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Half-Way To A Pedestrian Crossing !

Thursday, January 31, 2013 admin 4

  The Local Highways Panel today allocated £150,000 today for a light-controlled crossing in Hullbridge Road, by Lubards Farm ! Only five councillors turned up today (there should have been nine) but all of those present supported this. So let’s give a thank-you to Councillors Gill Lucas-Gill,  Keith Hudson, Mike […]

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Michelin: 8 Months Suspended Sentence + £15,000 Fine + £20,000 Costs

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 admin 0

The Environment Agency have issued the following press release: Prison sentence for ‘cantankerous’ land owner Fines, unpaid work and land clearance also ordered Land owner Roger Frederick Phipps has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment and ordered to carry out 180 hours unpaid work for allowing an illegal waste site […]

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A Petition That’s Snowballed – Let’s Hope It Helps!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 admin 5

Sometimes residents are so interested in a local issue that they see when you’ve started something and then do something extra themselves. That’s what happened with the petition for a pedestrian crossing in Hullbridge Road, opposite Lubards Farm. Chris Black, as a member of the Local Highways Panel, has been […]

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Graffiti and A Faulty Streetlight

Saturday, January 26, 2013 admin 5

On FixMyStreet this week: Graffiti in Rayleigh: Graffiti Reported in the Graffiti category anonymously at 09:39, Wednesday Sent to Rochford District Council 1 minute later A large amount of graffiti has appeared on the wall at the entrance to the service road to the last few houses in Hullbridge Road. […]

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Latest Weather News From The District Council

Friday, January 25, 2013 admin 0

Waste Collections: Waste collections have now returned to normal with the exception of Monday (21 Jan) and Tuesdays (22 Jan) compostables collections which will be collected next week on your normal collection day. Sports Pitches: Council officers have been out this morning (Friday Jan 25) inspecting pitches that are used […]

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Giant Cranes On Their Way To Essex

Thursday, January 24, 2013 admin 3

The Port of London Website reports: World’s Largest Quay Cranes Set Sail for London Gateway Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant […]

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Takeaway Application On Rawreth Industrial Estate Called In

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 admin 0

Chris Black has ‘called in’ a planning application for a takeaway on the Rawreth Industrial Estate – it will now come to the Development Committee next week. Application No :12/00722/COU Zoning :Employment Land Parish :Rawreth Parish Council Ward : Downhall And Rawreth Location :Unit 7 Westfield Close Rawreth Industrial Estate […]

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Fancy Bidding On Some Football History ?

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 admin 0

There’s a report in the Echo about an auction at Stacey’s Auctions rooms in Rayleigh on Feb 11th. But it’s not the Southend Echo – it’s the Sunderland Echo. The reason is that it’s an auction of football memorabilia, such as programmes, autographs and newspapers -and it includes some Sunderland  […]

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Look At The District Council Website For Any News On Bin Collections

Monday, January 21, 2013 admin 1

  The District Council advise on their website: Monday – All waste and recycling collections have been suspended until further notice due to adverse weather conditions. If possible, leave your bins presented at the boundary of your property for collection and continue to check the website for further updates and […]

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Hullbridge Road Crossing Petition

Sunday, January 20, 2013 admin 7

We have been asked several times in the past about having a pedestrian crossing in Hullbridge Road , next to Lubards Farm. Lots of people visit the facilities there such as Happy Days Nursery , the swimming pool, or the Mushroom Theatre. It can be a busy location… However we’ve […]

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The Severe Weather Blog

Sunday, January 20, 2013 admin 3

We’ve spotted that the County Council have their own severe weather blog. You can find it here…. Although its not been updated since Friday….