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Music in the park logo with bandstand in the backgroundMusic In the Park continues in 2017 with a series of popular free concerts on the Southend Bandstand, Priory Park.

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Over 2,000 Wave goodbye to Poppies sculpture

Over 2,000 visitors joined veterans, volunteers, musicians, choirs, performers, local military groups and local dignitaries to bid farewell to the Poppies: Wave at Barge Pier, Shoeburyness on 25 June.

Hygiene inspectors force closure of mouse-infested Westcliff Takeaway

Environmental health officers have forced the closure of a mouse-infested takeaway in Westcliff to protect diners from contracting potentially fatal diseases.

Funding secured to convert former Beecroft Gallery into artists’ studios

Funding has been secured to convert a former Westcliff art gallery into artist studios.

Funding boost for Southend’s cultural offer

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has welcomed an announcement from Arts’ Council England that two cultural services in the Borough have secured funding to continue their work for a further four years.

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