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Save our seaside – campaign to give UK beach towns the same status as castles and historic houses
Votes invited for the public’s top 10 resorts and experiences, from beach huts and lidos to the Blackpool Tower

James Tapper

27, Aug, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Councils issue record number of fines for ‘busybody offences’ in England and Wales
Public spaces protection orders being used to crack down on napping in public and climbing trees in England and Wales

Sarah Marsh

20, Jul, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Stay-at-home mums who put the hours in | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sleeping with the boss | Southend-on-Sea | Uganda and homosexuality | Rejoice at Marina Hyde’s return | Boris Johnson’s excuse | Work meetings and Abba

22, Mar, 2023 @6:29 PM

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A year ago my Essex home town was abuzz at becoming a city – now a ‘toxic’ culture war has taken over | Tim Burrows
Southend’s struggles tell us a lot about modern England, says Tim Burrows, who writes about society, culture and place

Tim Burrows

20, Mar, 2023 @12:15 PM

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Princess Essex review – Anne Odeke gives spark to Black British history lesson
This one-woman play steers through characters with charm, but is held back by a story that is less than the sum of its parts

Arifa Akbar

17, Apr, 2022 @10:47 AM

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‘I will tell my grandchildren’: Southend celebrates city status
Visit from royalty marks transition to Essex’s second city after murder of Sir David Amess MP last October

Matthew Weaver

01, Mar, 2022 @7:56 PM

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The Guardian view on MPs’ security: it takes culture change | Editorial
Editorial: Protecting public servants is urgent, but uncivil politics and radicalisation are different problems with no quick solutions


21, Oct, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Dedicated and tireless, David Amess was a paragon of a good constituency MP | Simon Jenkins
He did all he could to make himself a man of Southend rather than simply Westminster, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

19, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Suitable memorials to honour David Amess | Letters
Letters: Ingrid Newkirk highlights the MP’s support for animal welfare, while Chris Larkman suggests a rise in foreign aid spending and Jonathan Longstaff calls for tolerance


17, Oct, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Sir David Amess obituary
Dedicated Conservative politician who served as Southend West’s MP for nearly 25 years

Stephen Bates

17, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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MPs back Southend-on-Sea bid for city status to honour David Amess
Local MP who was killed on Friday mentioned campaign almost every week in parliament in recent years

Hannah Ritchie

17, Oct, 2021 @1:06 PM

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Kenneth MacKinnon obituary
Other Lives: Expert in Gaelic who advised the Scottish government on promoting the language

Niall MacKinnon

12, Jul, 2021 @5:09 PM

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