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Leisure Centre Definitely Opens on May 13th

Saturday, April 22, 2006 admin 1

The Rayleigh Leisure Centre opens on May 13th – more information is available from the district council’s website. We think that it’s a bit like Wembley Stadium ? it?s months behind schedule, but we are delighted it?s opening. There?s been a long gap since the old sports centre closed and […]

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New Play Centre in Hockley?

Thursday, March 23, 2006 admin 0

Her’s an interesting planning application that’s just come in to the District Council.- it’s for a children’s play centre at 14 Eldon way Hockley: “Change Of Use to Childrens Adventure Play Centre ( Ages 2-10 Years with Parents in Attendance) Monday – Sunday 9.30am to 8.00pm maximum with Refreshment Area […]

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Primary Care Trust say they want the Asda site!

Monday, February 20, 2006 admin 0

Things became very interesting today.All the District Councillors received a letter from the Primary Care Trust. Basically the Trust are saying that they want to provide a pretty elaborate medical facility at the Park School site. Of course, that’s where Asda want to build their supermarket. And Asda can’t be […]

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Asda Decision Deferred Until March 30th After A Day of Confusion

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 admin 0

Last night’s planning meeting was a bit of an anti-climax. The decision on the Asda scheme was originally going to be decided last night. Then on Friday we heard that County Highways had put in a “holding objection” so that it would probably be deferred. Then yesterday lunchtime we heard […]

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Asda – Is Tonight the Night after all?

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 admin 0

According to information on the District’s Council’s website, It now looks likely that County Highways will withdraw their holding objection to the Asda planning application. So if you are interested – either for it or against – , please come along tonight. You might be pleased or disappointed, delighted or […]

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Rayleigh Sports Centre to Open on May 13th

Friday, February 17, 2006 admin 1

The District Council have confirmed to us that the Rayleigh Sports Centre will open to the public on May 13th. This is 5 months later than the council promised, but at least it is opening! Chris has asked when people can start booking facilities- no date has been fixed for […]

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Health Issues

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 admin 0

Chris and Ron had asked that someone from our local Primary Care Trust should come to the District Council. Tonight we were pleasantly surprised to see Malcom McCann, the Chief Executive of the Trust visit us. We had a very interesting evening. The first part of his presentation was about […]

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Health Director to face councillors over GP provision

Monday, January 2, 2006 admin 0

Last summer Ron and Chris requested that somebody from our local Primary Care Trust should come and talk to the District Council about the provision of GPs here. Well, somebody is finally coming on January 17th – Liz McGranahan, Director of Primary Care and Partnerships for Castle Point and Rochford […]