Book of Condolence

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Editor 0

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.

Funeral Arrangements

Monday, October 30, 2017 Editor 0

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 […]

Application for Power Station

Friday, October 27, 2017 Editor 6

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 […]

Please Put This Idea to Bed

Thursday, October 26, 2017 Editor 0

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 […]

NHS Success Regime Update

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Editor 2

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

Chris Black 1958 – 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Editor 11

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 […]