Council Wins Ferry Appeal But Has To Pay Costs For “Unreasonable Behaviour” – Blames It On “Re-organisation and Restructuring”

Saturday, December 12, 2015 admin 1

Back in September last year, someone applied for planning permission in South Fambridge for “reinstatement of ferry crossing, together with ancillary car parking”. Basically the people involved wanted to operate a? boat service between South Fambridge and North Fambridge, carrying a maximum of 12 passengers. This also included providing a […]

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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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The First Flyers Of Fambridge

Sunday, August 12, 2012 admin 0

The bookstall inside Rayleigh Lanes recently had a couple of copies of “Essex And Its Race For The Skies 1900-1939” by Graham Smith. As you’d expect from the title, it deals with flying in Essex before WW2. But it also covers flights in Essex before 1900. A really long time […]

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Some Of The New Planning Applications….

Sunday, March 4, 2012 admin 2

The latest list of new planning applications can be found on the District Council website here. It’s the list dated March 2nd Most of the applications this week are for house extensions etc. But there are some bigger applications : Chalet in London Road, Rayleigh: 12/00109/FUL Parish: Rayleigh Town Council […]