A report by Friends of Earth rated Rochford Council (52%) in the bottom 5 of 55 Councils for “Performance on climate change by local authority in the East of England (inc Northamptonshire)“ The Conservative led Council makes much of its recycling record and uses this particularly at election time. Whilst […]
Police have put in a place a dispersal order for Rochford. In an area that the Council is trying to regenerate through it’s expensive and quite frankly obscene move of the the Council offices and chamber (£3.4m remember) – it isn’t exactly helping project a good image for inward investment. […]
If you read any of the Councils social media feeds, you’ll see much prominence is being given to the work of finding HMS Beagle. Back in 2004, the late Chris Black posted this article, suggesting that this could be great for tourism in our district.
Could this be the future of our own renewable energy right in our own back gardens?
Do you live on a New Development? Is the grass cut and the open space maintained? Do you have to pay a maintenance charge?What’s your experience? Good or bad, let us know your experience, as this is coming to the review committee for discussion by your Councillors on 5th November […]
Don’t forget the annual fireworks at King George V is a really way to enjoy fireworks in a safe and organised way. You’ll also be supporting loads of local charities at the same time. A win win if you are a fireworks fan. Full details can be found here on […]
We’ve been experiencing a bit of a speed issue recently with our website but our tech guys have fixed the problem now so the site should be back to warp speed. Sorry for the sluggishness
The now Deputy Leader of Rochford District Council, Mrs Cheryl Roe, has issued an apology to our Lib Dem candidate and well respected member of the community, Ian Oakley, over unfounded comments that she made. The comments were made “During her speech following re-election, Cllr Mrs Roe commented on personal […]
Some might have thought panto season had started early when they were subjected to last night’s full Council meeting with the portfolio holders all given the principal roles. In a badly, embarrassingly staged and cringy item, the portfolio holders relied on other junior members of their group to read out […]
Rochford District Council development committee was once again abandoned last night due to another epic ICT failure! Conservative chaos continues to reign over the councils ICT with the poor decision making which has moved beyond the embarrassment stage. As officers scrabbled to try to recover the ICT systems it was […]
A bit like politics, house building is a dirty business! Especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse. We’ve recently been inundated with complaints reporting debris and mud on the road and have taken this up swiftly with Rochford District Councils enforcement team who have been to the […]
As one action group follows another and places Rochford District Council under attack once more we hear that fledgeling action group ‘The Rochford Supporters’ have launched a petition on the Councils website – ooooeeerrr…. This could be a sticky one for the Council to get out of as residents seem […]