The new Mayor of Southend – Councillor Ann Holland – has revealed the good causes she is
raising funds for whilst in office.
During today's lunchtime launch at Porters (19 May) – the Mayor's official residence in
Southchurch Road – Cllr Holland announced that the Southend Mayor's Charity 2010/11 is supporting
Stroke, Disability and the Arts.
It's been announced that Southend will not be the first 'City of Culture'.
The south Essex resort had bid for the inaugural title for 2013, but the Government says
only four towns will compete in the final - they are Birmingham, Londonderry, Norwich and
Culture Minister Margaret Hodge revealed the line-up after bids from 14 listed cities were
scrutinised by an independent judging panel.
More than 25 local art groups and societies are making last minute preparations before taking part
in a big open day at the Cliffs Pavilion in Westcliff on Sunday (6th).
It's a chance to have a chat with representatives of various drama, music, poetry, photography,
visual arts and craft groups and find out more about what they do in the Southend area.
Amazing soccer tricks and skills promo for FIFA Street 3 viral video. Some of the stunts are
perfomed by Team Ryouko members Chris Mark, Carl Fortin and Brent Jones. Also 3 trick soccer
players from Mexico. Team Ryouko is out of Toronto, Ontario and obviously they kick . If any of the
futbol trickers want [.