“Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.”

Friday, October 18, 2019 Editor 0

Rochford District Council development committee was once again abandoned last night due to another epic ICT failure! Conservative chaos continues to reign over the councils ICT with the poor decision making which has moved beyond the embarrassment stage. As officers scrabbled to try to recover the ICT systems it was […]

It’s A Dirty Business… But We Want You To Help Us Keep It Clean

Thursday, October 17, 2019 Editor 0

A bit like politics, house building is a dirty business! Especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse. We’ve recently been inundated with complaints reporting debris and mud on the road and have taken this up swiftly with Rochford District Councils enforcement team who have been to the […]

No Confidence in Rochford District Council?

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Editor 1

As one action group follows another and places Rochford District Council under attack once more we hear that fledgeling action group ‘The Rochford Supporters’ have launched a petition on the Councils website – ooooeeerrr…. This could be a sticky one for the Council to get out of as residents seem […]

Pre-Application Meeting to discuss Bloor Homes

Monday, September 16, 2019 Editor 2

All Rochford District Councillors have today received, what would appear to an unprecedented invitation to discuss what is described as “an opportunity to further discuss the Bloor Homes, Ashingdon Road pre-application, prior to any forthcoming submission of a formal planning application, and provide feedback to the developer.” We describe this […]

No-deal Brexit Traffic Chaos Feared by Rochford District Council

Sunday, September 15, 2019 Editor 1

Conservative-run, Rochford District Council has added insult to injury for those residents that have endured months of traffic chaos in the District with a comment made in the Daily Mirror about how they believe a no-deal Brexit is likely to cause ‘traffic chaos’ in the local area. How much more […]

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The Wheels Continue To Fall Off The Tory Party

Thursday, September 5, 2019 Editor 0

We’ve all seen how the rats are jumping off the sinking ship that is the Tory party, this time though it’s local Councillor, Jack Lawmon that has decided to leave behind the Rochford Tories and has declared his independence. It’s a welcome announcement that Jack has made this decision after […]

SMOKE AND MIRRORS IN GOVERNMENT SPENDING ROUND SAY LGA LIB DEMS

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Editor 0

Responding to the Government Spending Round announced today, Cllr Howard Sykes MBE, Leader, LGA Liberal Democrat Group, said: “We see yet more smoke and mirrors with today’s government spending review announcement. Only half of the £3.7bn is new cash and £1.85bn will be coming from pockets of hard pressed council […]

Update on Travellers in Priory Chase

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Editor 0

Rochford District Council have issued this press release September 3, 2019 Unauthorised Travellers leave site in the district. Rochford District Council can confirm that Travellers who had taken up illegal encampment at Priory Chase, Rayleigh have now vacated the site. Whilst it is not clear where they have moved to, […]

By-Elections in Rayleigh

Sunday, September 1, 2019 Editor 0

There will be a by-election on 26th September 2019. One is for District ward of Sweyne Park & Grange due to Cllr Toby Mountain from Rochford District Residents standing down. The other is for parish ward of Trinity due to the death of Les Jeffery. We’re contesting both seats with […]