Swim School Application Recommended For Refusal.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 admin 0

Even though it’s election time, normal council work still goes on. And there’s an interesting planning application on this week’s list: A planning application has just been submitted for a swim school in Rawreth Lane: Application Reference:17/00181/FUL Address Of Proposal:8 Imperial Park , Rawreth Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 9RS Proposal :Change […]

Only Posters In Rayleigh Are Lib Dem

Saturday, April 29, 2017 admin 0

We began putting up posters today in Rayleigh – no other party seems to have bothered. They say “VOTE FOR CHRIS” so work for both Chris Black and Chris Stanley. We don’t have many more posterboards available , but if you live in a busy road and are OK with […]

The Rayleigh Times Has This Article By Chris Black This Week….

Friday, April 28, 2017 admin 0

“If you are a Lib Dem councillor, then sooner or later the Conservatives will probably make you an offer to switch sides. Thankfully I’ve never been tempted, because if I had gone against my principles and turned blue I really would be regretting it now. Because it should be obvious […]

A Long Night

Thursday, April 27, 2017 admin 1

It’s been a long time since a Rochford District Council went on until after 11:30 pm. It’s been 15 years since the Conservatives were outnumbered by the opposition. It’s been a while since a decision was made on the chairman’s casting vote. It was the first time ever a public […]

Gimme Gimme Gimme A Vote Before Midnight

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 admin 4

Just finished a marathon 4-hour district council meeting that just finished at 11:34 pm as weary councillors walked into the night air. We’ll do a write-up tomorrow. As Abba almost said , “Gimme Gimme Gimme A Vote For Midnight” [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEjLoHdbVeE[/embedyt]

Out And About In Rayleigh Today

Sunday, April 23, 2017 admin 0

There was a lot of leafleting going on today…. If you are not sure if you are in Rayleigh North or Rayleigh South, here’s a map to help you (click to enlarge)

Trampolining, Industry, Education and Gospel

Saturday, April 22, 2017 admin 1

There’s a planning application at unit 8 on the Purdeys Way Industrial Estate. It’s for part of the unit to be for religious use – for the Praise Christian Centre International. The church will be open between 10am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Sunday. Part […]


Friday, April 21, 2017 admin 5

There are two County Council seats in Rayleigh, and we are fighting hard to win both of them! Rayleigh North Christopher Ian Black Liberal Democrats John Hayter UK Independence Party Malcolm Maddocks Conservative Party (sitting Councillor) Roger Anthony Neville Labour Party   Can Chris Black win this after coming second […]