Buy Local

Monday, November 23, 2020 Editor 4

There has never been a greater time to ‘think before you click’ – our local businesses and in desperate need of your support. Before you ‘click happy’ this Black Friday, please remember our local businesses who are there all year round and many of which are the glue of our […]

Scrooge Has Arrived Early At RDC

Saturday, November 21, 2020 Editor 1

The Conservatives at Rochford District Council have announced its ‘same old same old’ approach to car parking charging during December. Car parking charges will be suspended during the morning for 3 whole Saturdays on the lead up to what should be the busiest time for local retails and other businesses […]

Supporting Your Small Businesses

Friday, November 20, 2020 Editor 3

It won’t have gone unnoticed by many that there are several retailers closing down or now closed in the our Town. Despite the financial support from the Government, this has not been nearly enough to fight off the decline of our High Street. The Focus team knows of many businesses […]

FREEdom Will Cost At Cherry Orchard Park

Thursday, November 12, 2020 Editor 1

There used to be a time when enjoying a stroll in the fresh air was free. However, the Council is considering, to set their sights on charging visitors of Cherry Orchard Park adding to their car parking ‘cash cow’ scheme. Residents, who already pay to maintain this site through their […]