Consultation On Hockley Woods Playarea – Open Until March 19th

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 admin 0

From the District Council website: “Local families are set to benefit from £45,000 of funding for Hockley Woods playground– and we want your views on how it should be spent! Rochford District Council is celebrating the news that we will be receiving the funds from Cory Environmental Trust to improve […]

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 […]

More On The Dollymans Farm Waste Proposal (UPDATED)

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 admin 11

Back in November we wrote about surprise plans for a new waste site on part of Dollymans Farm, on the Rawreth / Basildon border. Tomorrow a 6 week consultation begins on the proposal – and we will give more details about the consultation process tomorrow night. This evening local councillors  […]

Evening Consultation On October 4th

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 admin 3

The District Council has advised interested individuals and organisations today that there will be an evening consultation on the new local plan: ” …..As an individual or organisation registered on the Council’s mailing list, and as part of the early engagement that the Council is actively undertaking to inform the […]

Hello Woodham – And, Er , Purleigh.

Monday, September 19, 2016 admin 4

The District Council Website has a page here on the current review of parliamentary constituencies. There is a public consultation running until December 5th. You can find the detailed proposals for our local constituencies here. The main proposed changes for South East Essex are: The three Wickford wards move from “Rayleigh […]

“The Text Was Too Small For This Forty-Year-Old’s Eyes”

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 admin 2

James Newport writes here about the consultation workshop in Rayleigh, and he isn’t very impressed. First of all, the presentation was made less effective by hard-to-read text on the PowerPoint displays and hard-to-hear speech fighting against the sound of the air conditioning. Secondly, the concept of ‘a walk around the […]

An Important Consultation

Monday, September 12, 2016 admin 0

The district council are running an online survey about future planning issues. You can find the link by clicking here. This may be everyone’s best chance to influence future decisions – so respond and ask your local friends to do as well. The deadline is 5 pm on October 10th. […]

Will The Fire Service Questionnaire Excite You?

Sunday, February 7, 2016 admin 0

The Essex Fire And Rescue Service are carrying out another consultation – you can find it here. Don’t get too excited. All the options they’re proposing involve removing the second appliance at Rayleigh Weir. You are basically given a choice of : cuts fewer cuts even more cuts saying something […]

Essex Fire Service Consultation

Friday, June 19, 2015 admin 0

One of our readers has pointed out to us that the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service are carrying out a consultation on future strategy: Residents are being urged to have their say in the future redesign of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS), through a 12 week consultation […]

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Consultation On Open Space – Closes November 28th –

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 admin 0

  Rochford District Council residents have been given the opportunity to comment on the RDC draft Open Spaces Strategy. The Friends of Sweyne Park are encouraging people to respond to the consultation, saying: The committee wants to encourage as many people as possible to respond to this survey… In the […]

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District Council’s Budget Survey

Monday, October 27, 2014 admin 2

The District Council are carrying out a online survey on what local people think should be priorities in the council budget. You can complete it here It will be interesting to see if anyone mentions the various themes that we have mentioned on onlineFOCUS recently – flooding, the council cabinet, […]