Social Media Silence

07/12/2017

Rochford DIstrict Council has decided that it’s time the Social Media Policy for Members gets an update. What does this mean for us Councillors? Well, if you don’t use social media then probably, not a lot. For those of us that are more ‘connected’ the amended policy raises all sorts of problems. The first of […]

Grumpy Christmas & Rayleigh Lights Switch On

30/11/2017

Hello, Grumpy Christmas here! Yes, your resident District & Town Council has been out today with lot’s of other volunteers preparing for the ‘Rayleigh Lights Switch On!’ Chilly, isn’t the word for it, with a flurry of snow and temperatures of 3 degrees and falling, lot’s of volunteers prepared to make the night special for […]

Public Toilets – Pt II

10/10/2017

The public toilets issue continues with the Echo Newspaper picking up the story today. Thanks to Echo reporter, Hsin-yi who did a wonderful job of pulling the article together from our information. As you can see from the Echo News website, the piece has gained a lot of attention from readers, who are equally as disgusted […]

A Few Words from the Managing Director

30/09/2017

A number of us local councillors run blogs in our spare time, as an aim to keep the wider public informed of our actions, intentions and views. So it is interesting to see that the MD of Rochford District Council has now decided to write a blog. One of his first blog posts is about […]

Autumn 2017 e-FOCUS is out!

10/09/2017

Our team has been out busy delivering our Focus leaflets in the Sweyne Park & Grange Ward and Down Hall & Rawerth. However, since we are a progressive party….. you can read our e-Focus (our online edition) which is available here for Sweyne Park & Grange.

Toilet Petition Now Live!

27/08/2017

Not being one to give up so easily, there is a petition now live on the council’s website. You can find the petition by clicking the button below. I WANT TO SIGN THE PETITION With over 300 signatures already added we need a further 1200 to get a debate in full council, where Councillors will […]

Save Southend 1 – NHS Success Regime 0

10/08/2017

Save Southend A&E have scored an epic victory over the NHS Success Regime, with a U turn on the downgrade of Southend A&E, it is a victory for this campaign group that should be admired. Undoubtedly without this well organised group, the plans would have slipped through and we’d be none the wiser until the […]

Fed Up Motorists Get Nailed Again

08/08/2017

As my brother often reminds me when I mention the cost of running a car, that it’s “the joy of motoring”, however Rayleigh residents have had no joy recently with the damage to a lot of residents tyres caused by nails left on one particular cut through. On numerous occasions, Station Cresent has had nails […]

Could a Youth Market Come to Rayleigh?

29/07/2017

This week whilst working I came across this innovative idea from Basildon Council. A youth market for aspiring entrepreneurs for people aged 13 to 25. What an awesome idea to find our next generation of shop keepers and small business owners. It’s a really exciting idea that this could give the younger generation a platform […]

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