Compulsory Purchase Proposition for Travellers Site

Saturday, November 27, 2021 Editor 0

Work into a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for land at Mitchlins Farm in Rayleigh (nr Fairglen) could be underway by officers at Rochford District Council, if the Executive approve the £25,000 drawdown of funds at their next meeting. SUBJECT: COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF LAND AT MICHELIN FARM, RAYLEIGH 1.1 That the […]

Application for 29 Flats in Rochford

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Development Committee will determine an application for 29 flats in Rochford on the 18th November with 11 being ‘affordable’. The application is to DEMOLISH EXISTING BUILDING AND ERECT PART TWO AND THREE STOREY BUILDING COMPRISING RETAIL/RESTAURANT UNITS AT GROUND FLOOR, TOGETHER WITH SELF-CONTAINED FLATS ABOVE (29 FLATS) TOINCLUDE A […]

Get Tree Planting Rayleigh

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Editor 0

Our Lib Dem colleagues in Chelmsford have passed us this information which we’re sure residents across the District will be interested to know. Some Essex residents have asked if they can plant trees or shrubs on the highways. Lib Dem Councillors have investigated how to do this. Essex County Council […]

Batteries On The Greenbelt

Friday, October 22, 2021 Editor 0

Coming up at the next development committee meeting (26th October 2021) is a planning application for a containerised battery storage facility. 21/00522/FULLAND NORTH OF NATIONAL GRID, LONDON ROAD, RAWRETHCONTAINERISED BATTERY STORAGE FACILITY AND ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE INCLUDING ACCESSTRACK AND BOUNDARY TREATMENT, ALTER EXISTING VEHICULAR ACCESS ONTO A129 Chris Stanley has called […]

Sir David Amess

Friday, October 15, 2021 Editor 1

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 […]

Council Meeting To Discuss Options For Mill Hall Site

Monday, October 11, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

A Not So Warm Welcome Back from Greater Anglia!

Thursday, September 30, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

Chaos Over Bin Collections

Monday, September 27, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

Teignmouth Drive Traffic

Sunday, September 26, 2021 Editor 3

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 […]

What Next For The Mill Hall?

Thursday, September 23, 2021 Editor 0

Cllr Chris Stanley gives our reaction to the latest press release from Rochford District Council on the future of the Mill Hall.