Archive Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


Today has been a real mix of emotions in my Councillors role, let me explain further….. The Good Rayleigh Christmas light switch on has always been a popular event and today was no exception. Working as a Rayleigh Town Councillor, I was involved in helping setup safety barriers, crowd control and general duties (along with some […]

Air Quality Action Plans and Why We Need Them


Air Quality in Rayleigh has been poor for some time. In fact since 2004 Rayleigh has exceeded EU air quality limits. Rochford District Council has been monitoring Rayleigh for air pollution and as figure C1 from the 2016 Air Quality Annual Status Report shows the levels have fallen over time. However is should be noted that the […]

More Houses…Have the Developers Finally Won?


Rayleigh Town Council Planning Committee Last night’s planning committee meeting was a full evening with numerous big applications being discussed. We saw the resubmitted Timber Grove application in West Rayleigh for “Demolition of existing care home and all other buildings, erection of 83 dwellings comprising 5no. two bed houses, 25no. three bed houses, 16no. four […]