Tag: Southend

Southend Is The Most Pest-Free Place In The UK

A Bedbug

According to a study it seems that if you want to avoid vermin and insects, Southend is your best bet. The problems with pest control in the UK are getting worse. Areas like London and Birmingham are now hot spots for pests, while Southend-on-Sea had the lowest amount of reports between 2013 and 2014. Recent…

New H&M Store In Southend

he old Woolworths Store on Southend High Street

H&M are planning to open a new store on Southend High Street. It will be in the old Woolworth’s store, which has been home to TJ Hughes for the last few years. Woolworths were in the store until December 2008 and TJ Hughes opened in 2012 but trading difficulties caused them to close down in August…

The Storehouse Garden – Southend Community Project

The Storehouse Garden Project was established by volunteers from the Storehouse Homeless & Community Project based in central Southend-on-Sea. They have been given an allotment for their service users to plant and grow food that will be given to people in need. The Storehouse Garden Project comprises Gardening as Therapy & Gardening to support the Storehouse Food Programme.…

Southend’s Adventure Island

Southend’s popular Adventure Island is having some major work done over the winter. The million pound project will see a new arcade built with a roller coaster on its roof.

Eddie Stobart Takes To The Air

A new runway is being developed at Southend Airport by road haulage operator Eddie Stobart. Original proposals were to run 900 night flights each month, but after meetings with Southend and Rochford councils this has been reduced to 120 per month. Eddie Stobart will be able to fly freight flights at night between 11pm and…