RDC Announce Improvement In Air Quality

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Editor 2

Poor UK Air quality is an issue that has plagued our District for a long time and one which the Focus team have campaigned hard on. You might remember our own air quality measurements that ran during 2017-2018 which found there were dangerously high levels of pollution in areas of […]

Air Pollution – The Fight Continues

Thursday, August 29, 2019 Editor 0

We’ve previously written about air pollution in our district. Recently the British Lung Foundation released information on how there are illegal levels of PM2.5 at two of our doctor’s surgeries in Rayleigh. The Council has been painfully slow to act and only seem interested in fulfilling their statutory duties. We […]

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 […]

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 […]