The Picnic District 10 : Magnolia Park and Nature Reserve

Monday, August 3, 2015 admin 2

The District Council website describes it as follows: Magnolia Nature Reserve on the Ashingdon/Hawkwell border is a lovely area of habitat and can usually be found alive with bird life. One of the specialties that have been found most winters in good numbers is the increasingly rare Bullfinch. This Nature […]

No Picture

The Capons’ Greatest Moments

Monday, September 29, 2014 admin 23

  Phil and Tracy Capon are husband and wife, and both are currently  Conservative Councillors on Rochford District Council. In fact Phil is the Chair of the Development Committee. Word reached us at the weekend that they had both been deselected by the Conservative Association – so they cannot stand […]

No Picture

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 […]

No Picture

Clive Wren

Monday, November 18, 2013 admin 4

We were very sorry to hear about the passing of former Lib Dem Councillor for Ashingdon, Clive Wren, who died recently , aged 78. Our thoughts are with his family. We were kindly sent the following obituary and photo, which we are very happy to publish. Clive Wren, 78 of […]

No Picture

Some More Police Meetings….

Sunday, July 21, 2013 admin 4

From the Essex Police website: Hullbridge Neighbourhood Meeting Date: 24th July 2013 11:00 – 12:00 Where: Hullbridge Sports & Social club, Lower Road, Hullbridge. SS5 6BJ Extra Info: The Neighbourhood Meeting is a monthly meeting for anyone living or working in Hullbridge to attend and highlight issues that directly affect […]

No Picture

The Local Highways Panel

Saturday, July 13, 2013 admin 0

    The local highways panel met yesterday . Here’s some snippets: Ashingdon Road There was a lot of anger about the state of Ashingdon Road. It is overdue for resurfacing, but despite repeated promises , it hasn’t been done. After some years of complaints from councillors like Gill Lucas-Gill,  […]

No Picture

About Debbie Taylor

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 admin 0

Here’s some more information about our candidate Debbie Taylor, who is standing in Rochford North: Debbie Taylor has lived at 24 Larkfield Close for more than 30 years, so knows the surrounding area very well. She is newly retired, so is a suitable age amnd has plenty of time to […]

No Picture

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 […]

No Picture

Some More FixMyStreets….

Saturday, February 25, 2012 admin 0

There’s a few new reports on the FixMyStreet website -as usual potholes are the main issue. Near Rayleigh Weir: Road surface breaking up in nearside lane of southbound track of A129 100m north from the slip onto the A127 Potholes in Waltham Road: (Incidentally Chris Black and Chris Lumley have […]