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Lost Walks Of Rochford

Friday, June 27, 2014 admin 0

  From the District Council website   Help us rediscover lost walks and hidden heritage in rural and coastal Rochford District. Join us on foot or online and help reveal the stories of Rochford’s changing landscape through a series of public walks. Walk 1: Barling – Wakering Wednesday 9 July […]

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Feasts Of Nostalgia

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 admin 1

One of the local websites in our sidebar is the Rochford District Community Archive. If you have a look, you’ll find a small goldmine of stories about local people and places.. One example is about Love Lane School in Rayleigh from 1955 to 1957/58. This article actually demonstrates just how […]

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Brewed In Rawreth. Sold In Hockley. Drunk In Rayleigh!

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 admin 5

First of all, congratulations to Schucks Chutneys and Jams from Hockley for reaching the finals of the Essex Food and Drink Awards last night. They didn’t win, but it was still an achievement for such a small business to get so far. You can buy their stuff at Ven’s shop […]

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Your Dream Pub? Your Dream Restaurant?

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 admin 1

The Punchbowl at Paglesham is up for sale: “This delightful destination inn is located just off the A127 near the coastal resort of Southend on Sea in the hamlet of Paglesham. This quaint hamlet is located within the catchment area of many similar affluent villages and towns in addition to […]

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Some Good Places To Visit During The Olympics – 2

Sunday, July 29, 2012 admin 0

If you are coming to Hadleigh for the Olympics, you might fancy coming to Rayleigh for a meal. There are plenty of cafes and tea-rooms, and a good range of restaurants – whether you want Fish and Chips, Italian, Spanish, Chinese or Indian. Plus lots of pubs…. And if you […]