Smoke and Mirrors in Pothole Repair Funding

Friday, May 21, 2021 Editor 0

The Department for Transport (DfT) allocated £500 million for highways maintenance in 2021/22. This is the second of five equal instalments from the £2.5 billion Potholes Fund, providing £500 million a year between 2020/21 and 2024/25, announced by the Chancellor in the 2020 Budget. But in the same announcement it […]

Hulbridge Road Closures

Friday, May 14, 2021 Editor 0

Besides the emergency road closure on Hullbridge Road due to the water mains issues (which is expected to be reopened by 19th May 2021, there are multiple other closures on Hullbridge Road, Rawreth Lane and Mortimer Road. Please check before travelling on https://one.network/

Traffic Woes on Rawreth Lane Again!

Sunday, December 6, 2020 Editor 0

Residents took to social media on Friday (4/12) to vent their frustration at the gridlock in Rayleigh once again. Unfortunately there was nothing we could do to reassure residents as we’d already written to RDC about having ‘proactive’ discussions with Essex Highways about planned roadworks on Rawreth Lane/Hullbridge Rd (which […]

Rawreth Lane / Hullbridge Road Roadworks

Monday, October 19, 2020 Editor 4

Local residents have been notified of roadworks to take place at the Hullbridge Road/Rawreth Lane area to commence on 2nd November 2020 and lasting for approximately 16 weeks. We have written to officers to check on these planned roadworks to ask that they are proactively monitored to ensure that they […]

An Update On London Rd Roadworks

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Editor 0

Although, as residents know, highways and roadworks is a matter for Essex County Council, we have been working hard to try and get some information about the chaos and problems on the London Road. Due to perseverance by our Councillors, we have been sent the following email from Essex Highways. […]

London Road, Rayleigh Roadworks Warning

Thursday, February 20, 2020 Editor 3

Roadworks with take place on London Road from 1st March until 31st March 2020 for works associated with Land adjacent to Grange Villas. (Next to BP garage) The developer has informed us that the traffic lights will be manned from 0700 to 1900, 7 days a week for the duration […]

What to do if you spot Blue Badge Misuse

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Editor 0

Earlier in the year we reported on blue badge misuse and the lack of prosecutions. We recently contacted SEPP about the misuse of blue badges to find out what Essex County Councils policy is. We’ve been sent the following information The South Essex Parking Partnership can issue a Penalty Charge […]

Speeding Survey Results In Victoria Avenue

Friday, November 2, 2018 Editor 0

We recently surveyed residents who live in Victoria Avenue to find out if they thought speeding was an issue. A whopping 93.75% of residents surveyed are concerned about speeding in their road. Given the choice between speed humps, chicanes or road narrowing, the majority of residents were in favour of […]

What Can You Do About Speeding In Your Street?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Editor 0

When the traffic is flowing, speeding is undoubtedly a problem on our local roads. As a resident what can you do about speeding in your street? Here are some practical steps you can take to try and reduce speeding. Report it! If no one is aware of the problem then nothing […]