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 […]

A Criminal Misuse of Public Money?

14/11/2017

Disclaimer – All views are my own, as this is written on my own website, paid for with my own money – These are NOT the views of any Council that I am a member of or a view of the Liberal Democrat Party. They are simply written as a personal view of a Rayleigh […]

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 […]

The Final Flush – Crown Hill Toilets

05/10/2017

Monday night’s Rayleigh Town Council Full Council meeting was a discussion amongst other matters about Crown Hill Public Toilets. (Item 19)We had spent the afternoon discussing with the Town Clerk that this item SHOULD NOT be in private & confidential as it was in the public interest, however it was feared by the Clerk that […]

Bloomin’ Well Done

28/09/2017

Rayleigh Town Council, celebrates this year winning the Gold Award for Anglia in Bloom. You have to admire the determination of some of our Councillors to keep going after this award and this year their only bloomin’ gone and done it! It’s great too, to see such a positive response from residents on social media […]

The Not So Thorny Side of Politics

19/02/2017

It’s may sometimes go unnoticed, but we have a keen army of gardeners at Rayleigh Town Council, who work really hard all year around tending flowerbeds and shrubbery. Our own Cllr Chris Stanley has been out this sunny morning, with his good lady, planting over 100 daff bulbs. Back breaking stuff! If you fancy helping […]

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