More on the New Local Plan – Issues and Options

Friday, November 17, 2017 Editor 2

Residents will be urged to take part in the forthcoming consultation on the new Local Plan. Key subject matters are Economic Development Needs Retail and Leisure Needs Duty to Cooperate Highways Gypsy and Travellers Accommodation Assessment Infrastructure Grow On Space The relevant papers can be found here As usual please […]

Oops.. Phones and Computers Down

Thursday, May 18, 2017 admin 0

The District Council’s phone and computer systems are not operational – due to a technical problem! We will write more about the Council’s ITC systems tomorrow…

Easter Waste Collections

Monday, April 10, 2017 admin 0

The District Council has advised that bin collections within the Rochford District Council area will continue as usual. For those residents who have a bin collection on Good Friday (April 14) or Easter Monday (April 17), please present your bins for collection. Collections will also continue as normal over the […]

How To Nominate Someone For Rochford Citizen Of the Year

Monday, January 9, 2017 admin 2

From the District Council website: …Rochford District Council’s Citizen of the Year Awards are the perfect opportunity to recognise and acknowledge local people for their valuable work and outstanding achievements. From providing essential services to the vulnerable, to tirelessly volunteering to help others, we want to hear about those extraordinary […]

Could Be A Long Night On Tuesday…

Sunday, December 11, 2016 admin 4

It could be a long night at Next Tuesday’s Full Council Meeting. It includes the following: There is a public question on notice from Mr Alan James about Hockley’s toilets. Plus two questions from Cllr Diane Hoy , one about park homes sites and the other about car parking enforcement. […]

Revenues And Benefits Service Disrupted

Saturday, September 24, 2016 admin 0

From the District Council website: Disruption to Revenues and Benefits online services Date: Friday, 23 September 2016 Revenues and Benefits online services are currently unavailable, due to essential maintenance. The online payments service is unaffected. We apologise for any inconvenience.

An Important Consultation

Monday, September 12, 2016 admin 0

The district council are running an online survey about future planning issues. You can find the link by clicking here. This may be everyone’s best chance to influence future decisions – so respond and ask your local friends to do as well. The deadline is 5 pm on October 10th. […]

Social Mobility in Rochford District

Monday, February 1, 2016 admin 1

Most people would agree that, in a ‘good’ country , someone from a poor or disadvantaged background should be able to achieve success in life. We’ve hopefully moved beyond the feudal age. So it follows that in a ‘good’ district , the same also applies. But just how socially mobile […]

An Interview With The Leader

Monday, January 25, 2016 admin 1

Rochford Life has an interview with Terry Cutmore, the leader of the District Council here. Key quote: “Yes, there have been complaints. I can?t hide from that because we publish them; they aren?t terrible figures but we have a challenge there. Inevitably in an organisation you?d like to deliver a […]

Nominate your Citizen of the Year – And Group Of The Year

Thursday, December 17, 2015 admin 0

From the District Council Website: As 2015 draws to a close, the time has come once again to nominate your Citizen of the Year. And this time the awards are even more exciting, with some brand new group categories to choose from! The Citizen of the Year Awards are the […]

Sports Awards 2015

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 admin 0

The shortlists for the Rochford and Castle Point Sports Awards have been announced on the District Councilwebsite. The two names for Rochford Sports Personality of the Year are: Kristian Brown – athletics and Taylor Carter – golf One of the people presenting the awards at the Gala Evening, on November […]