What Do You Think of Regal?

Sunday, May 31, 2015 admin 3

Do you – or someone else in your family – ever use Regal buses? If so, we’d like to hear your views on their quality of service. Do they provide a good service – or are they unreliable?

Played Four, Won Three

Saturday, May 30, 2015 admin 0

Rayleigh First XI Cricket Team are off to a good start: Find? out more about Rayleigh Cricket Club? here .

Big Day In Hockley Woods Tomorrow!

Friday, May 29, 2015 admin 0

From the District Council website: Wild Woods Day Wild Woods Day Sponsored by Fusion Lifestyle Saturday 30 May 2015 11am ? 4pm Hockley Woods Plans are in full swing for our 12th annual Wild Woods Day on Saturday 30 May at Hockley Woods. This year?s event is set to be […]

The Picnic District 5 – Wallasea Island

Friday, May 29, 2015 admin 2

Our district has three scientific claims to fame . First of all, the remains of the most important ship in the history of science- Charles Darwin’s Beagle – lie in the river mud near Paglesham. Secondly, due to the connection with the physicist Lord Rayleigh, the town of Rayleigh lends […]

A Chance To Visit Foulness – But Be Quick !

Thursday, May 28, 2015 admin 0

From the District Council website – a chance to visit one of the most unusual places in Essex: Rochford District Council, in partnership with the Foulness Conservation and Archaeological Society (FCAS), are offering you the chance to go on a very special tour of Foulness Island. This is your chance […]


Wednesday, May 27, 2015 admin 3

Councillor Michael Hoy writes here about Watery Lane – and he doesn’t mince his words: Of all the issues that are raised for me to deal with the one which gives rise to most issues is Watery Lane, yet this road falls completely outside of my Division as it comes […]

New Hullbridge Application Just In…

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 admin 0

This application is just in: Application :15/00273/FUL Parish Hullbridge Parish Council Ward: Hullbridge Responsibility: Committee /Weekly List   Proposal: Use of Land As A Static Caravan Park On A Year Round Basis Location: Shangrila Caravan Site East Kingsmans Farm Road

Refuse, Pass Or Defer?

Monday, May 25, 2015 admin 3

Apart from the Rawreth sports pitches, there were two other planning applications last Thursday? evening. One was for a solar farm at Southend Airport, to help power the airport – this was passed. The other item was more contentious – an application to demolish some commercial buildings at 90 Main […]

A Chance To See The View!

Saturday, May 23, 2015 admin 1

If? you were compiling a list of “30 things to do in Rayleigh before you are 30” , surely climbing to the top of Holy Trinity Church would be one of them. You get a chance to do that on Monday. Find out more at the Friends of Holy Trinity […]

The Appeal Process Begins

Friday, May 22, 2015 admin 12

Countryside have now gone to appeal on the planning application “North of London Road”. If you wish to make further representations you must do so by June 24th to the Planning Inspectorate, quoting ref. APP/B1550/W/15/3009453. We understand the appeal hearing will be held at the end of the year. We […]