The Southend Timeline takes a look back at the fascinating history of Southend-on-Sea. Designed as a 'discover and explore' website, the more you click the more you discover. You can travel in time from yesterday to the earliest of years of the town. If you lived in Southend or used to visit on your holidays why not spend some time to reminisce, check facts, or enjoy the longer features that will surprise you about the history of this small corner of Eastern England.
Southend Timeline Update: Timelines Timeline The history of the Southend Timeline (Sunday 1st March)
Southend RNLI are opening the shutters to the public. This year, will be an open day for the Inshore Boathouse (behind Adventure Island). All the toys will be displayed out the front for all to have a look in and around, kits will be available for the kids to try on as well as a number of tables with plenty of information & activities from the RNLI (for both adults & kids).
Just before 13:00, we'll be clearing the launch area, where we will go through the launch procedure, followed by a water demonstration with the Southend RNLI Hovercraft and Lifeboats. *Subject to Operations
This is a free event
You can read all the comments left by people visiting the Sarfend Visitors Book by clicking on the link below which will take you to the dedicated website.
With Thanks to:
Dave, Ruth and all the volunteers at the Southend RNLI Lifeboat Shop.
The Essex Ex-Boxers Association (EEBA) is a non-profit organization set up to aid boxers and clubs who have fallen on hard times.
The EEBA aims to raise money to then donate to various boxing related funds and clubs across the region.
All money raised is from membership fees, raffles and donations.
Since being founded in July 2014 EEBA have been able to make several donations including:
£200 To the Jerome Wilson Rehabilitation Fund, Jerome Wilson was a boxer from Sheffield who suffered a bleed to the brain after being knocked out during a contest on 12th September 2014, with the fund helping to cover the cost of his ongoing rehabilitation Mr Wilson has been able to walk and talk to his family again.
£200 to the Pedro Boxing Club in Hackney, London. To help with the insurance of their mini-bus which is some £1,300.
£200 to the Freddie Mills Club for Handicap Children for a Christmas Party.
The EEBA operate out of the Naval & Military Club on Royal Terrace Southend on Sea, Essex. Membership is £10 for the year and is open to ex-professional boxers, amateurs boxers and anyone with an interest in boxing. Meetings take place on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 11:00am- 12:00noon.
EEBA Facebook page can he found here: EEBA
On Monday 15th July the Southend Timeline launched a new website dedicated to the social history of Southend-on-Sea. This new website is here for you the people of Southend and everyone who has ever visited Southend to share your memories and stories of the town.
The new website will become the new dedicated home for the Southend Community Archive, that begun operating on this website.
So please drop by and join in a unique Southend social history website.. http://southendcommunityarchive.weebly.com/