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Find Out More About The Crown Hill Project

Sunday, October 7, 2012 admin 4

It’s a bit short notice, but if anyone is interested in the Crown Hill Heritage & Arts Project, the organiser , Lisa Hawker, will be at the Hadleigh Old Fire Station, in a new office/studio space during ‘open weekend’ today from around 1-5pm. You can have a chat and look […]

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Policing Changes

Sunday, October 7, 2012 admin 2

What’s happening with local policing? There’s a lot of stuff on the Essex Police website at the moment. The number of officers has been cut: ?By December 2011, Essex Police had reduced the number of police officer posts by 187 and the number of police staff posts (including PCSOs) by […]

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Salt In Rayleigh

Saturday, October 6, 2012 admin 0

Thinking about snow this winter…. Rayleigh Town Council have asked for more salt bags for local residents to use on the highways and pavements at key locations (not for private use!). If you want to volunteer, please contact the Town Council – or 012 68 741 880. But it […]

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No Time To Write….

Friday, October 5, 2012 admin 0

No time to write much tonight – councillors on the Local Development Framework Sub-Committee have about 800 pages to read in the next week or so! This is all the detailed assessments of the various possible housing and commercial sites across the district.

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A Bright New Shop For Rayleigh High Street

Thursday, October 4, 2012 admin 6

Something cheery to write about this evening : A new sweet shop opens in Rayleigh High Street this Saturday! The Mr Simms shops are a franchise operation that seems to have a succesful feel-good formula. According to their main website: Mr Simm’s Olde Sweet Shoppe was formed in July 2004. […]

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Hullbridge Post Office Update

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 admin 0

The Post Office at Budgens is going to close but Hullbridge Green Councillor Michael Hoy has some news: With regard to a relocation of the Post Office to alternative premises we were given the OK yesterday to let people know that the Post Office are in talks with One Stop […]

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Pool? Drainage Feature ? Hazard?

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 admin 0

The other major planning application last Thursday was near King Edmund School. This is a 13 acre site, and the scheme was for 100 houses and flats, a new access road, a new car park and new bus park for King Edmund School, and some open space. This scheme had […]

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Grants To Voluntary Organisations

Monday, October 1, 2012 admin 0

Do you help run a local charity? Then you may want to read something on the District Council website about grants: The Council has a small annual budget for grants to voluntary organisations to assist in the delivery of their organisations activities. The grants are normally allocated once a year. […]