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A Flock Of Godwits

Saturday, December 13, 2014 admin 0

The webpages for the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project have fairly quiet this year , but there’s some new stuff on there now: Many visitors to the reserve have come to catch some great views of the hen harriers, marsh harriers and short-eared owls that are hunting across the reserve […]

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Solar Farms and Other Enviromental Applications

Monday, December 1, 2014 admin 2

As the Echo has reported here, there’s an application in for a big solar “farm” in Canewdon A MONSTER solar farm generating enough energy to power 4,125 homes could be built in Canewdon. Under plans submitted to Rochford Council, farmers Paul and Mark Woodford would lease the 50-acre stretch of […]

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The Capons’ Greatest Moments

Monday, September 29, 2014 admin 23

  Phil and Tracy Capon are husband and wife, and both are currently? Conservative Councillors on Rochford District Council. In fact Phil is the Chair of the Development Committee. Word reached us at the weekend that they had both been deselected by the Conservative Association – so they cannot stand […]

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When The Rockets Fell….

Friday, September 5, 2014 admin 0

  The Rochford Community History Archive has a new article listing all the known cases of V2 Rockets hitting our district in World War 2. Canewdon, Foulness and Rawreth received five hits each, which may seem surprising, but these are three of the largest parishes in area and the rockets […]

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Wildlife Walks At Wallasea !

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 admin 0

From the RSPB website – note you have to book in advance !? : Wallasea Wander Saturday 30 August and Saturday 27 September 13:46 to 15:45 August, 9:30 to 11:30 September Price: ?3 donation Booking essential ? Find out more about the development of this exciting new nature reserve. Booking […]

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Lost Walks Of Rochford

Friday, June 27, 2014 admin 0

  From the District Council website ? Help us rediscover lost walks and hidden heritage in rural and coastal Rochford District. Join us on foot or online and help reveal the stories of Rochford?s changing landscape through a series of public walks. Walk 1: Barling – Wakering Wednesday 9 July […]

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Wallasea Wander

Friday, April 4, 2014 admin 0

  From the RSPB website, a morning you might enjoy: Wallasea Wander Saturday 12 April 9:45am to 12pm Price: Free, donations welcome. Booking essential Join our monthly walks to spot some of the amazing wildlife that makes Wallasea Island its home. Find out more about the development of this exciting […]

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Enjoy The Fresh Air On Wallasea Island !

Friday, June 21, 2013 admin 0

  If you want to get some fresh air, try going to?the Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project and: View the marshes in bloom – sea lavender, sea aster and sea purslane create a carpet of colour See the rusty seals basking on the mudflats, gleaming red-golden in the sunshine Soak […]

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Seafarers Of The Past…

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 admin 0

If you are interested in history, or in ships, you might like to read a new 22-page booklet called “London Gateway – A Maritime History”. You can download it here Did you know that the first signs of river travel in the Thames area is actually a bronze age paddle […]

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About Debbie Taylor

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 admin 0

Here’s some more information about our candidate Debbie Taylor, who is standing in Rochford North: Debbie Taylor has lived at 24 Larkfield Close for more than 30 years, so knows the surrounding area very well. She is newly retired, so is a suitable age amnd has plenty of time to […]

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Some FixMyStreet Updates

Saturday, February 23, 2013 admin 11

Here are some new reports that people have made on FixMyStreet. Let’s hope the County Council respond quickly…. This evening , a dangerous pothole in Hulbridge Road Rayleigh: Pot hole Reported in the Potholes category anonymously at 18:17 today Sent to Essex County Council 3 minutes later Fairly substantial hole […]