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  1. Mad Cyril

    Heir hunters

    Has anyone ever been approached by one of these firms?
  2. RobM

    Col Ewe make a major "Bong!"

    "BBC EssexLike Page November 28 at 3:28pm · Colchester United confirms it's trying "to identify an alternative date" for a charity fundraiser after double-booking with an Olly Murs concert http://bbc.in/2fILuMh " Oops.
  3. Jam_Man

    Breaking News Southend United sign Anton Ferdinand

    Well going to stick my neck out on this one as he hasnt been named but this pretty much confirms what was rumoured. 769467498320330752 769470617682935809
  4. TrueBlue

    Vw skoda audi seat

    Guys I purchased a 14 Plate skoda superb brand new at the start of the year as my taxi and I have since found out that it's part of the emissions cover up - subsequently I have now seen that the top law firms are now going for a class action lawsuit against VW group so just a heads up for people...
  5. Mad Cyril

    Have you ever written to your MP?

    If so why and did you get a result. I am currently drafting a letter to Rebecca Harris regarding the Echo story that Castle Point council are considering private firms running Waterside and Runnymede . It's not like the bar is set particularly high when it comes to public leisure facilities...
  6. Uncle Leo

    Gareth Bale this weekend

    William Hill currently 9/2 him to score first v Real Sociedad. With Ronaldo out, that price is just a bit too big. Most firms are as short as 3/1
  7. Tangled up in Blue

    Minimum wage scandal

    Today's good news on the British economy.37 firms have been "named and shamed" for not paying the minimum wage to their employees. That's a national scandal and it's just "the tip of the iceberg" according to the TUC. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30822565
  8. Getting a new bathroom

    Hi all, We're thinking it's time to upgrade our bathroom. It's old and worn and although a reasonable size it doesn't have a separate standalone shower (which we'd love). In one corner there's a chimney breast coming through, and attached to this is the old airing cupboard which now houses the...
  9. Cricko

    Stadium work to start in 4 months, I hope.

    Full interview in today's Echo, but RM states he hopes work will start within 4 months and has to begin this year. He also confirms that Southend Council will get no money at all until the retail side of the development starts and it is that which will fund the development of the second phase...
  10. amsemp

    Breaking News Brown confirms Seedy Njie and Mitchell Pinnock will be involved tomorrow

    @SUFCRootsHall: PB: "Mitch Pinnock and Seedy Njie will both be involved on Saturday. They've impressed me in training and their attitude is excellent." @SUFCRootsHall: PB: "I've only been in charge of one home game. I was disappointed with the first-half there but the second was much better."...
  11. League confirms Sky Blues points deduction

    from football league site "League confirms Sky Blues points deductionThe Football League can confirm that Coventry City Football Club have been deducted 10 points"
  12. A Clear Message To Ron Re Wembley

    Do....The....Decent....Thing. You've made a promise to Sturrock, the fans want him to manage the final and (I'd bet my bottom dollar!) so do the players. This is a situation that shouldn't have happened until after Wembley, and that's a situation of your own making. Try and come out of this...
  13. Evening Echo

    Southend United's Barry Corr confirms return to full fitness with goal in win against

    SOUTHEND United striker Barry Corr confirmed his return to form by bagging his 10th goal of the season in Saturday's 2-1 win at Wycombe Wanderers. More...
  14. Tangled up in Blue

    Tax avoidance

    Is it time to put tax avoidance in the same category as tax evasion? Personally I think so. "Accountants are often hired as auditors by the same companies they are providing tax advice to." At least it would be a start for the Goverment (if they as are serious as they claim to be about...
  15. Evening Echo

    Southend United chairman Ron Martin confirms late payment to players for November

    SOUTHEND United chairman Ron Martin has confirmed the club's players have been paid late for November. More...
  16. Tangled up in Blue

    Privatisation of the NHS

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/sep/16/health-firms-nhs Coming near you soon -a privatised GP's surgery and Community Heath Centre.Run by Richard Branson (and presumably with Rupert Murdoch's full support). Is this the beginning of the end for the NHS as we know it?
  17. Evening Echo

    Sturrock confirms Bilel exit

    PAUL Sturrock has confirmed Bilel Mohsni will not be coming back to Southend United, even if he fails to join a new club. More...
  18. SS3

    Breaking News Interest in Bilel

    The Gaffer confirms interest in Moshni, and expects him to leave before the transer window closes http://www.southendunited.co.uk/news/article/200812-sturrock-confirms-more-mohsni-interest-323522.aspx
  19. Jam_Man

    MPPI claims

    Dont know if anyone else has done this, we were meaning to do so for ages but never got around to it. Have been paying MPPI which we got with out mortgage in 98, and then renewed 6 years ago. Mrs Jam finally got around to putting in a claim for it and we basically got the equivalent of all...
  20. Evening Echo

    Liam confirms departure

    LIAM Dickinson has confirmed he is leaving Southend United. More...