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Sports Pitches Planning Applications Resubmitted.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 admin 1

The two planning applications from Academy soccer have been resubmitted: Application :14/00331/ADV Parish: Rawreth Parish Council Ward: Downhall And Rawreth Proposal: One Non -Illuminated Goal Post Type Sign to Site Entrance Location: Land North Of A129 East Of A130 Old London Road Rawreth Applicant: Academy Soccer 2 Kingswood Crescent Rayleigh […]

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Rayleigh View

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 admin 1

Councillor Toby Mountain has just launched his own newsblog – RayleighView. Looks classy and professional. You can find it here.

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A Surprise Manoeuvre From The Green Corner !

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 admin 3

A surprising development today – the Greens (Diane and Michael Hoy) and the Rochford Residents (Christine and John Mason) have announced they are joining forces to become the largest opposition group in the council chamber. This means that one of them will chair the important review committee, and the number […]

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The 7 Parties.

Monday, May 26, 2014 admin 4

The District Council website now has this chart showing the seats each party has: So there are now 6 groups plus a lone Labour councillor. (Legally, you can’t be in a group of one). It’s going to be an interesting back row in the council chamber with 6 opposition parties […]

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Countryside’s Response On Traffic

Sunday, May 25, 2014 admin 1

As one or two of our readers have already mentioned, Countryside have published the results of their consultation on their proposed development in Rawreth. 150 residents sent in comments. You can find it here. For future reference, this is Countryside’s response on traffic (we copy over their response on other […]

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Planning Application in Trenders Avenue, Rawreth

Saturday, May 24, 2014 admin 1

There is a new planning application in Trenders Avenue, Rawreth: 14/00131/FUL Address Of Proposal: The Barn, Trenders Avenue, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9RG Proposal: Demolish Existing Commercial Woodworking Workshop and Construct Single Storey Pitched Roofed Building for Use as Commercial Use Class B1 (Business) To see the application, click here.

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A Photo For Election Day !

Thursday, May 22, 2014 admin 0

A beautiful photo taken this week in Rawreth by our onlinefocus reader “Greenbelt” , featuring a pair of Goldfinches. Click on it to enlarge:

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A Year After Rayleigh South

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 admin 1

Last year Keith Gibbs (UKIP) beat John Flack (Conservative) in the County Council election for Rayleigh South. They are both standing for election tomorrow. Even though Keith Gibbs is already a County Councillor for Rayleigh South, and so has to deal with Rayleigh’s highways, education , social services issues etc, […]

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Bruce’s Environment Committee Report

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 admin 3

Rayleigh Town Council’s Environment Committee met last night. Bruce Smart reports as follows: 1. I suggested that the Rangers team should; a. clear the pavement of weeds on Hullbridge Road from Ferndale Road to Lubards Farm b. clear area on Norman Crescent where vegetation has grown c. clear pavement of […]