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 […]

Why Congestion Could Be A Thing Of The Past In Rayleigh By 2021

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Mr Orange 5

We came across this thought-provoking article from the BBC today discussing how you could’ve had possibly already bought your last car! With ‘transport as a service’  being mooted as the future, would mean car ownership would be off the cards and we’d all be travelling around by autonomous taxis. Many will cast […]

Do Potholes Drive You Potty?

Thursday, October 4, 2018 Editor 0

Now’s your chance to put forward that pothole that drives you potty! We’ve been asked by Essex Highways to send in the 20 worst carriageway potholes. So be quick and let us know the location and the severity of the defect and we’ll add all submissions to a report being compiled […]

Why We Say ‘Bye’ & ‘Pass’ on Southend’s Idea of a Bypass

Monday, September 24, 2018 Editor 2

Southend Council is considering the project as part of its grand plans called Southend 2050. Commenting in the Echo today, our Lib Dem Councillor James Newport spoke out against the idea. Rayleigh Town Councillor, James Newport, echoed the concerns raised by Mr Cutmore, insisting this is not a plan he would […]

Speeding in Victoria Avenue / Cheapside West

Thursday, September 20, 2018 Editor 1

We recently been notified that there may be a possibility that speed bumps will be installed in Victoria Avenue / Cheapside West to help curb the speeding issues. We’d like to hear from you about what you think on these proposals. Is speeding an issue? Do you live in Victoria […]

Project EDWARD

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Editor 0

Today we are supporting project EDWARD. What is Project EDWARD? In 2018, for the third year in a row, project EDWARD – the European Day without a Road Death will take place on Wednesday 19 September during the European Mobility Week. The objective of this initiative, launched by the European […]

Car Park Payments by Card Ceased

Friday, June 8, 2018 Editor 2

Rochford District Council has decided without any public consultation to remove the facility to pay by card from 1st July 2018. However, our use of the councils car parks in Rayleigh has discovered that payment by card has already been removed. We’re not sure if this is simply a case […]

Going Out for a Sunday Drive?

Sunday, May 6, 2018 Editor 0

Then don’t bother! It seems like a Sunday drive is a thing of the past if you actually want to go anywhere – drivers in Rayleigh have been delayed across the District with road works this bank holiday weekend. Residents took to Facebook to report problems in Hullbridge & Rayleigh, […]