Petition to Save The Mill Hall Reaches 1275 Signatures

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Editor 4

Residents from across the district have come together to support our ‘Save the Mill Hall’ petition after they have discovered they are about to be short changed by Rochford District Council with their community hall replacement. Plans have pressed ahead by the Conservative administration under the cover of Covid-19 to […]

Backing Business

Monday, April 12, 2021 Editor 0

We are pleased to see the High Street is back in(g) business mostly. The lockdown restrictions mean that many non essential businesses will be reopened today and the Lib Dem’s have been speaking with various business owners and can report that many are off to a good start. We hope […]

An Application For 26 Flats On London Road

Saturday, March 27, 2021 Editor 5

We reported back in January on the application that was likely to come forward by a developer for 26 flats on the site of the Jems Co Car Sales site on London Road opposite the BP Garage. The formal application is now in! Demolition of existing buildings and structures and […]

Rochford Supporters Campaign Dealt the Final Blow By ECC

Friday, March 19, 2021 Editor 2

The Rochford Supporters Pressure Group has been dealt the final blow for its campaign against SER8 (600 houses plus) as it’s received this correspondence from Essex County Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Kevin Bentley. Dear Mrs Austin and Mrs EnglishThank you for your email and letter concerning the proposed development of […]

No Costs for The Refurbishment of The Mill Hall Revelation

Thursday, March 18, 2021 Editor 3

In an astonishing revelation by the leader of the Rochford District Council, he announced that the he did not know the costs to refurbish The Mill Hall Arts & Events centre during the pre-application webinar held last night. Residents from across the community sent many questions into the Council prior […]

The Passing of Peter Plumber

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Editor 0

Many Rawreth residents recently turned out to show their respects on the passing of Peter Plumber, a well respect member of the Rawreth village community. Peter was the Chairman of the Rawreth Flood Action Group and had fought for many years for a flood alleviation scheme for the village. Sadly, […]

Footpath Closure Under Investigation

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Editor 0

Update: we understand that the footpath has now been reopened. Councillor James Newport has reported what appears to be an unauthorised footpath closure to Essex Highways today. The footpath runs from Rawreth Industrial Estate through to Stirling Close/Victoria Avenue. Essex Highways say they will investigate

Councillors Given Legal Advice On SER8 Application

Saturday, February 27, 2021 Editor 0

The application for the 600+ homes in Ashingdon (SER8) will be coming back to the development committee sometime in the future after it was deferred at the last meeting. Councillors have now received some legal guidance on the matters (which is secret) and will have to consider that at the […]