Today we said our final farewells to our leader Cllr Chris Black. A 100 strong turnout for Chris’ funeral was a true reflection of what kind of person Chris was. Kind, Generous, Intelligent, Caring, Popular….. and Cool! A lovely service, attended from all corners of the community it was truly […]
The book of condolence for Chris Black will be available in Rayleigh library this Saturday (4th November) for those members of the public wishing to sign.
Chris Black’s Funeral will be held at Holy Trinity Church on 3rd November at 11am. This will be followed by a burial at 12pm in Hall Road Cemetery with the wake being held at the nearby Cock Inn. Should you wish to send flowers the funeral director is Adam’s, High […]
Two associated applications have been submitted for development in Rawreth Development of a 49.99 MW Battery Storage Facility with associated infrastructure and landscaping Development of a 49.99 MW Gas Fired Electricity Generating Facility with Associated Infrastructure and Landscaping This is the first time we’ve had to consider this type of […]
A story hit the headlines today about Southend Hospitals idea for “plans for patients to recuperate in people’s homes as part of an Airbnb-style trial” to help free up beds. The BBC report on this is here This story has played out during the day and we’re glad to report […]
On Tuesday night at full council, the Mid & South Essex Success Regime attended to give an update on their future plans for Southend, Basildon & Broomfield hospitals. Cllr Newport reports here
It is with regret I must tell Focus readers that our ‘admin’ Chris Black, suddenly passed away last night. Our thoughts are with his wife and son at this difficult time. Chris touched many peoples lives in his 30+ years as a Councillor and remained a popular candidate for the […]