Anti-Bullying Week 2019: Change Starts With Us

Monday, November 11, 2019 Editor 3

Small change. Big difference. Whether it is verbal, physical, online or in-person, bullying has a significant impact on a child’s life well in to adulthood. By making small, simple changes, we can break this cycle and create a safe environment for everyone. Because together, we can challenge bullying. Change starts with […]


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Editor 0

Eating Disorders Awareness Week this year takes place between 25th February and 3rd March. Eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), want to change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! This year’s theme ‘Come as You Are’ […]

Reading Is Good For The SOLE

Monday, January 14, 2019 Editor 0

Report from Steve Tellis, Chair, Rayleigh & Wickford Liberal Democrats Hundreds of Hockley people turned out on Saturday (12th January 2019) to support their local Library. Young and old were taking part in the ‘Big Borrow’ event when local people exercised their right to use their Library and borrow books – clearing […]

Carers’ Rights Day

Friday, November 30, 2018 Editor 0

This year, Carers Rights Day takes place on Friday 30th November. The day brings organisations together from across the UK, helping carers know their rights and get the help and support they deserve. It does this whilst raising awareness for carers across the UK and the vital contributions that they […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018 Editor 0

Anti-Bullying Week will take place this year between the 12th and 16th November. This year’s key theme is ‘Choose Respect’. The theme has been chosen to highlight the fact that bullying is a behaviour choice and that a positive example can be set by choosing to respect each other. There […]

A Lasting Tribute To Chris Black

Thursday, October 11, 2018 Mr Orange 0

Family, friends and residents gathered today in Sweyne Park, to mark the planting of a Maple tree in memory of Chris Black who sadly passed away a year ago, today. Chris Stanley made a short speech, with Ron Oatham saying a few words fondly remembering Chris. We hope that the […]

No More Big Brother for Rayleigh

Friday, July 27, 2018 Editor 0

Cllr James Newport writes here about the decision by Rayleigh Town Council to remove the CCTV in the High Street. What do you think? Updated [last-modified] We spotted this is the Rayleigh Times today.

Is Rochford District Council Really A Home for Democracy?

Monday, July 16, 2018 Editor 0

The Lib Dem group knows how important it is to house local people who have, unfortunately, become homeless for a variety of reasons. This post is not about the topic that is under discussion but about the democratic process of how a decision is reached. Today RDC has published on […]