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 […]

Infrastructure, Housing and the ‘Outsiders’

12/11/2017

As landowners eye the potential rewards for putting forward their land for development, we are still faced with a lack of infrastructure to accommodate further housing needs. Have we been blind to the ‘unlocking’ of land in here in the Rochford District with ‘bigger’ infrastructure investments taking place right beneath our noses? Crossrail is due […]

Muddy Puddles

10/08/2017

Walking through Sweyne Park bridle track yesterday, reminded me of this Peppa Pig story. Muddy puddles were definitely to be found and I wondered how many residents are discouraged by the amount of water that this part of the track seems to hold. I wish they would level this out as it’s a great cut […]

Essex CC Launches Best Pothole Award 2017

28/03/2017

Essex County Council who are renown for their high standards of maintaining our county road network and making the ‘right choice’ when approving plans for new housing developments, have now launched ‘The Best Pothole Award 2017’. Entries are simply made by following this link. The winner could actually expect their chosen pothole to be repaired […]

The Hole Truth About Our Highways

01/03/2017

An Audience with Essex Highways Last night I attended an epic 2 1/2 hour briefing by Essex Highways about how they operate. (Death by Powerpoint yet again) There is a pretty much constant complaint from residents about the poor condition of our roads in Rochford District. So it was interesting to hear for myself and Cllr […]

Rayleigh West Flood Alleviation Scheme Consultation

17/10/2016

On the 19th October 2016, Essex County Council are holding a public consultation for residents in ‘Rayleigh West’. They are proposing changes to the bunds on Sweyne Park School’s playing fields and changes to the pond in Sweyne Park. There are hoping that this will help alleviate the risk of flooding downstream. So if you’ve […]

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