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Rochford’s Recycling In The Guardian

Monday, November 3, 2014 admin 0

  The Guardian? did a feature last Monday about recycling, looking at four councils with good recycling levels and seeing how they did it. One of them was Rochford: Rochford district council With England?s highest recycling rates Rochford?s head of environmental services, Richard Evans, ascribes its scheme?s success to simplicity. […]

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A Rubbish Event !

Sunday, October 12, 2014 admin 0

  If you? have any questions about waste or recycling, you can get them answered by council staff at the Mill Arts & Events Centre, in Rayleigh, from 11am to 3pm next Thursday, October 30. This is part of a free event aimed at families, to celebrate the District’s recycling? […]

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The District Council’s Annual Report

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 admin 0

The District Council are encouraging people to read their annual report, which you can download by clicking here. Perhaps the most positive thing this year is recycling – we are back to being the number one district in England.

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Cash For Trash

Saturday, June 28, 2014 admin 0

  The District Council has a new initiative. For three months, when people put their litter in a bin in Rayleigh? High Street? they will be helping raise money for local charities….? The new campaign is a partnership between Rochford District Council and Keep Britain Tidy and is being supported […]

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We’re Rochford, Not Rochdale….

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 admin 0

You may have already seen this on the telly, but here’s our council officer Richard Evans explaining how our district got to be no.1 in recycling: Warning : bad language in the comments on Youtube

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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 […]