Bear Shouts about southend-on-sea

Celebrity Southend-on-Sea

  • By Sharon Harris - Monday, January 9, 2017

Southend-on-Sea in the UK is home to the longest pleasure pier in the world but it is not this, however, that makes it a celebrity. Southend takes its name from being located at the south end of Prittlewell which first existed in the 6-7th century. Prittlewell Priory was founded there by Cluniac Monks in the 12th century. The Priory’s lands stretched southwards for several kilometres down to the sea where a few fishermen lived and worked and it was this sea side end that became known as ‘Southend’.

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Happy in Leigh-on-Sea or Moving to Southend

  • By Sharon Harris - Wednesday, December 28, 2016

I don’t want to be a ‘doubter’ but how happy are the people of Leigh-on-Sea? Much has been made of the August 2016 Rightmove poll which placed Leigh top of the ‘Happiest Place to Live’ poll.

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Rossi's in Westcliff - One of my Oldest Memories

  • By Sharon Harris - Wednesday, December 10, 2014

One of my earliest memories is of sitting on the seafront outside Rossi’s in Westcliff licking an ice cream cone. The pleasure that gave….. sitting in the hot sunshine and catching the drips as they ran down the side of the cone, so as not to waste a drop!

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Information about Living in Southend

  • By Sharon Harris - Sunday, October 5, 2014

SO WHAT’S THE PROPERTY LANGUAGE IN ESSEX ALL ABOUT? If you are moving to Essex then be quick, as houses are selling fast. Property in Essex is selling very quickly because the county of Essex contains some of the most diverse environments in England and is on the capital, London’s doorstep. People just love living in Essex!

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