Hello Hockley

Saturday, April 28, 2018 Editor 0

Our Focus team has been busy in Hockley today where the fantastic Nicola O’Riordan-Finley is standing alongside the Rochford District Residents for one of two seats on the District Council. Both Craig and Adrian have been delivering our popular ‘Focus’ leaflets to residents in Hockley. Nicola says…. “We must take control of […]

Air Pollution

Friday, April 27, 2018 Editor 0

As regular readers of onlineFOCUS will know – the Lib Dems are passionate about protecting our residents health and air pollution is a huge contributor to poor health in our country. ITV has published a series of videos and in this video they discuss whether you are exposed to more […]

Another Night of Secrets and Spin

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Editor 0

Full council tonight was a fairly fast affair with a few items to note. One again though the main item to discuss was deemed to be exempt by the Conservative administration which means we can not publish the content. Suffice to say it was regarding Sanctuary Housing and with 3 […]

Bullwood Hall Prison Redevelopment

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Editor 0

Application Number –17/00964/FUL Redevelopment of former prison complex to provide 72 dwellings comprising 14 no five bedroomed, 13 no four bedroomed,18 no three bedroomed, 9 no two bedroomed houses, and 9 no two bedroomed and 9 no one bedroomed apartments Last Thursday saw this application come before the development committee. […]

Cllr Stanley Dives in Deep on Flooding Issues

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Editor 2

Residents are all too familiar with the risk of flooding in the Rochford District. Luckily for them, our very own Cllr Chris Stanley has taken up the issue of flooding with government ministers on their behalf. Cllr Stanley has had a meeting with a government minister today to discuss the […]

Lib Dem’s & Elections

Saturday, April 14, 2018 Editor 2

Quick post tonight, which will make uncomfortable reading for the Conservatives. Lib Dem’s have been on the gain in by-elections gaining 17 seats mainly from the Conservatives. Good news for us, not so good for them!

Pt1. Local Elections 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018 Editor 2

At this time of year, those in the ‘political cycle’ will be busy preparing their paperwork for the forthcoming local elections. If you want to stand as a candidate you need to get 10 signatures from residents in the ward you want to represent. Not a difficult task, but can […]

Technology & Homelessness

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Editor 0

Today we look to the other side of the pond where they have developed and used a giant 3D printer to build a single storey home for less than $4000. It really is amazing that this tech has moved on so quickly in just a few years and that uses […]

Mid Essex STP Consultation

Saturday, March 24, 2018 Editor 1

NHS services are being ‘reshaped’ by Mid Essex STP and they’ve been running a public consultation on the plans. In a nutshell, they want to do away with the more general model of hospital and create specialist centres. One aspect of this would mean transporting seriously ill patients between hospitals. […]