RDC Managing Director Takes A Permanent Vacation

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Editor 0

We hear today that the current Managing Director is to take a permanent vacation in the form of retirement. In an official press release the Council says… The Managing Director of Rochford District Council has announced he is to retire after more than four years in the role. Shaun Scrutton […]

How The Council Spent Nearly £1m During Lockdown

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Editor 0

RDC was awarded a Government financial package of just over £900,000 to support the community during lockdown. Details of how they spent this money have now been published. The District’s residents have been alarmed by the actions of our ‘scrooge’ Council, particularly that less than 1% of the money spent […]

Motions We’ve Put Forward…

Monday, February 10, 2020 Editor 1

At the next full Council meeting of Rochford District Council on the 18th February 2020 these are the motions that we’ve put forward From Cllrs Mrs C M Mason, M Hoy and J E Newport:- ‘That this Council, having received the observations of the Corporate Peer Challenge and the identified […]

RDC Investment Board Takes Day Trip To Suffolk

Friday, November 1, 2019 Editor 0

The highly controversial asset delivery programme took Council officers and Councillors on a recent visit to Suffolk where a development of new Council offices was looked at to help Councillors envisage what the programme is mooted to deliver. Chris Stanley, who sits on the Investment Board committee has maintained our […]

In For A Penny, In for Fifty Grand

Sunday, July 7, 2019 Editor 1

The public outrage that followed the obscene amount of public money to replace the public toilets on Crown Hill, would appear nothing than a minor inconvenience to the Conservative Councillors at Rochford District Council and Rayleigh Town Council. Rochford District Council are spending MORE money on repairing the building now […]

Council IT Systems Reported to Back Online

Thursday, August 30, 2018 Editor 0

Rochford District Council, has been busy issuing communications on Twitter, Facebook and it’s website to report that after over a week, it’s IT systems are back online. However onlineFOCUS is still having issues trying to access the planning portal and related content. It seems their IT is really broken! Our […]

More Flats for The Town Centre

Thursday, August 9, 2018 Editor 0

An application has been submitted to demolish ‘Thirteen Fusion’ more popularly remembered as the former ‘Yings’ chinese restaurant. Demolition of existing building and construct A3 unit (ground floor), with 10 no. flats above and associated car parking to rear The full details of the application can be found on the […]

Changes to Opening Hours at Civic Suite

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Editor 0

Changes to the opening hours at the Civic suite have been announced on the RDC facebook page. The Civic Suite will now close at 2pm on Fridays. When we read the word ‘efficiency’, we can’t help thinking ‘cutback’ – we’re not sure if this means any job losses at RDC […]