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Letter In The Echo

Friday, June 29, 2007 admin 17

One of our regular readers has just had a letter published in the Echo: The letter from Mavis Webster states Rochford district must provide for 4,600 dwellings and the council have recommended that Rayleigh take 1,800 (Letters, June 21). Now the truth. The figure is now 3,700. Already 900 houses […]

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Last Evening’s Cabinet

Thursday, June 28, 2007 admin 4

The second meeting of the Executive Board (the District Council’s ‘Cabinet’) met last night. All the 9 Conservative cabinet members were there , with 3 people watching from the public gallery – Lib Dems Councillors Chris Black and Jackie Dillnutt, and a member of the public connected with a local […]

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Email Problem

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 admin 0

Chris Black can’t be contacted by email at the moment. His email stopped working Friday night because of an exchange fault and still hasn’t been fixed yet…

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Sutton With Shopland Festival

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 admin 2

The Sutton With Shopland Festival is on 6th-7th July at Sutton hall, Shopland Rd, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1LQ Details are on their website here. The District Council website describes it as follows: The Sutton and Shopland Festival is an annual event with a mixture of music, dance and media expressionists. […]

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Hi!

Monday, June 25, 2007 admin 0

We’ve noticed that we are getting quite a few American visitors to onlinefocus. So Greetings to Dearborn, Michigan!

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“Rochford ‘Safe And Crime-Free’ “

Sunday, June 24, 2007 admin 0

An interesting debate has started on the Echo website over a reported drop in crime in Rochford District. The Echo has reported: ROCHFORD district is safe and crime-free, one of the area’s senior policemen says. Newly-released figures suggest the number of offences reported across the district fell sharply last year, […]

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Two Applications Passed In the Green Belt

Sunday, June 24, 2007 admin 0

Last Thursday night councillors had to decide on two applications in the Green Belt. One was for 4 bungalows at Trenders Avenue , Rawreth. Another was for an admin and training centre for the charity Disability Essex. In each case the applicants argued that their schemes should be approved because […]