Hello To New Members…

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 admin 0

So we have an unexpected general election…. and the Lib Dems recruited 5000 new members in a day! If you are one of those new members, and live in Rayleigh, Rochford, Wickford or Castle Point, feel free to contact us, for example by phoning Chis Black on 01268 778973… we’ve […]

We Don’t Believe It

Monday, April 17, 2017 admin 4

We’ve been reading the UKIP leaflet for Rayleigh South – and we are puzzled , and perhaps a little bit angry. The first item is about development , and their candidate Keith Gibbs says the Core Strategy is ruining Rayleigh and Rochford, and adds that “I have campaigned against such […]

A Picture Puzzle

Sunday, April 16, 2017 admin 2

Every month the Rayleigh Through The Looking Glass website shows pictures of old Rayleigh. This month one of their pictures is  of this building in Rayleigh from the early 1960s or maybe slightly earlier. This building has been knocked down now – but replaced by another building serving the same […]

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New Lower Thames Crossing Announced

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 admin 0

From the BBC website: The £6bn project will link the M25, near North Ockendon, Essex, with the A2 near Shorne, Kent, passing through greenbelt land. The transport secretary said it would create more than 6,000 jobs and boost the economy by more than £8bn. Adam Holloway, Gravesham’s Conservative MP, said […]

Easter Waste Collections

Monday, April 10, 2017 admin 0

The District Council has advised that bin collections within the Rochford District Council area will continue as usual. For those residents who have a bin collection on Good Friday (April 14) or Easter Monday (April 17), please present your bins for collection. Collections will also continue as normal over the […]

A Case Of Darkness Increasing Crime?

Sunday, April 9, 2017 admin 0

The Echo reports here on how a gang has been stealing power tools from parked van across the Basildon area: AN organised crime gang is believed to be targeting vehicles across the borough in search of tools after more than 37 cars and vans were broken into in four days. […]

The Castle Point Candidates

Saturday, April 8, 2017 admin 0

These are the County Council candidates for the Castle Point divisions. Canvey Island East Sam Aubrey UK Independence Party (UKIP) Dave Blackwell Canvey Island Independent Party Paul Edmund Chaplin Liberal Democrats Maggie McArthur-Curtis Labour Party Chas Mumford Conservative Party Canvey Island West Jay Blissett Conservative Party Ian Anthony Donald Gale […]