Cllr Chris Stanley had an early start to the day supporting long-suffering residents in Rawreth who have been flooded once again whilst having to have Essex Fire Service attend the scene to pump the water away. It’s been ‘floody hell’ for residents living in Rawreth village for years as even […]
Everyone in public life and all residents of South East Essex will be in a state of shock today on hearing the tragic news that Southend West MP Sir David Amess has been brutally stabbed to death while serving his constituents. We understand the incident happened at 12:10 PM today […]
Rochford District Council will be meeting on the 19th October 2021 to discuss the options for the Mill Hall Site as part of the Asset Delivery Programme. Councillors will be debating one of two options: 1) to note the ‘Revised Scheme’ for The Mill Arts & Events Centre site set […]
Just as we want people to return to the railways, we find Rayleigh station adorned with giant placards warning (threatening), to prosecute and fine. As a long-time commuter who has paid thousands per year, I have no love for fare dodgers, but I find these over-the-top warnings disconcerting. Imagine entering […]
Last week our Lib Dem Group Leader Cllr James Newport, sought assurances from the Assistant Director that our refuse contractor had appropriate contingencies in place to deal with any fuel supply shortage. The Council was confident that the contractor had plans in place. This week the Council has issued the […]
Ward Councillors have been contacted by residents about traffic issues in Teignmouth Drive, with a noticeable increase in traffic using the road as a cut-through since the new roundabout at Hambro Hill. Do you live in Teignmouth or are you using Teignmouth as cut-through? Letting us know the issues in […]
Cllr Chris Stanley gives our reaction to the latest press release from Rochford District Council on the future of the Mill Hall.
The Liberal Democrats have published figures showing that 21,719 of State Pensioners in Rayleigh and Wickford, are set to be impacted by the government breaking its manifesto promise and suspending the triple lock on pensions. The state pension triple lock is a rule that means the state pension must rise […]
Rochford District Councils’ ‘ spatial options’ consultation ends tomorrow at 5 pm – so if you haven’t submitted your response yet, don’t delay! How can I get involved? The quickest and simplest way of accessing the documents and making comments is by using our online consultation portal. You will need to […]
Cllr James Newport has been busy trying to find out what can and will be done to resolve the complaints about the centre. More details in his blog post here.
This month we have the local MP writing that he’s had 43,000 emails from across Rayleigh & Wickford constituency (thank god the taxpayer for the extra allowances MP’s were given to upgrade their offices eh?) and that “…the number one subject in the town of Rayleigh is now, overwhelmingly, highways […]
Local Camera Club member and part-time MP, Mark Francois has posted this today. Residents have endured months of disruptions to their journeys, but not just from this development but the thousands of houses being built all over the District by Tory donors developers. NEW ROUNDABOUT ON RAWRETH LANE IS ALMOST […]