Rochford Residents are up in arms over plans to build another 600 homes in Rochford. Residents have decreed that they don’t want Bloor more homes built in Rochford and have launched a petition against the building on the greenbelt. The plans are for an area of land between Oxford Road […]
Cllr’s Chris Stanley and James Newport had an early start today to get this flower stall into place for Anglia in Bloom. Chris (head of construction) and James made this stand for the competition on behalf of Rayleigh Town Council. Let’s hope we win gold!
In a move that will surely anger struggling Rayleigh High St business owners and shoppers alike, our eagle-eyed focus team have spotted this new parking machine (in Websters Way carpark). These machines are designed to put an end to the sharing of pay and display tickets*. The RAC recently reported […]
The public outrage that followed the obscene amount of public money to replace the public toilets on Crown Hill, would appear nothing than a minor inconvenience to the Conservative Councillors at Rochford District Council and Rayleigh Town Council. Rochford District Council are spending MORE money on repairing the building now […]
James Newport asks what’s happening in the Rochford District?
The Conservatives failure to act on air pollution is coming back to bite us all and now it proposing what could be considered as a number of vain attempts to cut air pollution on the Basildon stretch of the A127. The proposal of a congestion charge and speed reduction will […]
We recently reported on the application for 35 flats in Rayleigh Town Centre. James, talks to local award winning estate agent, Nick Cheshire of Nest in Essex about the application and the pros and cons of the application.
Cllr Michael Hoy (Greens) has been asking some probing questions of the Council officers over where our rubbish ends up. He’s published the shocking revelations on his blog here. Cllr Michael Hoy has asked the council about what happens to all the careful recycling that residents carry out by separating […]
Cllr James Newport, reports back from Essex Highways on progress with proposed traffic calming measures here
81 years young Grandmother Diana Hawkins has called a meeting of local people discuss global warming. There will be brain storming on how ordinary people can do their bit to counteract this massive problem. Diana told onlineFOCUS “It is easy to say ‘shouldn’t the Council do more?’, or ‘shouldn’t the […]
An application has been received to redevelop the old Dairy Crest site which sits behind Superdrug on the High St. We don’t know too much about this application at the moment but it would appear initially that there is woefully inadequate parking with just 19 spaces for 35 flats and […]
Resident turnout was high and the Town Council came under fire due to lack of CVTV. Cllr James Newport reports here