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Watery Lane Worries

Thursday, February 7, 2013 admin 23

There was nearly an hours discussion at Rawreth Parish Council last night about Watery Lane: Disappointment that there was no-one there from the County Council Discussion about possible solutions and sharing of local knowledge Concern about how it is affecting Rawreth residents and businesses. One lady explained how, because lorries […]

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Drama In Watery Lane !

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 admin 0

There has been some activity in Watery Lane at last. BUT WATERY LANE IS STILL CLOSED – DON’T DRIVE DOWN THERE YET! (3 drivers had to be rescued today !) Quite a lot has happened in the last few days. A resident said that he intended to arrange works himself […]

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Pool? Drainage Feature ? Hazard?

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 admin 0

The other major planning application last Thursday was near King Edmund School. This is a 13 acre site, and the scheme was for 100 houses and flats, a new access road, a new car park and new bus park for King Edmund School, and some open space. This scheme had […]

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Hard Surfaces

Saturday, July 14, 2012 admin 1

With all the rain, we are well aware of the issues about flooding caused by surface water run-off. We had an enquiry this week about whether it is legal to have a completely sealed hard surface in your front ‘garden’. This is the response from the District Council: Householders have […]

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After Torrential Rain….

Sunday, July 8, 2012 admin 7

Rawreth Brook this morning was very full, but not dangerously so: But the brook by Laburnum Way in Rawreth Lane broke its bank: A resident wrote to us: Water subsiding now. I have cleared the covers of six drains in Laburnum Way and Rawreth lane, all completely blocked by debris […]

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A Pothole And An Overflowing Pond

Sunday, April 29, 2012 admin 0

Some more recent FixMyStreet reports: A pothole in Sutton Road: Reported in the Potholes category anonymously at 14:38, Thursday 26 April 2012 Sent to Essex County Council 1 minute later Pot hole caused by recent rain. and somewhat disguised as a big puddle by the rain. was shocked when i […]

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The State Of The Crouch

Sunday, April 29, 2012 admin 6

We’ve been looking at the Environment Agency website for information about the River Crouch. At 8 a.m. this morning they had a flood alert for the Upper Crouch – from Noaks Bridge to Runwell, including Wickford. A Flood alert means “Flooding is possible. Be prepared” No warnings at 8 a.m. […]

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Ron Reports Flooding Near Hambro Parade

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 admin 0

From the FixMyStreet website today: Flooding _ Reported by Ron Oatham at 13:21 today Sent to Essex County Council and Rochford District Council 4 minutes later _ Blocked and overflowing drain and manhole at the corner of Rawreth Lane and Hullbridge Road outside the shopscausing extensive flooding