Foci Going Out ….

Sunday, September 10, 2017 admin 0

We have two Focus leaflets currently going out in Downhall & Rawreth, and Sweyne Park and Grange. If anyone wants to give us some help, please let us know!

“North Of London Road” – Where Are We Now?

Saturday, August 26, 2017 admin 7

As long-time readers will know, we OPPOSED building on green fields in the West Rayleigh / Rawreth area. But after some bitter battles in the council chamber, we lost the vote, and development is slowly but surely going ahead. Countryside Developments already have ‘outline’ permission on their large site between […]

More Info On The Countryside Application

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 admin 4

The application from Countryside for “North of London Road” can now be found on the council website. The reference number is 17/00578/REM and you should be able to see it by following this link.  We have asked the council to put a link on the front of the council website. […]

Countryside Submit Plans For Phase 1

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 admin 8

From Countryside’s website: Plans submitted for Phase 1 of development at West of Rayleigh. Countryside has submitted detailed plans and designs for the first 192 new homes on land north of London Road and south of Rawreth Lane in Rayleigh, Essex to Rochford District Council. In 2016, Rochford District Council […]

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. […]

Alas , No Time To Write Much Tonight

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 admin 0

County Council candidates Chris Stanley and Chris Black did our duty tonight and went to the Annual Rawreth Parish Meeting No sign of the other County Council candidates though. It was an interesting – and passionate – meeting. We’re off to our beds now to get some sleep before an […]

Michelins Farm Update: Council Get An Interim Injunction Until Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: “Rochford District Council has successfully obtained a High Court Interim Injunction after Travellers moved onto a site in Rayleigh. The High Court Order was obtained on Friday March 31 after approximately 19 caravans moved onto the site in Michelins Farm, Arterial Road, in an effort […]

Michelins Farm

Friday, March 31, 2017 admin 3

Michelins Farm is the area of land to the north-west of the Fairglen Interchange, just inside Rayleigh’s boundaries. Not much farming goes on there, but it has caused a lot of controversy. For one thing, there was the huge tyre fire in March 2015. Also the District Council has a […]

Crofters Site Set For Refusal

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 admin 2

WE wrote recently about the closure of Crofters , and a planning application on the site: Parish : Rawreth Parish Council Ward : Downhall And Rawreth Location : Crofters Beke Hall Chase South Rayleigh Proposal : Outline Application To Demolish Cattery And Kennel Buildings And Enclosures And Redevelop Site To […]

The Future Of Fairglen

Saturday, February 4, 2017 admin 1

As the Echo reports here,  the County Council has plans to improve the important Fairglen junction , where the A127 meets the A130. However they haven’t announced exactly what plans they have – they will be making an announcement to coincide with some consultation sessions. The County Council website explains […]