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Congratulations Stephen

Monday, April 10, 2006 admin 0

We offer our congratulations to Essex County Councillor Stephen Castle who has, according to the Echo, become the national president of the Conservative Party for the next 12 months. We’re obviously not too familiar with the inner working of the Tories , but it’s apparently the senior post in the […]

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“Cameron’s Policies are Tosh” says Tory Councillor

Thursday, December 15, 2005 admin 0

The local Conservatives seem really disappointed that David Cameron has become the new Tory leader. We’ve only found one councillor who actually voted for him (we’ll keep his name a secret to avoid him being de-selected)., all the rest wanted somebody more right-wing. When Chris mentioned in a council meeting […]

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Cllr Gerry Mockford

Monday, April 11, 2005 admin 0

We have just heard the very sad news that Gerry Mockford , one of the District Councillors for Sweyne Park Ward, has died, following a stroke. Gerry was a conscientious councillor. When he spoke in the council chamber he was closely listened to , because he always seemed to speak […]

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Guess Who Wants to Build Some Flats Without Gardens or Car Parking

Wednesday, March 30, 2005 admin 0

There’s a planning application for three one-bedroom flats in Rochford Town Centre. There is no garden, and no car parking. Two neighbours are objecting, saying “totally unsuitable for three flats – can’t visualise how these could be allowed in such a small place”. And the applicants are…Rochford and District Conservative […]

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Not Very Impressed by a Tory Leaflet

Sunday, October 10, 2004 admin 0

It’s good to see them making an effort , but we can’t give very high marks to the recent Tory leaflet in Whitehouse Ward. Here’s some criticisms of what they say: “Rochford – A Top Authority”. No mention that our Tory-Controlled Council has been officially rated as “A Weak Council”. […]