Southend-on-Sea

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, the British games manufacturer who sold it from 1934.amp;trademark 502898 UK trademark office entry History From the City of London, via the Thames Conservancy, the PLA has inherited ownership of the bed of the river and foreshore from Teddington to the London Stone (riparian)#Crow Stone Yantlet Line


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: www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk 4-heritage local-history information-sheets pdf info-sheet-10.pdf work Local Studies Information Sheets title London, Tilbury and Southend Railway year 2008 accessdate 12 January 2010 Services initially ran from Fenchurch Street (Fenchurch Street station) and Bishopsgate (Bishopsgate railway station) stations over existing lines to Stratford (Stratford, London) and Forest Gate junction. The line was extended from Tilbury to Southend


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general election, 2010 2010 General Election Taylor was appointed to the European Parliament for the South East of England (South East England (European Parliament constituency)). origin Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. genre avant rock, experimental rock, free-jazz. '''Red Square''' is a pioneering free improvising (free improvisation) band originally from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England that formed in 1974


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Park, but it has now moved to Garons Park next to the Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre. The only other cricket is local. Old Southendians Hockey Club are based at Warner's Bridge in Southend. The eight-lane, floodlit, synthetic athletics track at Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre is home to Southend-on-Sea Athletic Club. The facilities include all track and field events. SAC Official Club Website The centre is also


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general election, 2010 2010 General Election Taylor was appointed to the European Parliament for the South East of England (South East England (European Parliament constituency)). origin Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK. genre avant rock, experimental rock, free-jazz. '''Red Square''' is a pioneering free improvising (free improvisation) band originally from Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England that formed in 1974


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on the Southend Shakedown Festival events An airshow, dubbed ''Festival of the Air'' in 2009, use to place each May. Starting in 1986 – the first show starred a Concorde flypast whilst on a passenger charter flight – the show was one of Europe's largest free airshows and features high-speed military jets and sports aerobatic displays, which fly over the sea, parallel with the seafront. The RAF Falcons parachute display team and RAF Red Arrows jet aerobatics team were regular visitors to the show. Airshow website (Retrieved 2 June 2009) The show has not been run since 2012 due to lack of sponsorship. Each August Southend Carnival opens along the "Golden Mile" with the lighting of the Southend Illuminations. The Southend-on-Sea Film Festival is an annual event that began in 2009 and is run by The White Bus who are based at TAP, Old Water Works in Southend. Ray Winstone attended the opening night gala in both 2010 and 2011, and has become the Festival Patron. films shown are a combination of world cinema, independent cinema, documentaries, children's films, sing-a-longs, popular classics, and British noir. The Festival usually takes place over 5 days in spring, at the Palace Theatre, Park Inn Palace Hotel, and the Southend Central Museum and Planetarium. Fringe events including musical performances take place at a variety of locations in Southend. Folk Festival is a three-day event each summer in Old Leigh, featuring live music by the sea. Leigh on Sea Fishing Festival is held in Old Leigh and is organised by local fishermen. It provides an opportunity to see the port in action and taste the local catch. Old Leigh Regatta was re-established in the 1970s and takes place every September. '''Southend Victoria''' is one of two major railway stations in the town of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. The station is the terminus of the Shenfield to Southend Line, which is a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line. Most services operate to and from London Liverpool Street (London Liverpool Street station) and are operated by Greater Anglia.


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. Formerly known as South East Essex College, the college changed name in January 2010 following a merger with Thurrock and Basildon College. Sarfend.co.uk South Essex College offers 30-degree courses matriculated by the University of Essex, as well as a number of weekend and evening courses. The university's centre in the town is a single building on the High Street. Essex.ac.uk The university has built its own centre in Southend, next to the college building on the site of the Odeon cinema. These buildings form the first two phases of the Southend Campus. Additionally, there is SEEVIC College. The East 15 Acting School, a drama school, has its second campus there. Also available is the Southend Adult Community College. Sport thumb left Southend – Leisure and Tennis Centre (File:Southend - Leisure and tennis.jpg) Southend has two football teams, one of league stature, Southend United (Southend United F.C.), managed by Phil Brown (Phil Brown (footballer born 1959)). The other, Southend Manor (Southend Manor F.C.), play in the Essex Senior League. United compete in Football League Two having been relegated after finishing 23rd at the end of the 2009–10 season (2009-10 in English football). They have twice played in what is now the Football League Championship. There are two rugby union clubs Southend RFC and Westcliff R.F.C., Southend having the superior men's first team (playing in National League 2 South). Southend was formerly home to the Essex Eels rugby league team. Southend was also home to the Essex Pirates basketball team that played in the British Basketball League between 2009 and 2011. Essex County Cricket Club play in Southend one week a season. Previously the festival was held at Chalkwell Park and most recently Southchurch Park, but it has now moved to Garons Park next to the Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre. The only other cricket is local. Old Southendians Hockey Club are based at Warner's Bridge in Southend. The eight-lane, floodlit, synthetic athletics track at Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre is home to Southend-on-Sea Athletic Club. The facilities include all track and field events. SAC Official Club Website The centre is also home to a 25m swimming pool and a world championship level diving pool with 1, 3, 5, 7, 10m boards, plus springboards with the only 1.3m in the UK. http: www.southend.gov.uk directory_record 266 southend_swimming_and_diving_centre_at_southend_leisure_and_tennis_centre '''Southend Victoria''' is one of two major railway stations in the town of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. The station is the terminus of the Shenfield to Southend Line, which is a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line. Most services operate to and from London Liverpool Street (London Liverpool Street station) and are operated by Greater Anglia.


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, Ireland and Scotland, http: ima.scenta.co.uk activities branches.cfm which run local activities (like talks by well known mathematicians). It's headquarters are based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. '''Prittlewell''' is an area of Southend-on-Sea in Essex. Historically, Prittlewell is the original town, Southend being the ''south end'' of Prittlewell. He was free with facts in interviews and in his own account of his life; his


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, Ireland and Scotland, http: ima.scenta.co.uk activities branches.cfm which run local activities (like talks by well known mathematicians). It's headquarters are based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. '''Prittlewell''' is an area of Southend-on-Sea in Essex. Historically, Prittlewell is the original town, Southend being the ''south end'' of Prittlewell. He was free with facts in interviews and in his own account of his life; his


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of Essex. It replaced the former Farringdon Multi Story Car Park. The old Central Library builidng has now become home to the Beecroft Gallery. Theatres There are three theatres. The Cliffs Pavilion is a large building to host concerts and performances on ice. The Edwardian Palace Theatre (Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea) is a grade II building built in 1912. It shows plays from professional troupes and repertory groups, as well as comedy acts. The theatre has two circles and the steepest

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