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Have You Got The Hump Over Speeding In Victoria Avenue?


Residents in Victoria Avenue, may remember hearing from Essex County Council last year, asking for their thoughts on traffic calming measures in Victoria Avenue, following a traffic survey. I also surveyed residents and went door to door to find out for myself what residents thought, instead of using the faceless ‘consultation’ methods that Councils tend […]

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Residents Take No Prisoners At PFCC Meeting


A huge crowd of concerned residents turned out to last nights Police Fire Crime Commissioner’s (PFCC) meeting but he wasn’t the only one that residents had in their sights. The PFCC lay out his preamble with the District Commander attempting to give residents some comfort about the current youth crime, plaguing Rayleigh. Speaking to residents […]

What’s Happening At The Grange?


Some residents may have feared that travellers were about to set up camp after the last incursion, but a simple search on the Rochford District Council website reveals all! There is a planning application for an all weather track The school wishes to install an all weather running track on the school field. This would […]

Free Car Parking To Be Reduced In High St


Rochford District Council has made a planning application to install a rapid electric vehicle charging point in the High St. This application will however mean the removal of TWO free car parking spaces outside of Natwest Bank. I welcome the introduction of EV charging points but feel this location is unnecessary. Why couldn’t this charging […]

Back In The Saddle


Last night I attended the Rochford District Council, Annual Council. I was pleasantly surprised to be welcomed back on to the Council by (the now leader) Cllr Mike Steptoe amongst by many members, which I was hugely grateful for. I’d also like to personally welcome, Cllr Mike Wilkinson, who I’m expecting great things of (no […]

Land North of London Road – First Blood Pt I


Residents have been asking a few questions about the new build on Rawreth Lane so I thought I’d give my views and try to answer some questions. There is land allocated for a school. Will it be built? That responsibility lies with Essex County Council. I’ve recently asked our Rayleigh South Essex County Councillor, June […]

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