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The Care And Support Alliance…….

Sunday, November 30, 2014 admin 1

The Care And Support Alliance describes itself as follows: The Care & Support Alliance was set up in July 2009. The Care & Support Alliance represents over 75 of Britain?s leading charities campaigning alongside the millions of older people, disabled people and their carers who deserve decent care. Case for […]

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Next Flood Forum Meeting – 10 am Monday December 15th

Saturday, November 29, 2014 admin 4

From the District Council Website: The [next] meeting of the Forum for Surface Water Flooding Issues will be held at 10am on Monday, December 15, at the Civic Suite, Rayleigh, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Although Rochford District Council is not directly responsible for flood-related issues, […]

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Watery Lane Update

Friday, November 28, 2014 admin 6

Ron Oatham went to a meeting last Monday regarding Watery lane. The consultant presented a report which basically put forward nine possible options, none of which significantly reduced the the flood risk enough to attract Flood Defence Grant Aid. The option to raise the road by 1.2 Metres was clearly […]

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Rochford District Matters Is Coming Out This Week….

Thursday, November 27, 2014 admin 29

Rochford District Matters (the council newspaper) is being delivered this week. The council’s senior communications officer would like to know of any residents who don’t receive a copy. So if you don’t receive one by the end of tomorrow (Friday 28th) , please feel free to leave a comment below, […]

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Free Parking For Three Saturdays

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 admin 0

As usual, the District Council is offering free parking in its car parks on December 6, 13 and 20. Let’s hope people make use of it, and that our town centre traders do well…

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Still Work To Do On Flooding…

Monday, November 24, 2014 admin 8

The brook that goes under Church Road, Rawreth, yesterday. At the time of the picture – just after high water – it was swollen but thankfully not flooding the road.

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Sorting Out Sweyne Park

Saturday, November 22, 2014 admin 0

Credit where it’s due – Its good to see that the District Council de-silting the ditches in Sweyne Park, and carrying out other work to reduce the risk of flooding. See more on the council website here.   Hopefully this will prevent incidents like the one pictured above. Plenty more […]

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Keeping Warm

Friday, November 21, 2014 admin 0

Last Saturday the Daily Express warned of Six inches of snow to hit Britain next week as Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting … which didn’t? happen. And the forecast for the next week is also fairly mild – so don’t panic: However the District Council website has had some stuff […]

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Consultation On Open Space – Closes November 28th –

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 admin 0

  Rochford District Council residents have been given the opportunity to comment on the RDC draft Open Spaces Strategy. The Friends of Sweyne Park are encouraging people to respond to the consultation, saying: The committee wants to encourage as many people as possible to respond to this survey… In the […]

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 admin 1

… suffered a cyberattack a couple of days ago, but we’re back now (hopefully)