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August 19, 2018 7:22 AM GALLERY- Southend Carnival is another great success

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets for the annual seaside carnival. All the fun of the fair arrived in Southend last night at the seafront. There was plenty of fun to be had and the carnival procession did not disappoint at all. There were lots of colourful floats and entertainers who took to the streets to wow the crowds. The crowds, families and visitors 5

August 18, 2018 3:30 AM How you rallied to the call for the fallen

DAILY Express readers yesterday rallied magnificently to a campaign to honour Britain’s glorious dead in the First World War through the installation of life-size silhouettes of soldiers around the country. Sales of the Tommies and their miniature versions saw a “big uplift” after we highlighted how scores of councils had snubbed the Remembered charity’s 7

August 15, 2018 11:00 AM Thousands of residents flock to annual carnival beer festival event held at school

AN ANNUAL beer festival attracted thousands of visitors in the run up to a town’s carnival. The fourth Southend Carnival Beer Festival was held at Westleigh Junior School, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh, during the weekend. The event was hosted by Southend Carnival Events and helps raise funds for the carnival procession and Essex based charities. There were real ales, ciders 6

August 13, 2018 11:29 AM Italy demands Britain takes in 141 migrants on Gibraltan rescue boat

Italian transport minister Danilo Toninelli refuses the Aquarius permission to dock as charities call on European nations to help. The group was picked up in the Mediterranean Sea by French humanitarian workers on Friday. Italian officials refused them permission, continuing a commitment not to let ships run by humanitarian groups dock there 7

August 13, 2018 6:19 AM Theresa May: I'll end rough sleeping by 2027

However, they warned it will not provide a “total fix” for homelessness, which would require a significant increase in social housing, more security for renters and the reversal of policies which leave migrants homeless. The new strategy, revealed by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire on Saturday ahead of its official launch today, will offer support 9

August 8, 2018 5:03 AM MP urges Bolton charities to take advantage of £3 million pot

Charities and community groups can get sums from £500 to £20,000 and should apply before the August 15 closing date. Bolton North East MP David Crausby said: “There are so many excellent community projects in Bolton that could benefit from this chance to secure funding, get an initiative off the ground or expand the reach of a service. "I’d strongly 7

August 6, 2018 1:18 PM Brighton accountants raise £10,000 for charity

They are Martha Trust, Porchlight, Caring for Connor, Age UK Medway, Chestnut Tree House, St Barnabas House, Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance, Mind, Children with Cancer Fund, Rocking Horse, and St Luke’s Community Centre. The firm’s 550 staff have been busy throughout the year baking cakes, running marathons, fire-walking and holding raffles to raise money 33

July 26, 2018 3:51 PM Southend friends walk marathon for cancer awareness

A MAN who lost his father to prostate cancer has raised £1,600 for charity after taking part in a 26.2-mile walk. Friends and Southend United fans Bob Mays and Jim Harrington, 61, took part in the Men v Prostate Cancer walk from St Albans Football Club to Wembley Arena to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men. They joined 73 other walkers 10

July 25, 2018 3:14 PM Network which supports East Yorkshire charities and voluntary organisations saved

A COMMUNITY network which provides support to hundreds of voluntary organisations and charities in East Yorkshire - from disability support services to sports and arts groups - has been saved. The future of the Local Links Project run by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS), which has group meetings planned in towns including Pocklington, had been in doubt 7

July 8, 2018 7:12 PM PICTURES: Paddle Round The Pier 2018

Heavy backing of this year’s event meant organisers believed it would be the biggest in its 22-year history. This year’s showing would certainly have made David Samuel, the founder of Paddle Round The Pier, proud after he retired from the role and let a charitable trust run it. The event has grown year after year since 1996 and is now one of the most popular 8