Recycling guide 2018

How To Safely Choose A Waste Carrier

Saturday, December 22, 2018 Editor 0

Rochford District Council has published a guide to refuse and waste services for 2018. If you’ve not received one, you could get a copy from the civic suite in Rayleigh. One item of interest is that of fly tipping. With some handy tips on how to make sure you are […]

Police Engagement Dates 2019

Friday, December 21, 2018 Editor 0

Wanna say “‘ello ‘ello” to the boys in blue? Here’s your chance to go along to one of the public engagement dates in Rochford, Castlepoint, Basildon & Southend.

Eeny Meeny Miny Mo Which Public Service Is Next To Go?

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Editor 0

Just as we finish writing our last blog post about Tory austerity, it would appear Essex County Council has the bus services in its sights. Essex County Council are running a consultation which is set out in 3 parts and principally they are seeking a view on 3 areas.  1. […]

Austerity Is Over He Said…

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Editor 1

Not where your local library is concerned so it seems. Chancellor Phillip Hammond declared in his budget that “era of austerity is finally coming to an end” but Councils continue to be squeezed. The promises of Austerity coming to an end don’t appear to be realised here in our District and […]

16 Dwellings Approved for Fairways Garden Centre

Friday, December 14, 2018 Editor 1

This post was last updated [last-modified] In a vote of 7-5, the application for 16 dwellings, that has been back and forth to Development Committee was approved. More on this later The officer’s report throws up some interesting elements There are a number of mobile homes/caravans on the site put […]

ICT Problems At RDC AGAIN!!!

Thursday, December 13, 2018 Editor 0

We’ve had to temporarily abandon our latest post as we are unable to access the information from RDC’s website. It’s broken again! £600k+ and counting and it still doesn’t work – what are they doing?