Managing Director, Shaun Scrutton of Rochford District Council looked totally perplexed when asked a question by opposition Councillor, John Mason during today’s meeting of the planning policy subcommittee When asked “Why the Council hasn’t taken any positive action….” whilst referring to the site know as GT1 (Michelins Farm)* the Managing […]
We’ve previously posted on where Travellers sites could be allocated in the Rochford District. Here’s a list for quick reference This should be noted is ONE of the options – other options for travellers sites are set out in Fig 2.1 & Fig 2.2 The consultation will be on the […]
Social media has been ablaze with comments mainly against the news of a potential travellers site on the Eastwood Road. This has come about after some residents have received an anonymous ‘tip off’ in the form of this letter. The letter appears to be from an individual, rather than a […]
Here at onlineFOCUS, we’ve been watching the Council blunder through the allocation of Traveller sites in the Rochford District. Now they have released their latest reports to be discussed at the Planning Policy Sub-Committee on 31 January 2019 at 09:30 Item 7 Report: South Essex Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment […]
Change Use Of Land For Siting Of Caravans For Residential Occupation As a Private Gypsy/Traveller Site Comprising One Static Mobile Home And Three Touring Caravans With HardStanding And Cess Pool (retrospective) Planning Application Illegal travellers sites continue to be applied for as ‘legal’ either through the local Council planning process […]
Your chance to discuss any of your policing concerns. Date – 21st January 11am – 12pm Location – The Roebuck, 138 High St, SS6 7BU Rayleigh
Town Councillor, James Newport shares his short report on what progress there is with the provision of Private Security in Rayleigh High St.
Report from Steve Tellis, Chair, Rayleigh & Wickford Liberal Democrats Hundreds of Hockley people turned out on Saturday (12th January 2019) to support their local Library. Young and old were taking part in the ‘Big Borrow’ event when local people exercised their right to use their Library and borrow books – clearing […]
Our onlineFOCUS website uses some pretty sophisticated firewall technology however we’ve recently been alerted to China knocking on our door.. we wonder what they want with us?
….but Rochford District Councils website is broken again. You could start to think that the Council don’t actually want you know what’s going on – with it’s broken website, items placed into exempt and lack of response to emails. The situation appears to become more hopeless by the day but […]
January 12th Hockley Library Just in case you’ve had your head stuck in a book and missed it… the Hockley Library raid is happening this Saturday 12th January in protest against the libraries proposed closure. If you are an Essex library card holder anyone can go and take out the […]
We’re always trying to think of ways to help our community. Today we’ve decided to launch our online booking system. This enables you to quickly and easily arrange for a Councillor to call to see you in the comfort of your own home or ring you at convenient time Go […]