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Good Week, Bad Week….

Saturday, February 14, 2015 admin 6

So…. It’s been a good week for the Conservatives in Rochford gaining an extra councillor, and the national Tory website Conservativehome reports on it here. There’s a mixed response in the comments. It’s been a bad week for UKIP in Essex , on the same day that Nigel Farage visited […]

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Red and Green – Clashing Colours

Sunday, January 11, 2015 admin 3

Over the border in Southend West, things seem to be turning unfriendly between Labour and the Green Party. To find out more, read the latest from Labour parliamentary candidate Julian Ware-Lane here.

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Michael Hoy Set To Chair Review Committee

Monday, June 2, 2014 admin 3

Looking through the paperwork for tomorrow night, we can see that Michael Hoy is the nomination to chair the review committee. This is the important committee that can call in and scrutinise decisions. Having someone who is both a district councillor AND a county councillor chairing it is going to […]

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A Surprise Manoeuvre From The Green Corner !

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 admin 3

A surprising development today – the Greens (Diane and Michael Hoy) and the Rochford Residents (Christine and John Mason) have announced they are joining forces to become the largest opposition group in the council chamber. This means that one of them will chair the important review committee, and the number […]

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Fresh Greens

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 admin 0

“A Green Read”, the blog written by the Green Party councillors in Hullbridge, has been quiet for a while. Not surprising – Michael and Diane Hoy must have been exhausted after their exertions in the County Council elections. But it’s back in action now.

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“Green Party Leader Coming To Hullbridge And Hockley”

Sunday, April 21, 2013 admin 13

It’s probably been a looooong time since a leader of one of the political parties came to our district. David Steel stopped off for a photo at Rayleigh Weir in 1983, but we can’t recall any others since then. However according to Cllr Michael Hoy, the leader of the Green […]

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The Green View

Sunday, December 2, 2012 admin 0

The local Green Party view on the Local Development Framework can be found here. Worth a read!

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Questions From the Greens

Sunday, October 30, 2011 admin 5

Councillors Michael and Diane Hoy have submitted the following questions to Full Council on Wednesday: 1.2 From Cllr Mrs D Hoy:- Of the Leader of the Council Further to the question I asked at the meeting in June and the full answer I received could you please advise me:- (1) […]

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The Greens Make A Stand

Friday, July 15, 2011 admin 0

The following motion has been submitted to next Thursday’s Full Council: The Proper Officer reports that, pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 13, the following Motion has been received from Cllrs M Hoy and Mrs D Hoy:- ‘Further to the consultation on the Allocations DPD Discussion and Consultation Document, which closed […]

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An Excellent Night For The Greens

Friday, June 17, 2011 admin 27

.. according to their website, they have won yesterday’s district council by-election in Hullbridge by 198 votes. Hullbridge people don’t like the idea of hundreds of houses by Watery Lane, and they like Diane Hoy. The Green Party now become an official group on the District Council. Congratulations to Diane, […]

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A Bigger Better Green Blog

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 admin 8

Hulbridge Green Councillor Michael Hoy has revamped his blog here. He writes: After 18 months of Mikes Musings we have decided a major revamp is in order. The name is now gone but the blog remains, renamed A Green Read. The idea is to widen the scope of the blog […]