NOT Authorised

Saturday, September 10, 2016 admin 0

In anyone is wondering, the unauthorised Traveller caravan site on the A1245 near Rawreth Lane IS unauthorised and does not have planning permission. Though for one or two reasons the planning enforcement system hasn’t had its full effect yet. Before buying any land anywhere it’s always worth checking whether it […]

Planning Enforcement On Academy Soccer’s Car Park

Thursday, June 18, 2015 admin 0

Following serious concerns from residents about whether the car park at the Academy soccer site in Rawreth was being constructed in accordance with the planning permission, there is now an enforcement case open, see the letter below: “The matter will be investigated as soon as possible and any breach of […]

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Tonight’s Council Meeting

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 admin 0

It was reasonably lively but without any bad temper. Here’s a few points: Council Chairman June Lumley was admirably frugal tonight. Most Council Chairman request a buffet with wine for councillors on the night of the December meeting. June didn’t do this, but did arrange refreshments to the public who […]

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Full Council Next Tuesday Night

Friday, December 12, 2014 admin 1

The are two District Council meetings open to the public next week. Both start at 7:30 pm at the Civic Suite (opposite Rayleigh Church). Tuesday night has Full Council, Thursday night has Development Committee. Some of the items at Full Council are: 2 formal questions from Chris Black to Cllr […]

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Cheshunt Drive

Saturday, October 18, 2014 admin 2

The District Council released the following press release yesterday: Prevention of Travellers’ site on Greenbelt Rochford District Council has successfully negotiated a solution to block travellers moving onto a greenbelt site in Rawreth. This comes after the authority?s Legal and Planning Officers attended the High Court on Friday, October 17, […]

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Where Is Cheshunt Drive?

Sunday, August 24, 2014 admin 1

If you are wondering where Cheshunt Drive is, it is along Rawreth Lane, between Priory Chase and Trenders Avenue. There is no road name shown on Google Maps , perhaps because it is an unmade road with no houses.

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District Council Takes Pre-Emptive Action Against Travellers

Saturday, August 23, 2014 admin 3

From the District Council website yesterday: Rochford District Council has successfully obtained a High Court Interim Injunction to block travellers moving onto a greenbelt site in Rawreth. The High Court Order was obtained as a pre-emptive measure to prevent the site off Cheshunt Drive, off Rawreth Lane, from being used […]

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Michelins Farm Jail Sentence

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 admin 2

From the District Council website: Date: Friday, 11 July 2014 Land owner Roger Frederick Phipps, aged 72, has today (Fri 11 Jul) been sent to prison for six months. Chelmsford Crown Court activated part of a suspended sentence given in January last year for a waste offence after he was […]

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Saturday, November 30, 2013 admin 1

We know that there’s a lot of unhappiness about the proposed over-development of Rawreth and Hullbridge at the moment, and in the council chamber that feeling is even spreading from the Lib Dem/ Green Party / Rochford Residents corner into some of the Conservative benches. But not all is gloom […]

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Michelin: 8 Months Suspended Sentence + ?15,000 Fine + ?20,000 Costs

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 admin 0

The Environment Agency have issued the following press release: Prison sentence for ?cantankerous? land owner Fines, unpaid work and land clearance also ordered Land owner Roger Frederick Phipps has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment and ordered to carry out 180 hours unpaid work for allowing an illegal waste site […]