One of the items discussed at last week’s local highways panel was the junction of Watery Lane ,? Hullbridge Road and Lower Road. There have been five ‘personal injury collisions’? in the past five years – one of them being serious. Three of them involved turning right into Watery […]
For anyone who wonders if anyone reads onlineFOCUS , here’s our daily figures for June – you can click on the image to enlarge it: This month we had between 114 and 255 visitors each day. The software we use defines a ‘visitor’ as someone who hasn’t look at the […]
Well done to the Friends Of Sweyne Park for arranging the litter pick today. More than a dozen people helped. A lovely sunny summer morning, with birdsong, butterflies, plus lots of friendly dogs and joggers…
The District Council has a new initiative. For three months, when people put their litter in a bin in Rayleigh? High Street? they will be helping raise money for local charities….? The new campaign is a partnership between Rochford District Council and Keep Britain Tidy and is being supported […]
From the District Council website ? Help us rediscover lost walks and hidden heritage in rural and coastal Rochford District. Join us on foot or online and help reveal the stories of Rochford?s changing landscape through a series of public walks. Walk 1: Barling – Wakering Wednesday 9 July […]
A photo from Christine Paine taken yesterday evening: Thank you Christine. It rounds off the day nicely….
It was agreed today at the Local Highways Panel that the bus stop in Hullbridge Road will stay where it is. A sensible decision at last on this.
For a few years now, the County Council has had teams of ‘rangers’ to do work such as cutting back vegetation on highways. Not simple grass cutting, but dealing with the sort of foliage that covers up road signs. The County and the District Council are now launching a new […]
Mike Davies from “Rayleigh Through The Looking Glass” is on a working party trying to open a Town Museum. He has emailed lots of people today , including ourselves: We are actively pursuing our aspirations to open a Rayleigh Town Museum ?..Indeed we have just identified a potential site in […]
Makro have put in a planning to allow expended hours for deliveries, allowing the parking of delivery vehicles, and operating approved plant machinery outside the building. The current permitted hours are : 0730 – 2100 hrs Monday to Friday 0730 – 1900 hrs on Saturday 0900 – 1730 hrs on […]
“Friends of Sweyne Park Open Space are organising a litter pick in Sweyne Park Open Space between 10.00am and 1.00pm on Sunday 29th June. We will be based in the car park off Downhall Park Way during this time. Litter pickers (the grabby things) and bin bags will be provided […]
Meet some of the luckiest people alive…. and remember to check both ways before crossing the street….