Proposed Changes to Bus Stops in Rayleigh High Street

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Editor 0

Please comment below and we will feedback to Essex Highways SCHEME 1 It has been bought to our attention that the bus stop outside the library heading into Rayleigh Town Centre causes congestion. In order how best to consider the ability to retain a stopping facility in the area a […]

RDC Submits Application To Redevelop Rayleigh Civic Suite

Saturday, January 15, 2022 Editor 0

RDC has submitted its application to redevelop Rayleigh Civic Suite which will be determined by its own Development Committee. In the public engagement process, 89% of respondents rejected the plans to redevelop the Civic Suite in Rayleigh. Despite the overwhelming protests from local residents the Conservatives have chosen to ignore […]

Pot Holes Claims Cost £3.2m

Friday, January 14, 2022 Editor 0

It’s almost ‘potluck’ that these days, that you don’t hit a pothole on our poorly maintained roads here in Essex. Today the BBC has published an article which highlights the scale of the problem on UK roads. Drivers claimed more than £3m compensation for pothole damage in Britain last year, […]

Care Home and Housing for Eastwood Road

Monday, January 10, 2022 Editor 0

A planning application for a care home and 65 houses has been submitted to Rochford District Council, to be located on the Eastwood Rd. Access to the site would be via an entrance created by the demolition of 270 Eastwood Rd. The proposed development comprises three distinct elements, as follows: […]

Activists Prepare for Planning Appeal in Rochford

Saturday, January 8, 2022 Editor 0

Activists in Rochford and Ashingdon are preparing themselves to give ‘evidence’ to the planning inspectorate to argue their case against the application to build hundreds of new homes in Ashingdon. Despite the site allocation being agreed by the Conservative administrator back in 2014, it would appear some are hoping to […]

Former Council Chairman and prominent Rayleigh volunteer Mike Handford dies after a lifetime of service

Saturday, January 1, 2022 Editor 0

Mike Handford, former Chairman of Rochford District Council (1994/95) and a prominent part of the Rayleigh voluntary scene passed away recently aged 85. Mike was part of the Lib Dem led administration of the District Council that upgraded Rayleigh town centre after securing funds from Central Government and the County Council. During his time the Council […]