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Recycling Banks?

Thursday, May 15, 2014 admin 6

  Town Councillor Bruce Smart would like some feedback from residents regarding something that is coming up at a Rayleigh Town Council meeting next Monday. The District Council is asking the Town Council about the feasibility having new recycling banks at the following locations:   John Fisher Community Hall, Little […]

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Recycling Consultation From The County Council

Saturday, February 1, 2014 admin 5

  The latest consultation from Essex County Council is on recycling centres- you can find it here. Review of Essex County Council’s Recycling Centre Service Essex County Council currently spends about ?7m per year providing 21 Recycling Centres across the county for residents to dispose of their waste. Although some […]

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We’re Number One For Recycling – Again !

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 admin 0

As the district council website reports here Rochford has just been officially rated as the number one local authority in England for recycling. That means we are the best out of 350 councils – with a 66.7 per cent recycling rate. Credit should go to everyone concerned – the councillors […]

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Recycling Gridlock This Morning

Sunday, May 5, 2013 admin 0

The Recycling Centre in Castle Road, Rayleigh is grinding to a halt this morning. Because so many people have been going there this weekend nearly all the skips are full, so as at 11 am this morning they are using a dustcart parked inside to take most of the stuff […]

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Latest Weather News From The District Council

Friday, January 25, 2013 admin 0

Waste Collections: Waste collections have now returned to normal with the exception of Monday (21 Jan) and Tuesdays (22 Jan) compostables collections which will be collected next week on your normal collection day. Sports Pitches: Council officers have been out this morning (Friday Jan 25) inspecting pitches that are used […]

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Look At The District Council Website For Any News On Bin Collections

Monday, January 21, 2013 admin 1

  The District Council advise on their website: Monday – All waste and recycling collections have been suspended until further notice due to adverse weather conditions. If possible, leave your bins presented at the boundary of your property for collection and continue to check the website for further updates and […]

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Special Guests At Rawreth’s Meeting

Monday, September 3, 2012 admin 3

Rawreth Parish Council meets next Wednesday at 7:30 in the Rawreth Village Hall. This time District Councillor Mike Steptoe, who is in charge of grass-cutting, grounds maintenance and recycling, will be coming along to answer questions. Paul Tovell, from Anglian Water, will also be coming to give an update on […]

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Two New Campaigns From The District Council

Friday, August 17, 2012 admin 3

The District Council have just come up with two ideas – one for promoting recycling and one for promoting marriages at the Rayleigh Windmill. First of all, recycling. The District have been very successful in recent years in making us think about recycling issues. In fact we do know of […]

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Why Is Car Park Income Down? Below Prediction?

Saturday, August 4, 2012 admin 4

Update: we got this one a bit wrong- so we are amending what’s below and will do a separate update on this…. There’s a mixture of good and bad news in the latest financial report to the District Council. You can download it here. (732kb) The good news is that: […]

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A Positive From The Cabinet On Recycling.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 admin 0

The Cabinet Member for the Environment, Cllr Mike Steptoe, made an interesting decision on April 30th. The District Council will be applying to the government for extra grant to bring back weekly recycling for all items for flats. Basically, the government is keen to bring back weekly recycling across the […]