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NEW ASDA APPLICATION

Saturday, December 31, 2005 admin 5

After their application was refused, Asda have gone to appeal. In the meantime they have submitted a new application, and we’ve had the following info so far from the council (in fact, from Shaun Scrutton the Head of Planning Services) “Chris, for information, a revised application has now been submitted. […]

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Don’t be surprised!

Tuesday, December 27, 2005 admin 1

Don’t be surprised. This is Onlinefocus – we’re making a lot of improvements to the site and we are currently rebuilding it.

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Two Cheers for Labour

Thursday, December 15, 2005 admin 0

Our District Council has always been treated badly by central government – at least since the 1980s. Whether we’ve had Mrs Thatcher, John Major or Tony Blair as Prime Minister, we’ve always received less government grant per head of population than other councils in Essex. It’s not really clear why, […]

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“Cameron’s Policies are Tosh” says Tory Councillor

Thursday, December 15, 2005 admin 0

The local Conservatives seem really disappointed that David Cameron has become the new Tory leader. We’ve only found one councillor who actually voted for him (we’ll keep his name a secret to avoid him being de-selected)., all the rest wanted somebody more right-wing. When Chris mentioned in a council meeting […]

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“Breach of Planning Control” at the Asda Site

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 admin 0

As we have reported already , Asda were refused planning permission for their “neighbourhood centre”. A few days after the meeting a resident alleged to us that the applicants had started work on the Wednesday – the day before the planning meeting- apparently being so sure that permission was in […]