Rayleigh Recycling Centre

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Editor 3

Complaints are often made on social media about Rayleigh Recycling Centre in Castle Road which is operated by Essex County Council. We’d urge residents to contact your Essex County Councillors (June Lumley – Rayleigh South / Malcolm Maddocks – Rayleigh North) to stress your concerns about the sites location. Clearly […]

Gypsy/Travellers Site Goes Unopposed By Councillors

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Editor 0

Application Reference:18/01187/FULPlanning Portal Reference Number:PP-07501370Address Of Proposal:Pear Tree 750, New Park Road, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5JXProposal: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 Hard Standing And Cess Pool (retrospective). Another gypsy/travellers site […]

Bin There, Done That

Saturday, April 20, 2019 Editor 1

Unfortunately, despite repeatedly warning the district council about the overflowing bin situation that occurs around the Sweyne Park bridle track and near to Rayleigh Leisure Centre, it appears to still be an issue. We’ve reported it AGAIN to the Council and will be taking up the issue with officers on […]

Rayleigh Town Council Forms Community Safety Panel

Saturday, April 20, 2019 Editor 0

Community safety is increasingly in the spotlight in Rayleigh, with the notable lack of visible police presence, some residents have said our town has become ‘lawless’. With the huge number of police cuts, this austerity measure was surely going to bite at some point. The town council has been contemplating […]

Strange But True!

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Editor 0

Elections should be serious stuff, but on the lighter side of life can reveal some humour. Take a look at these nominations…

Land North of London Road Application Moves Along…

Sunday, April 14, 2019 Editor 1

If you’d like to comment on this application please click here(19/00315/REM) Proposal: Reserved Matters Application for Construction of Spine Road (Central Section), Erection of Additional Pumping Station and Electricity Substation, Construction of Surface Water Attenuation Pond and Associated Strategic Landscaping.Determination Date 21st June 2019Location: Land North Of London Road And […]

Micropub Anyone?

Sunday, April 14, 2019 Editor 7

If you’d like to comment on this application click here(19/00257/FUL) Proposal: Change of use of building from class A1 (retail) to a mixed use of predominately A4 (drinking establishment) and some A1 (retail) toallow for use of building as a micropub with retail sales. Determination Date – 13th May 2019Location: […]

Our Candidate for Downhall and Rawreth

Sunday, April 14, 2019 Editor 0

James NewportJames Newport joined the Lib Dem group in 2015 as he recognised how hard they worked locally for residents all year round and was elected to the District Council in 2016 (2016-2018). Passionate about fighting against over development, air pollution, wasted taxpayers money and lack of transparency within the Council. […]

Great British Spring Clean 2019 - Sweyne Park

Great British Spring Clean

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Editor 1

We’ve been out today with an enthusiastic crowd of people giving Sweyne Park a bit of TLC. Bags and bags of litter has been collected with all manner of items recovered from the hedgerows and ditches. Items such as trainers, gloves, builders chemicals & copious amounts of plastic bottles have […]