2 Lib Dems, 2 Greens, 3 UKIP and 5 Tories vote AGAINST the application. 14 Tories and 1 independent (Keith Gordon) vote FOR the application.
On the latest list, so plenty of time before this gets to committee: 15/00593/FUL Parish Rayleigh Town Council Ward Sweyne Park Proposal: Demolition Of Existing Care Home And All Other Buildings, Erection Of 91 Dwellings Comprising 34no. Three Bed Houses, 24no. Four Bed Houses, 8no. Five Bed Houses, 7no. One […]
From the District Council website: Rochford District Council is delighted to have been awarded grant funding to develop a Coastal Community Team. Following a joint application from both Rochford and Maldon District Councils, the Department of Communities and Local Government, has awarded the joint partnership ?10,000. The River Crouch Coastal […]
From the BBC website: Teachers and parents are being asked to act as traffic wardens with powers to issue parking tickets outside Essex schools. A Thurrock Council pilot scheme, first reported by Your Thurrock, will begin on Monday at a Tilbury primary school. The council said it does not have […]
The Daily Telegraph had a feature this week on “England’s least visited attractions”. The Dutch Cottage in Rayleigh came 14th with just 245 visitors a year. It doesn’t seem many, but bear in mind that the cottage is someone’s home and is only open by appointment on Wednesday afternoons. It […]
A informed resident highlighted for us this article on the OURNHS website – here’s an extract: So where did it all go wrong? Not just for Addenbrookes ? damned by the CQC for understaffing ? but for the three quarters of Trusts this week exposed as facing similar problems? The […]
From Rayleigh’s own food blog this week: When I told Mrs. Spud to expect a delivery of suckling pig, she wasn?t best pleased. ?What, with the head and everything?? But she needn?t be worried, as what turned up was a boned and rolled suckling pig joint. Perfect for the squeamish! […]
Chris Bailey was one of several local Lib Dems who went to the 2015 Party Conference in Bournemouth held from 19th to 21st September. This is his report: Lib Dem members own their Party and the Conference is where members discuss and make policies. This exercise in simple democracy stands […]
A dose of the runs and a big report to study….
The officers report for the meeting on September 30th can be downloaded here. (1001kb) It is 122 pages long, so Ron Oatham and Chris Black have a lot of reading to do…. Officers are recommending approval, with 40 conditions.. This is the second application – the first was refused in […]
From the Guardian today: China is expected to be allowed to build a nuclear power station in Essex as George Osborne embraced the world?s most populous country as an ideal partner for British business. The chancellor, on a trade mission to the country, argued that Britain should ?run towards China? […]
[youtube_sc url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l5Fieu2MOc”] Have you been to the highly-rated Essex Police Museum at Chelmsford? It is based at police headquarters in Sandford Road, Springfield, Chelmsford CM2 6DN and is open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Admission is free and there is no need to book. This year it was? runner-up in […]