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Helping Hands

Friday, March 18, 2022 Editor 0

In December, James identified some funding available to the Town Council to pass on to families in need. Working with the clerk, they successfully applied and received £2250. However, the heavy lifting has been done by two Rayleigh Town Councillors and the clerk. Cllr’s Bruce Smart and Julie Sawford, have […]

Covid Memorial for Rayleigh

Friday, May 21, 2021 Editor 1

On Monday, Lib Dem Town Councillor Bruce Smart put forward a suggestion to Rayleigh Town Council. “to install a memorial to those whose lives have been affected by Covid-19 and to thank Key Workers during the pandemic”We are therefore looking for your suggestions to bring forward to Council in the […]

Lighting for Footpaths

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Editor 1

James is trying to gauge public opinion on additional lighting for a section of the bridle way between Victoria Avenue and Priory chase. Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below or drop him an email jamesn@onlinefocus.org

Bloomin’ Marvellous

Thursday, July 11, 2019 Editor 0

Cllr’s Chris Stanley and James Newport had an early start today to get this flower stall into place for Anglia in Bloom. Chris (head of construction) and James made this stand for the competition on behalf of Rayleigh Town Council. Let’s hope we win gold! 

Rayleigh Town Council Forms Community Safety Panel

Saturday, April 20, 2019 Editor 0

Community safety is increasingly in the spotlight in Rayleigh, with the notable lack of visible police presence, some residents have said our town has become ‘lawless’. With the huge number of police cuts, this austerity measure was surely going to bite at some point. The town council has been contemplating […]

Nominations Are Open For Rayleigh Town Council Awards

Sunday, February 3, 2019 Editor 0

If you know someone you’d like to nominate visit the Town Council website for a nomination form – deadline is 9th March 2019 The categories are SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR Adult Under 18 DISABLED SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR Adult Under 18 HIGH ACHIEVEMENT Adult Age 11 -18 Under […]

Rayleigh Lights ‘em Up!

Thursday, November 29, 2018 Editor 0

It’s that time of year again when Rayleigh Lights ’em up! That’s the Christmas lights of course that draws a crowd into Rayleigh for a traditional switch on event. The popularity of the occasion doesn’t seem to dwindle despite some ‘comments’ on social media. What Rayleigh residents might not be […]

Rayleigh Town Council to TRIAL Private Security in the High Street

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Editor 0

Last night Rayleigh Town Council voted unanimously to trial private security for the town centre up until Christmas. Full details of the private security companies duties are still to be worked out, but they will be deployed for Wednesday and Saturdays market days. There have been some anecdotal reports of […]