Five things we learned at Annual Council

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Editor 0

Last night was the annual council at Rochford District Council. The Tory group has once again chosen Simon Wootten to lead them, and so he is still Leader of the Council. Cheryl Roe is still deputy leader. Simon Wootten has picked his seven-member cabinet for this year – and it no […]

How to get help with the cost of living in the Rochford District

Sunday, May 15, 2022 Editor 1

As the cost of living crisis continues to go unaided by the government here are some (limited) schemes that may be able to help ease the burden in the Rochford District. Scheme DescriptionHeader Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme If you’re an Essex homeowner with a household income below […]

District Election Results 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Editor 0

District Council Elections results for the Liberal Democrats The Lib Dems returned a great result with 2 new Councillors and 1 hold with Chris Stanley re-elected. Thank you to all our supporters and watch this space for further news on our work to make the District a great place for […]

Are you heading to the polling station tomorrow?

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Editor 0

We hope so! Our candidates Chris Stanley (Downhall & Rawreth), David Sharp (Trinity), Andrew Cross (Wheatley), Roger Gardner (Hockley & Ashingdon) and George Ioannou (Roche North & Rural) have all been out furiously campaigning over the last several months and with our proven track record, we hope you will support […]

The Drip Drip of Disposal of Community Facilities

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Editor 0

Today an article in the Guardian highlights the plight of the swimming pool facilities and remaining viable with soaring energy costs. We already know that Clements Hall in Hawkwell, which is operated by Fusion, suffered heavy financial losses due to the pandemic and the taxpayer had to foot the bill […]