Please whatever else you do… STAY AT HOME If you need something to while a way the hours take a look back through our blog. You never know what you might find!
Councillors have come together for the community to launch a hardship fund for residents that are economically affected by the coronavirus. Full details of the fund can be found on our fundraising page here https://www.gofundme.com/f/rochford-district-hardship-fund Donations can be made via the link below
Although, as residents know, highways and roadworks is a matter for Essex County Council, we have been working hard to try and get some information about the chaos and problems on the London Road. Due to perseverance by our Councillors, we have been sent the following email from Essex Highways. […]
We’re pleased to announce that our latest FOCUS newsletter will soon by landing on your doormat across Rayleigh. If you haven’t received a copy by the end of the month please get in touch and we’ll make sure you get yours!
After we had reports of the ditch that runs in front of Laburnum Way being full of debris, Cllrs Chris Stanley and James Newport offered their assistance to RDC to clean it out to prevent flooding. The ditch belongs to a management company that appears to be neglectful of their […]
In a rush to promote herself, Conservative Candidate, Eileen Gadsdon has launched her campaign with a massive gaff! It would appear that the candidate is not so good at spelling their own name. It’s probably pretty embarrassing for her children who she describes as having a career in ‘marketing and […]
Here’s the link to the UK Government official action plan. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan/coronavirus-action-plan-a-guide-to-what-you-can-expect-across-the-uk 6th March 2020Our Councillors have been asking both Rochford District Council & Rayleigh Town Council if they are prepared… updates to follow on this one!
There is a massive hole in the Government’s recent announcement of protecting those who have to self-isolate. The self-employed are not protected by statutory sick pay payments. Lib Dem MP Layla Moran has written to the Secretary of State to urge them to offer financial protection to EVERYONE.
Tonight was Review Committee and a look at the ‘connect’ programme. This is all about ‘transformation’, changing the way the council works and how the public access services. We’re not really sure what exactly the Council will be transforming exactly, but we know two things. 1. Transformation of how the […]
This week, our Councillors met with the Assistant Director of planning from Rochford District Council to try and discover what mitigation measures for the impact on the local community and infrastructure can residents expect to see from section 106 payments from developers. A Section 106 is a legal agreement between […]
Drama in the Council chamber this week, saw both local action groups, “Rayleigh Residents Association” and “The Rochford Supporters” beginning to flex their muscles with the presentation of their respective petitions. “The Rochford Supporters” led the evening with their petition of a vote of no confidence in RDC. The underlying […]
Roadworks with take place on London Road from 1st March until 31st March 2020 for works associated with Land adjacent to Grange Villas. (Next to BP garage) The developer has informed us that the traffic lights will be manned from 0700 to 1900, 7 days a week for the duration […]