It’s Good To Talk (if you can get through)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Editor 0

The Council is still experiencing problems with their phone lines since 13th November. They have posted this on their website. We’re concerned about their apparent lack of urgency in getting the problem sorted which could leave certain residents finding it difficult to speak to someone about their enquiry.

Road Safety Week 18th-24th November 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Editor 0

Every 20 minutes, someone is killed or seriously injured on a British road. Each of these tragedies has a devastating effect on families and local communities. This year’s Road Safety Week theme, ‘step up for safe streets’, is focussing on the safe systems approach – the design led solutions that […]

Ashingdon SER8 Plans Not Expected Until Early Next Year

Friday, November 15, 2019 Editor 3

Officers have informed us that they do not expect to see the revised plans for 600+ homes on SER8 in South East Ashingdon, until early in the new year. Meanwhile, many cowardly Conservative Councillors are reluctant to ‘stand by’ residents and offer any support and continue to appear to be […]

Is Our Recycling Scheme Just Rubbish?

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Editor 0

We recently came across this piece published in ‘The Independent’ on how ‘Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish’ The UK has made strides in the proportion of waste recycled under an EU target of 50 per cent by 2020. This has underpinned hundreds of […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Change Starts With Us

Monday, November 11, 2019 Editor 3

Small change. Big difference. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well in to adulthood. By making small, simple changes, we can break this cycle and create a safe environment for everyone. Because together, we can challenge bullying. Change starts with […]

How Does RDC Spend Its Money?

Sunday, November 10, 2019 Editor 0

The final audited accounts are not available due to ‘resourcing pressures’ – there is a link below in the statement from RDC NOTICE PERTAINING TO THE AUDIT OF THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2018-19. The external audit of the draft statement of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 has not […]

Rawreth Parish Council Meeting Descends Into Chaos

Friday, November 8, 2019 Editor 0

Wednesday nights, Rawreth Parish Council monthly meeting descended into chaos, with threats of resignations by both the Chairman and the clerk, in what appears to be a bad reaction to criticism by residents. Chaos continued within the meeting when a member of the council felt it appropriate to ask a […]