Letting The Grass Grow

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Editor 5

Many would say that the Conservatives have been letting the grass grow under their feet for some years, they have now set to take a formal decision to ‘let the grass grow’ in many of the open spaces across the District. For residents in Rayleigh, the areas affected where there […]

Great British Spring Clean 2019 - Sweyne Park

Great British Spring Clean

Sunday, April 7, 2019 Editor 1

We’ve been out today with an enthusiastic crowd of people giving Sweyne Park a bit of TLC. Bags and bags of litter has been collected with all manner of items recovered from the hedgerows and ditches. Items such as trainers, gloves, builders chemicals & copious amounts of plastic bottles have […]

L’amour pour parcs

Thursday, February 14, 2019 Editor 0

It’s Valentine’s Day – how can we spread the love here at onlineFOCUS? Well one area is receiving some ‘love’ from Rochford District Council. It has announced a budget of “£700,000 in new equipment which will benefit play spaces across the district” A welcome piece of news by all residents, […]

RDC Secures £45,000 Funding For Sweyne Park Playground

Friday, November 23, 2018 Editor 4

RDC have swung into action and secured £45,000 from Enovert Community Trust to upgrade the Sweyne Park Playground in Downhall & Rawreth ward. This can only be good news for those fun-loving kids to enjoy the great outdoors! Here at onlineFOCUS, we’re hugely passionate about our parks and playgrounds. These facilities are […]

In Memory of Chris Black You Are Invited…

Friday, October 5, 2018 Editor 0

To Sweyne Park (meet in the car park) on 11th October 2018 at 11:00 am where we will be planting a tree in memory of Chris. Please feel free to come along, all welcome. If you require any further information please contact Chris Stanley on 07720426359    

What’s Happening On Priory Chase?

Thursday, July 19, 2018 Editor 0

[last-modified] The onlineFOCUS team have made further inquiries and have discovered that the Scouts have taken up the land, although we are not sure when construction of their scout hut will begin at the moment. As soon as we know we will post more information… scouts honour! Eagle-eyed onlineFOCUS readers may have […]

Sweyne Park Play Area

Saturday, March 17, 2018 Editor 0

More disappointment for children and parents. We’ve been informed by Rochford District Council that the installation of the new play equipment is now not scheduled until AFTER Easter! Our local parks and playgrounds have been plagued by closures in recent years, most likely due to the low amount that was […]

Sweyne Park Play Area

Monday, February 19, 2018 Mr Orange 0

What is going on with the play equipment or lack of?  Well, we’re pleased to report we’ve had an update today from the super-efficient town clerk at Rayleigh Town Council with the following… The work on the installation of new play equipment and surfacing in the Sweyne Park Open Space […]

A Rubbish Post on the Big Litter Pick

Sunday, January 21, 2018 Editor 0

Despite temperatures being as low a 1 degree and rain that turned to sleet, our Lib Dem team and helpers from the community successfully ‘picked’ over 20 sackfuls of rubbish from Sweyne Park today. During just 2 hours of work by the small team, we made quite a difference to […]

The Big Litter Pick

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Editor 4

We’ve been informed by a resident today that there is a lot of rubbish scattered around Sweyne Park. The resident has been leading the way and cleared 3 sackfuls of litter themselves, but needs support from the Council. One of our Councillors has been in contact with the Council to […]