Tesco have applied to extend their car park in London Road by 5 spaces and widen the access.The application number is 14/00903/FUL – you can find it online by going to the council website here. Neighbourhood consultations were sent out today – people should respond by Feb 2nd.
As Councillor Toby Mountain explains here Tescos have withdrawn their application for extended opening hours at their London Road , Rayleigh, store.
Here are the results of the survey for people who live in the Rawreth Lane area. Thanks again to everyone who helped. The first question was about how many of people’s shopping trips from home by car were to ASDA in Priory Chase. We had 87 responses: If you treat […]
If you look at the traffic impact assessments from Countryside, they predict that most of the traffic from their 500 dwellings will go via London Road, instead of Rawreth Lane. On this basis they predict that the new homes will only have a tiny impact on the Rawreth Lane / […]
Have any of our readers been in the new-style M&Co – what do you think? This is how it was reported in the press: A CLOTHING chain?s Rayleigh branch will be one of the first in the country to get a makeover. Womenswear company M&Co?s High Street shop will re-open […]
Essex County Council is holding a public consultation on local pharmaceutical services. The consultation will run until 30th April. Members of the public are asked to complete a short questionnaire on the services provided by pharmacies, dispensing doctors and internet pharmacies in the Essex area. The results of the survey […]
The District Council has had a public notice up about the car parking increases and the ending of free Saturday afternoon car parking in council car parks.. It said ?If you wish to object to this proposed Order you should state your reasons by email (Legal@Rochford.gov.uk) or in writing to […]
Chris Black writes:“Rochford District Council have arranged a telephone survey to ask residents about their shopping habits, and as it happens I was phoned today! When I was asked what would make me shop in Rayleigh more I replied free parking on Saturday afternoons,? and a wider range of […]
Once upon a time, the Conservatives were supposedly pro-business and pro-car. And the Greens were supposedly charming but not very good with money and anti-car. Well, in Rochford we have to do things differently. So the leader of the Green party, Michael Hoy, is an accountant who suggested how the […]
Most of us connected with onlineFOCUS are fond of Italian cooking. So we are looking forward to the Italian Food Market that Rayleigh Town Council are bringing to the High Street on March 1st! And as a taster, here’s some some shots of Italian food and an Italian Food Market […]
Another matter approved at the last Full District Council was the Rayleigh Area Action Plan. This now goes out to final public consultation but only on “soundness” and “legal compliance”. This is another plan that has been prepared over several years. At the last round of discussions, the idea of […]
Good luck to Southend Blogger Jack Monroe, who will be fronting one of Sainsbury’s TV adverts next month as part of their “Love Your Roast” campaign. Jack writes on her blog: I hope my readers are as happy for me as I am. I?m not quite on Jamie Oliver?s salary […]