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Getting In and Around Southend

Given the extensive road network that supports Southend, the most common way of entering the city is via car. There are two junctions leading to Southend off the London-orbital motorway.
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History of Southend

During the time of Domesday Book, the place now known as Southend was a shared territory between the manors of Prittlewell and Milton. The Southend area was surrounded by other manors, particularly, Southchurch Hall at the east and Leigh at the west.
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Southend by the Numbers

For trivia buffs, here's a rundown of interesting numerical factoids about Southend.
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Southend Hotels

Southend boasts of a number of fine hotels that are ideal for couples or for the whole family. Here's a short list of some of the best hotels in the city.
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Sport in Southend

Southend is a city that loves its football, and there are no less than two football teams in town - Southend United and Southend Manor. Southend United is a bona fide division league team while Southend Manor competes in the Essex Senior League.
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Theatres of Southend

Southend has three theatres that will provide you with a variety of entertaining performances. They may not be as grand or as revered as the West End theatres in London, but they are surely nothing to scoff at either.
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Travel Guide to Southend

The allure of Southend lies in its natural beauty, rich surroundings and cosmopolitan atmosphere. During the 1800s, Southend was renowned for its two main villages, both of which are still famous today for entirely different reasons.
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Attractions of Southend

Certainly, Southends biggest attraction has to be Southend Pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world. But there is so much more to Southend than just its pier. The following is a run-down of the town's biggest attractions.
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Dining and Drinking in Southend

As befits a town with such a rich history of tourism, Southend is teeming with dining and drinking places that offer a rich array of food and drink. Here are only some of the leading dining and drinking places in Southend.
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Famous People from Southend

There have been many famous and accomplished people who were either born in Southend or who have lived there at some point in their lives. The great majority of them have made a name in the arts and entertainment.
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How to write your advert

Some advice on how to write an advert that matches your personality...
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Blind Date Basics

Your friend has just set you up with a guy you have never met and know nothing about. You have those fears. What if I don't like him? What if I like him but he doesn't like me?
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Being dumped - get over it!

Virtually everyone has been dumped at some time in their life. I know I have and I know how much it hurts...
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First Date Dos and Don'ts

First dates are very nerve racking and often leave us shy, silent and with no chance of getting a second one because we weren't prepared for this one...


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Date Ideas

The first date is not just about restaurants and movies. Here are some great first date ideas starting with the very cheap, moving through the more expensive right through to the extravagant, for when you win the lottery!
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Get out there and flirt!

No matter what you think, to be a great flirt it's not necessary to be devastatingly attractive, rich, smooth, or good at fluttering your eyelashes.
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How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.
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Chatroom dating

Chatrooms are a great place to meet potential friends, and perhaps lovers. Even better you don't have to dress up and pass visual inspection to go there.
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Dating Tips for Men

This may sound cheeky but the worst thing you could do when going out on a date (specially if it is your first date with her) is to turn up unshaven, looking dirty and smelling.
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Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.
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