Pot Holes Claims Cost £3.2m

Friday, January 14, 2022 Editor 0

It’s almost ‘potluck’ that these days, that you don’t hit a pothole on our poorly maintained roads here in Essex. Today the BBC has published an article which highlights the scale of the problem on UK roads. Drivers claimed more than £3m compensation for pothole damage in Britain last year, […]

Teignmouth Drive Traffic

Sunday, September 26, 2021 Editor 3

Ward Councillors have been contacted by residents about traffic issues in Teignmouth Drive, with a noticeable increase in traffic using the road as a cut-through since the new roundabout at Hambro Hill. Do you live in Teignmouth or are you using Teignmouth as cut-through? Letting us know the issues in […]

Pathetic Progress On Potholes Fixed

Sunday, September 12, 2021 Editor 0

This month we have the local MP writing that he’s had 43,000 emails from across Rayleigh & Wickford constituency (thank god the taxpayer for the extra allowances MP’s were given to upgrade their offices eh?) and that “…the number one subject in the town of Rayleigh is now, overwhelmingly, highways […]

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 […]