What Can We Do To Support Struggling Local Business

Sunday, May 17, 2020 Editor 0

As the financial shockwaves continue to be felt by us all, our Lib Dem Councillor, James Newport has pondered on what could be done by the Council to aid local businesses and in particular those in the restaurant trade. See his post here

RDC Minority Groups Call For Further Support For Businesses

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Editor 0

Small business needs our support and today minority groups have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and The Secretary of State calling for the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF) to be extended to those in shared premises. Read our letter below

Advent Day 16 – Another Pub to Close

Saturday, December 16, 2017 Editor 7

Not such a cheery Christmas post today, as we learn that the Grey Goose in Rochford will be closing in the New Year. Sad to see another business closing up in our district, although we don’t know the reasons why but it’s reported here that an average of 21 pubs […]

Anyone Remember Bonzo’s ?

Sunday, September 11, 2016 admin 0

This month Rayleigh Through The Looking Glass looks back at past http://www.rayleighhistory.co.uk/page122.html in Rayleigh – including Bonzo’s DIY. Does anyone remember going there?

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These Businesses Got A Grant – Maybe Yours Can Too……

Sunday, February 1, 2015 admin 3

The District Council has obtained ?50,000 from something called the “Business Southend” growth hub – and given it out to local businesses. The Council website explains it here: The following businesses have been awarded grants: Eva (UK) Ltd, a family run business, are using the grant of ?10,000 to expand […]