Council Meeting To Discuss Options For Mill Hall Site

Monday, October 11, 2021 Editor 0

Rochford District Council will be meeting on the 19th October 2021 to discuss the options for the Mill Hall Site as part of the Asset Delivery Programme. Councillors will be debating one of two options: 1) to note the ‘Revised Scheme’ for The Mill Arts & Events Centre site set […]

Rayleigh Residents Oppose RDC Redevelopment Plans

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Editor 0

83% of residents have outright objected to the principles of the redevelopment of the Mill Hall site and 86% of residents surveyed have outright objected to the principles of Rayleigh’s Civic Suite. The Rayleigh Lib Dems will continue to campaign against these current dire plans for the redevelopment of these […]

There’s Trouble Over Mill

Sunday, May 2, 2021 Editor 0

There’s trouble over the Mill project and wider asset strategy and it could come crashing down like a house of cards, with the many residents having rapidly lost faith, and with recent developments, we know that the Conservatives are now in full-on panic mode. Lessons haven’t be learned from the […]

No Costs for The Refurbishment of The Mill Hall Revelation

Thursday, March 18, 2021 Editor 3

In an astonishing revelation by the leader of the Rochford District Council, he announced that the he did not know the costs to refurbish The Mill Hall Arts & Events centre during the pre-application webinar held last night. Residents from across the community sent many questions into the Council prior […]

Council Signs Off Demolition Of Mill Hall & New Council Offices

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 admin 1

Last night, opposition members voted to refuse the plans to proceed to move forward with the building of new Council offices, whilst selling off the existing public assets. In their heartfelt pleas, they urged members of the Council to defer the decision to move forward with the project in the […]

Demolition Plans for The Mill Hall

Monday, September 7, 2020 Editor 1

In a public report listed on Rochford District Council’s website, it has been revealed that there are plans to demolish The Mill Arts & Events Centre. Plans for the future of this venue and the Civic Suite have been shrouded in secrecy by the Council with no public consultation. The […]

Super Councils

Thursday, July 16, 2020 Editor 1

Lib Dem Local Party Chairman shares his views on Super Councils and plans being made by our District Council To: Echo LettersYour recent article about Super-councils really highlighted, to coin a phrase, the ‘white elephant in the room’ for Rochford District Council.  With amazing timing, in the middle of a […]

Shiny New Council Offices Still Required (According To The Tories)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Editor 4

Yes, Rochford District Council’s Conservative majority, have gleefully voted to “appoint a development partner” to continue with their asset strategy programme. Despite calls by minority groups to ‘pause and reflect’ on the pre coronavirus plans, Conservative Councillors remained convinced that the asset strategy programme was destined to be continued and […]