Have you spotted an empty home?

28/08/2016

Rochford District Council are currently running an Empty Home scheme. I don’t know how many empty homes there are across our district but whatever the figures it’d be good to bring them back into use, maybe we wouldn’t have to build so many new houses then or is that just wishful thinking? If you spot […]

Have Our Footpaths & Openspaces gone to the dogs?

28/08/2016

 I’m a regular user of a lot of the parks and open spaces in the Rochford District, as I’m sure many of the residents are. However there seems to be a blight that is taking over the pleasure of using these areas – Dog Fouling. There clearly is a growing trend amongst some inconsiderate/irresponsible dog […]

Tesco’s reinstate bollards

09/08/2016

Yes it may seem to some a minor problem, but the residents who live in close proximity to Tesco’s Express on London Road, have endured the problem of people exiting onto Vernon Avenue for far too long. I’ve (along with RDR Toby Mountain) been in constant contact with the council since been elected in May […]

Think before you share those summer holiday photos!

03/08/2016

As I see my social media being filled with images of fancy cocktails and swimming pools, remember this article posted last year by the Daily Mail. Insurance companies actually checking people’s social media accounts to see if they are ‘advertising’ the fact their homes will be vacant whilst they enjoy the summer holidays. If you […]

Essex Police need our community educated!

22/07/2016

We often see comments from people on social media, or when you talk to residents, that the police are, ahem how should I say, often less than helpful. In fact, we, the lib dems have recently raised a motion at full council to find out the affect of the closure of the front desk at […]

This week I will be mainly…..

11/07/2016

Contacting planning enforcement due to the Tesco’s on London Road in Rayleigh ignoring a condition of their planning application (bollards to be raised), which I hope to be able to update on very soon. Also I will be attending training from the RDC’s licensing officer and following on from this I will be attending a […]

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