It’s reported in the news today that developers could be forced to flood proof new homes. This news could force developers to make changes to the way houses are built to ensure they are not devastated if they do flood. Full story below http://news.sky.com/story/1687760/make-builders-flood-proof-new-homes-govt-told
At the age of 10/11 children who attend primary schools are asking if they can walk to school on their own. I know at the age of 11 I was walking with my friends across the other side of town to get to school. Besides all the other fears we have as parents for our […]
Earlier this week, I told members of the Rayleigh Action Group that the Grange Pharmacy was under threat from government cutbacks. 300 customers have signed their petition against closure, but they still need residents to come forward and sign their petition. Today’s Echo reports on the story.
I asked members of local Facebook groups a few questions about local issues and their views on whether local Councillors do a good job at representing them. Here’s the results – the sample size is 96 people. Any duplicate surveys were removed. Other issues were speeding, dog fouling, youth facilities, congestion/traffic, over development, infrastructure To be […]
Flooding – is this old news? I don’t think so! The flooding we saw in Rayleigh, was something that really hit the community hard, especially in the Sweyne Park & Grange ward. Besides the council leaders helpful response “Sandbags are what you need” we’ve had the incarnation of the Flood Forum. I’ve yet to get […]
This weekend we’ve been out and about speaking to people in the Sweyne Park & Grange ward. Luckily the weather has been on our side. It’s been really enlightening to speak to so many people and listening to their views and concerns about our area. One concern that is always mentioned – TRAFFIC! It’s clear […]
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