Anyone Know A Good Divorce Lawyer?

01/07/2019

In a move that is sure to rock the County Hall, Labour led Basildon Council is once again leading the way and now contemplating a ‘divorce’ with Essex County Council. I must admit, given my personal experience of the struggles of getting Essex County Council to act, I am of similar mind as to whether […]

Checking Out Our Licenced Premises

29/06/2019

Due to concern from residents about the sale of alcohol to underage persons, I contacted our licencing team at Rochford District to ask them, along with trading standards, to carry out test purchases across our District. I have now received a response from the licencing team and I hope residents will feel reassured with their […]

Electric Service Stations In Essex

25/06/2019

Recently I wrote about the new electric vehicle charging points that were to be installed in Rayleigh and other parts of the district. Braintree though are going one step further with a solar powered electric forecourt being the first to be built in Essex. The first of more than 100 solar-powered forecourts set to be […]

Mud On Rawreth Lane

25/06/2019

I recently received complaints from residents about the mud and debris left on the road by contractors working on the Rawreth Lane housing and the development adjacent to the BP station on London Rd. I subsequently contacted them via the council and am pleased to say they were both engaging about making sure this was […]

Have You Got The Hump Over Speeding In Victoria Avenue?

18/06/2019

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 […]

What’s Happening At The Grange?

06/06/2019

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 […]

Residents Take No Prisoners At PFCC Meeting

29/05/2019

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 […]

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