Electric Vehicle Charging Points for Rayleigh

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Editor 0

Two applications have been submitted for EV charging points in Rayleigh. Location 1 is the Market car park nr the existing Council Offices and location 2 is just outside ‘Feathering your nest’ in the High St. Location 1 seems to be okay however Essex County County have objected the location […]

Cleaning up the Air We Breathe – a Liberal Democrat Action Plan

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Mr Orange 0

A hidden public health emergency Around a decade ago, the Labour Government, worried about global warming, encouraged the switch from petrol to diesel. We now know that this led to a dangerous rise in the emission of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), particulates, and ozone (O3). In the UK, these three together […]

Does Driving Electric Spark Your Interest?

Saturday, September 8, 2018 Editor 5

The Lib Dems would like to hear from residents if they’ve considered buying an electric vehicle only to be deterred by the non existence of electric vehicle charging points in the Rochford District?Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Points in the Rochford DIstrict = ZERO (0)The pro’s and con’s of electric vehicle […]

Cleaning Up The School Run

Monday, August 20, 2018 Editor 0

Residents may have noticed the lack of congestion on our local roads over the last month or so. Without a doubt ‘the school run’ contributes significantly to the level of traffic on our roads which in turn has a devastating effect on the levels of air pollution in the District. […]

The Battle for our Air Quality Continues

Monday, June 11, 2018 Editor 0

We’ve been campaigning for our council to take serious action on air pollution across our district. Particularly, Rayleigh, where we see EU legal limits breached. Cllr John Mason from the Rochford Districts Residents recently was interviewed on BBC Radio Essex. If this is something you share the concern about, have a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Air Quality In The Echo

Friday, September 15, 2017 admin 0

The Echo has interviewed James Newport about air pollution: A LIB-DEM councillor has claimed certain areas of Rochford could be at high risk of dangerous levels of air pollution. Rochford district councillor for Sweyne Park and Grange, James Newport, is working with his party, Rochford District Residents’ Association and the […]

PRESS RELEASE – Air Quality Monitoring

Friday, January 6, 2017 admin 10

Fed up and concerned opposition parties on Rochford District Council, the Lib Dem Party, Rochford District Residents and the Green Party have joined forces on the important issue of Air Quality, after Rochford District Council turned down their request to increase the number of Air Quality Monitoring stations across the […]