Let’s Get Them Wagons Rollin, On Electric

22/11/2019

I’ve recently had an update from officers on the electric vehicle charging point installation as I thought the project had stalled more times than a learner driver. Our officer tells me… The Rapid chargers will be installed from Monday 18th, with bay marking taking place from Wednesday 20th. Subject to this going to plan and […]

Poisoned Playgrounds

11/09/2017

There’s a killer lurking outside of our children’s playground across the Rochford District and residents don’t currently have the comfort of knowing it’s not about to get into the playgrounds. Why? there is absolutely NO air monitoring data outside of school playgrounds in the Rochford District.  That is why the Lib Dems, Rochford Residents & […]

Is this a clear case of wealth before health?

11/05/2017

Something I rapidly learnt over the course of 1 year – nothing moves quickly in local government. I have to say though I find the following appalling. So I’ve decided, not to celebrate but to commiserate on this Echo News Report & this Echo News report & this Echo News Report which goes as far back as […]

A Clean Air Zone for Rayleigh?

10/05/2017

Rayleigh has a cloudy history when it comes to Air Pollution and now the Government has been forced to up the ante to solve the increasing problem with Air Pollution across the UK. Whilst we all probably realise, London suffers with poor air quality, we are in fact (and have been for a long time) […]

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 […]

Feeling Conned by the Consultation?

30/12/2016

Recently we’ve seen lots of consultations by Rochford District Council. First came the local plan workshops, which has been swiftly followed by a budget survey, followed by an air quality survey, only to be followed by a community safety partnership survey. Wow I’m feeling pretty consulted out…. it almost seems like the council are so […]

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