Essex Fire Service To Visit All High Rise Flats

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 admin 0

From the Essex Fire and Rescue Service website today: Safety visits to reassure high-rise residents Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has committed to visiting all high-rise residential buildings in Essex following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, London, last week. Teams of firefighters, community officers and volunteers will be […]

New Planning Application:16 Homes At Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 admin 4

A new planning application is just in, for 16 homes at Fairways Garden Centre in Hullbridge Road: Application Reference:17/00431/OUT Planning Portal Reference Number: PP-06028788 Address Of Proposal:Fairways Garden Centre , Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, SS6 9QS Proposal: Outline Application to Demolish Commercial and Retail Units and Construct 4no. Two Bedroom, 8no. […]

Out And About In Rayleigh Today

Sunday, April 23, 2017 admin 0

There was a lot of leafleting going on today…. If you are not sure if you are in Rayleigh North or Rayleigh South, here’s a map to help you (click to enlarge)

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A New Look

Monday, December 5, 2016 admin 0

The District Council website has a new front page  – have a look here.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 admin 0

Due to personal reasons onlineFOCUS hasn’t been updated for a while, but we are back in action now….

The Ten Commandments Of Logic

Monday, January 11, 2016 admin 4

It’s been a busy weekend .. no time to write much. But we found the above graphic on Facebook – something for all politicians (and would-be politicians) to bear in mind! And It’s always nice to have a bit of Latin…

Anyone Having A Go?

Thursday, January 7, 2016 admin 2

From the District Council website: Winter in Rochford photography competition With the Rochford District featuring ancient woodlands, marshland, coast and estuary landscapes, Wallasea Island, Foulness, fields and wildlife residents are invited to take photos of what Winter in Rochford means to them. The Chairman of Rochford District Council, Heather Glynn, […]

Happy New Year!!

Thursday, December 31, 2015 admin 2

We would like to wish all our readers health and happiness for 2016….. and thank everyone who’s helped us in 2015. The next year is going to be a busy one for us, there are lots of things to do for our area. There are also elections in May. But […]

Do You Want A Cat in 2016?

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 admin 0

From the Rayleigh Cat Protection website: Thinking of offering a cat a new home in 2016? If so, please come along to our next Homing Show, which has been arranged for Sunday 10 January at Smallgains Hall, Creek Road, Canvey, SS8 8QP. The Show will be held between 11.30am and […]