Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: Paul Thompson

Bring back illuminations, say Southend traders

Call for return of Southend illuminations
Calls are increasing for the local council in Southend to step-up plans for an extension to the curtailed summer season, by bringing back regular firework displays in autumn, as well as resurrecting the town’s “Never Never Land” temporary attraction.

Unseasonal wet weather hits Southend’s amusements trade

Coinslot - Southend happidromes wet weather
Southend has provided the seaside sector with a reminder of how vulnerable it can be to the British weather, with recent periods of prolonged rain proving problematic for businesses on its seafront.   Martin Richardson, owner of the resort’s Happidrome Arcade, has reported that the unseasonal wet weather has already had a negative impact on his business at a time when...