Archive Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Special Constable(s) For Rayleigh

15/11/2019

I have recently been informed that a special has been recruited for Rayleigh – finally! This volunteer will be funded by Rayleigh Town Council, on behalf of YOU the taxpayer. But, I also hear an unconfirmed rumour that Rayleigh is to receive 2 additional specials. I am awaiting confirmation of this and will update in […]

Things Are Maybe Not Going To Plan At RDC?

13/11/2019

Overdevelopment of our District has caused all sorts of issues for local residents (you know what I mean) and now a fledgling action group in the East of the District ‘The Rochford Supporters’ are drawing a line in the sand and preparing to take the battle to the Government Planning Inspectorate… our Rayleigh Lib Dems […]

Workshop on the Future of Rayleigh Town Centre

05/11/2019

I have always been passionate about retail and being an entrepreneur and I suppose being born into a family of entrepreneurs it would be inevitable that it would become a passion of mine. So I recently attended a ‘workshop on the future of Rayleigh Town Centre’ which was organised by the District Council and the […]

This Week I Was Asked…

03/11/2019

…what is the role of a Councillor? It’s actually a good question and one which is worth knowing what an elected councillor is expected to do. I have taken this from the Local Government Association’s website. As a councillor you will have many different roles to balance. As the local elected representative you will engage […]

Petition Launched To Switch Our Lights Back On At Night

01/11/2019

Community safety doesn’t appear to be very high up on Rochford District Councils list, as we’ve already seen them kick the can down the road on CCTV possibly until 2021 – in an effort to restore some balance, it’s good to see Rochford District Resident Candidate, Richard Lambourne has prepared a petition to ‘Light Up […]

Essex Highways Ask… What Do I Think?

01/11/2019

Essex Highways have sent Councillors an email asking us to offer their view on the priorities and satisfaction levels associated with the specific services provided by Essex Highways. The responses you provide feed in to our planning cycle and help us to consider how we can best use our limited resources to meet current and […]

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