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  1. Latest Rumours Potential new signing

    Currently at the airport in Spain, Someone who overheard us talking about southend and happens to be an agent. The player himself did not speak any English however the agent explained he is on the way to southend for a trial. Believe he plays for RCD Mallorca and is Damia Sabater Tous, 21 year...
  2. Question Venue recommendations

    Has anyone ever had or been to an event at either the Freight House in Rochford or the Holiday Inn at Southend Airport? Need a venue for my wedding reception next August. Or any other recommendations near Prittlewell. Ta
  3. AndyT

    Southend Airport to Manchester

    Handy news for away games. Flybe opening up 3 times daily Southend to Manchester flights! :thumbsup:

    Directions for Brown

    Still think the best way forward for Phil Brown is:- 1. Head north on Plas Newydd towards Shaftesbury Ave 77 m 2. Turn left onto Shaftesbury Ave 0.2 km 3. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Lifstan Way 1.2 km 4. Continue onto Hamstel RdGo through 1 roundabout 1.2 km 5. At the...
  5. * ORM *

    S Korea Impeachment

    Had a great week in Korea, at 11am yesterday I was leaving a meeting no more than a couple of hundred yards away from the Blue House, where the President lives. The South Koreans are the friendliest people in the world and the food is fantastic but the impeachment ruling yesterday meant it was a...
  6. RHB

    Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

    I was going to put this into Homer's Bar but decided it probably belonged here. Leaving aside the immediate devastating impact of this event, I was absolutely astonished that passengers are allowed to carry guns in their luggage on American airlines. Listening to 'experts' yesterday it seems...
  7. davewebbsbrain

    European city short break - Child friendly

    I am looking to book a short European City break over Christmas, that is child friendly and not too far from the local airport. Looked at the likes of Copenhagen, Stockholm etc. Would really like to visit Beilstein in Germany but I think I'll leave that one until next year. Want to go between...
  8. If they were Made of Chocolate, They'd eat themselves!

    So, as a bit of light hearted fun, I thought I'd start a post about players that have played for SUFC who for 1 reason or another have come across as arrogant and those who quite frankly fancy themselves. In particular, I noticed the photo of Stephen McLaughlin at the airport at 5am looking...
  9. Flying from Istanbul

    I think I'll give it a miss, if the security services in the airport can't spot a kid in some hand luggage..... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35770021
  10. Things that make you think that there is a god.

    Standing in the queue at Liverpool airport yesterday waiting to leave the maddness that is the UK i spotted a ryanair poster advertising where they fly to and turns out they fly to Barcelona el prat and i thought to myself well yes yes he is,proof to me that there is a god of comedy.
  11. davewebbsbrain


    Anyone off to the airport to see XH558 fly past at 2.26?
  12. SamuraiBlue

    Heathrow to Windsor Travelodge

    Can anyone recommend a company to take me and my family this relatively short distance? I would like to pre-book one of those companies where they wait for you at the arrivals and it doesn't matter if the plane is delayed. Me, my wife, a three year old and a baby so I would like baby/child...
  13. RobM

    Stansted Airport parking charge

    In case you need to know - long stay £19 a day. Short stay £39 a day. Pick-up £2 for 10 minutes then £2 a minute. What a rip-off!
  14. * ORM *

    Airport Bound !

    In about 1 hour. Flight at 735am UK time but I have lounge access so it would be rude not to. Been up since 330am far too excited. Will see if I can upload photo bucket pics. It won't be this season shirt I didn't like it. Have scarf but no team pic for the case. Determined to get ****pit...
  15. Ski Holiday

    Thinking of going on a Ski holiday this year with the girlfriend. Any resort recommendations? I have been once before but she hasn't. Preferably somewhere that is not far from Geneva airport as you can fly there from Southend.
  16. davewebbsbrain

    Traffic update for todays game

    not sure if this has been posted anywhere else but there has been a bomb scare at Southend Airport and the roads aren't great so leave extra time to get to the ground
  17. RobM

    New airport mentioned in Echo

    6 runway airport off Sheppey - i.e. near Southend pier! Any mileage (pardon the pun) in this scheme? What about the boat in the Thames that's full of explosives - or is that myth?
  18. OldBlueLady

    Battle of Britain Memorial Flight in and around Southend airport 23rd/24th August

    For those interested, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is due in at Southend airport over the next few days, details as follows, always a spine tingling moment when you see them fly over: The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Spitfire, Hurricane & Lancaster) will be flying into Southend...
  19. Cricko

    Southend Airport Expansion

    According to a friend of mine who lives in Rochford and who has just received a letter, Southend Airport are trying to expand as follows. "Southend Airport want to knock down the houses in my road but also Tesco, RBS, Rochford Golf Club and some houses in Hall Road". That would be some big...
  20. Davros

    Southend Airport Poll

    Since the flights up to March 2nd 2014 go on sale today, which would make it almost 2 years of Easyjet flights out of SEN, i think its probably time that we had an SZ poll to find out which destination are the most popular with the SZ'ers... it is also handy that there are 15 Easyjet...