feb as we resume operating our Recovery Timetable. As the pressure of Omicron has eased, and following the end of the work-from-home instruction, our passenger numbers have started to rise again. That means from Monday we will no longer be running the restricted timetable that we've had in place in recent weeks. Instead we are adding more trains at peak-times, and resuming 12-carriage services where they are nor...
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Newsletter 29.01.2022

SHOEBURY MATTERS – 29.01.2022 LuminoCity - It has been confirmed that the Southend LuminoCity installation is 9th Feb. Created by local company Bright Lights, and sponsored by Southend BID, Scribble Trees will combine light and nature in a dazzling spectrum of colour made up of 700 metres of energy efficient LED neon rope lights. Connecting the High Street to the seafront, the installation transforms Royal Square into a rainbow of colour as the lights adorn two trees. During the day they will...
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