Vintage Organic Granted Alcohol Licence

Monday, July 26, 2021 Editor 0

Rochford District Council’s licencing sub-committee has granted the yet to trade, ‘Vintage Organic’ shop on Grange Parade, London Rd, an alcohol licence. Reacting to residents concerns about anti-social behaviour, the store will have security persons operating on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to other licencing conditions. The full decision […]

New Local Plan Takes Another Step Forward

Sunday, July 25, 2021 Editor 2

The spatial options consultation will come forward for public consultation in the next week or so, we are led to believe. This will be another important step towards the development of the new local plan and residents should really be ready to respond to this as this will look at […]

Free Parking for NHS Workers Withdrawn

Thursday, July 22, 2021 Editor 0

During the height of the pandemic, car parking charges for NHS workers and NHS volunteers, was suspended. With the Conservative government’s roadmap lifting restrictions, the Government has withdrawn the free parking pass that was available, and subsequently, Rochford District Council has withdrawn free parking for the NHS. Some free parking […]

One in every five pounds donated to the Conservative Party between 2010 and 2020 came from companies and individuals with a substantial interest in the housing market

Monday, July 19, 2021 Editor 0

One in every five pounds donated to the Conservative Party between 2010 and 2020 came from companies and individuals with a substantial interest in the housing market, new research from Transparency International UK reveals. House of Cards warns that this unhealthily high reliance on those with certain interests creates a risk […]

Rayleigh Civic Suite To Reopen and Rochford Offices

Monday, July 19, 2021 Editor 0

Reception opening Times at South Street Rochford and Civic Suite Rayleigh Rochford District Council is to open its reception at South Street on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 10am-1pm and on Wednesday and Thursday from 1pm- 4pm. f you wish to speak to an officer face to face, a prior […]

Letting The Grass Grow

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Editor 5

Many would say that the Conservatives have been letting the grass grow under their feet for some years, they have now set to take a formal decision to ‘let the grass grow’ in many of the open spaces across the District. For residents in Rayleigh, the areas affected where there […]

Rayleigh Residents Oppose RDC Redevelopment Plans

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Editor 0

83% of residents have outright objected to the principles of the redevelopment of the Mill Hall site and 86% of residents surveyed have outright objected to the principles of Rayleigh’s Civic Suite. The Rayleigh Lib Dems will continue to campaign against these current dire plans for the redevelopment of these […]

Application For 662 Dwellings Refused

Thursday, June 24, 2021 Editor 0

The application for 662 dwellings in Ashingdon, has tonight, been refused a meeting of the development committee. 20/00363/OUTLAND EAST OF ASHINGDON ROAD AND NORTH OF ROCHFORD GARDEN WAY, ROCHFORD OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR THE DEMOLITION OF NOS. 148 AND 150 ASHINGDON ROAD, REMOVAL OF HIGHWAYTREE AND FORM ACCESS ONTO ASHINGDON ROAD, […]

A Meeting With The Lead Flood Authority in Rawreth

Thursday, June 10, 2021 Editor 0

After months of hard work by Cllr Chris Stanley, ward Councillors Chris Stanley, Craig Cannell and James Newport met with officers from Essex County Council and Rochford District Council to look at what measures could be implemented to reduce the problems with surface water flooding in Rawreth. Discussions between the […]