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Greek Lamb With Macaroni – Followed By Peanut Butter Cheesecake?

Saturday, October 9, 2010 admin 2

There’s a couple of new mouth-watering recipes on Rayleigh’s own Grubblog…. How about this for a two-course meal: Rigas’s Lamb: “This Greek-inspired family recipe is a delight, and I particularly enjoy the use of macaroni as a carb. The tiny pasta tubes bring out the kid in me. The original […]

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Urgent Meeting

Friday, October 8, 2010 admin 0

There is a special meeting of the District Council Executive (the council cabinet) this afternoon at 2:30 pm. It will be closed to the public, but you can download the agenda here. Though the publicly available agenda doesn’t say much: Materials Recovery Facility Contract To consider the exempt report of […]

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Last Night’s Rawreth Parish Council Meeting.

Thursday, October 7, 2010 admin 0

There were wide-ranging discussions at Rawreth Parish Council last night, ranging from septic tanks at the Old London Road Football Pitches, to the origins of the King James Bible. The meeting ended after 10 pm. Two points of interest: The repairs to the collapsed sewer in Rawreth Lane would take […]

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Extraordinary Council On October 14th – A Lot Of Reading To Do

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 admin 24

We’ve just received a copy of the agenda for the extraordinary District Council Meeting on October 14th. You can download it here (80kb). “Extraordinary” simply means it’s an ‘extra’ meeting in addition to the ordinary meetings – in this case to discuss revisions to the Rochford Core Strategy in the […]

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More on The Virgin Signs

Monday, October 4, 2010 admin 10

Declaration of interest (Chris Black) – I am a member of Virgin Leisure, though I only use the Rayleigh Centre as a cafe. We’ve had a couple of queries regarding the signs application from Virgin Leisure, so here’s some more info. They are applying for 6 signn located as on […]

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Planes in Barling, Signs in Rawreth Lane

Sunday, October 3, 2010 admin 4

Here are two new planning applications that have been submitted. One is in Barling: 10/00333/LDC Parish: Barling Magna Parish Council Ward: Barling & Sutton Proposal: Existing Use of Aircraft Taking Off, Landing On, Manoeuvre On, For The Purpose Of The Transport Of Passengers and/or Flying Instruction, Aircraft To Be Fuelled […]

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You Make Loving Fun

Saturday, October 2, 2010 admin 1

This went onto Youtube a few days ago… Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie and Procul Harum’s Matthew Fisher in a performance of “You Make Loving Fun” in Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh!

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Differing Opinions In Hockley

Friday, October 1, 2010 admin 9

There’s a planning application in for a new takeaway in Spa Road Hockley, in a new unit. You can download the full report here (100k) – it’s the second item. Officers are recommending approval – they don’t see any strong policies reasons for refusal, bearing in mind it is a […]