The Loss Of Crofters

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 admin 0

We know that many local people will be disappointed at the loss of Crofters Kennels and Rescue Centre, as the Echo reports below. As far as we are aware, this isn’t any part of a council ‘plan’ – the landowner has submitted an application for 2 dwellings, so the council […]

16 Days Left For Voluntary Organisations To Apply For A Grant

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: “The Council has a small annual budget for grants to voluntary organisations to assist in the delivery of their organisations activities. The grants are normally allocated once a year. Any organisation that has been funded in previous years that does not submit an application will […]

The Indee Rose Trust – A Good Cause

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 admin 0

At tonight’s District Council meeting (about which we will write more later) , the new Chair of Council Carole Weston announced that one of her charities this year will be the Indee Rose Trust, based in Canvey , which describes itself as follows: “The Indee Rose Trust is a charitable […]

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Share the Orange

Friday, January 29, 2016 admin 0

We shouldn’t accept that dementia is part of ageing  – it’s a disease we can conquer

The District Council Gives Out Some Grants

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 admin 0

The person in charge of giving out grants to non-profit-making organisations and charities is Tory Councillor Simon Smith – however decisions on grants isn’t normally a party political process. In fact Simon had a  small advisory group of councillors from various parties and it was one of the very few […]

Well Done….

Friday, July 10, 2015 admin 0

From the District Council website: After a successful year as Chairman, Councillor June Lumley presented her chosen charities with cheques totalling over £10,000. Councillor Lumley, who was Rochford District Council’s Chairman for the year 2014/15, held a special ceremony at the Civic Suite, Rayleigh to award Crouch Valley Scouts, Rochford […]

A Chance To Visit Foulness – But Be Quick !

Thursday, May 28, 2015 admin 0

From the District Council website – a chance to visit one of the most unusual places in Essex: Rochford District Council, in partnership with the Foulness Conservation and Archaeological Society (FCAS), are offering you the chance to go on a very special tour of Foulness Island. This is your chance […]

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“Help Tracy Get Back On Her Feet”

Saturday, January 24, 2015 admin 0

  From the fundraising page set up for her: This is a fundraising page for our amazing Tracy who was a healthy 34 year old Mum of two small boys and was due to run a marathon this year. She was taken into hospital Christmas eve and none of us realised […]