Fingers In Ears By Conservative Councillors

08/09/2019

If you’ve been following me on social media (Facebook @cllrjamesnewport or Twitter @jimnewport), then you will have read this week how I’ve tried to get in contact with some of the Conservative ‘leadership’ Councillors. Why? The problems that the multiple roadworks around our town has caused for residents and businesses One of those Councillors that […]

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Rawreth Lane & Wolsey Park (Countryside)

05/09/2019

Earlier this week I wrote on my Facebook page informing residents that I had written to Countryside about the traffic management and asked if they could do anything to offer residents some respite from the current traffic congestion that is caused, partially, by the works on the new spine road for Wolsey Park. Today I […]

Traffic Chaos Adds To Economic Destruction For Our District

31/08/2019

Our local economy is surely suffering from the devastating effects of the unprecedented congestion on our roads? Traders are already struggling in ever-increasing tough trading conditions and at what is traditionally a ‘slow’ time of year, I have heard several reports of businesses really struggling to keep their heads above water. Shoppers are avoiding our […]

Road Chaos In And Around Rayleigh

30/08/2019

Today I have written to Countryside to ask as to when the temporary traffic lights will be removed from Rawreth Lane. Due to some seriously bad planning by Essex County Council, all these developments have come ‘on stream’ at the same time and is causing chaos for us all. I hope to have an update […]

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 […]

Back In The Saddle

15/05/2019

Last night I attended the Rochford District Council, Annual Council. I was pleasantly surprised to be welcomed back on to the Council by (the now leader) Cllr Mike Steptoe amongst by many members, which I was hugely grateful for. I’d also like to personally welcome, Cllr Mike Wilkinson, who I’m expecting great things of (no […]

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