Garden Villages – Are They A Good Idea?

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Editor 0

We’ve previously posted about ‘Sector D’ – this week in ‘The Rayleigh Times’, Rochford District Residents, political heavyweight, Cllr John Mason discusses his views on whether ‘Sector D’ is a good idea for our area.

Advent Day 21 – Sometimes Christmas Can Be Disappointing Too

Thursday, December 21, 2017 Editor 0

Today, we heard some disappointing news. Irena Cassar, District Councillor for Hockley has given up her seat on the Council. Personal circumstances meant that Irena could no longer commit to the Council. She will be really missed on the Council, as an intelligent and lovely lady we wish her all […]

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Good Week, Bad Week….

Saturday, February 14, 2015 admin 6

So…. It’s been a good week for the Conservatives in Rochford gaining an extra councillor, and the national Tory website Conservativehome reports on it here. There’s a mixed response in the comments. It’s been a bad week for UKIP in Essex , on the same day that Nigel Farage visited […]

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Residents And Greens Group Grows To Seven

Monday, January 26, 2015 admin 5

  The Greens and Residents Group on the District Council, led by John Mason and Michael Hoy, has just grown to 7 members. Toby Mountain , Phil Capon and Tracy Capon, who were previously Independents and before that Tories, have just joined the group. The council elections are going to […]

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A Surprise Manoeuvre From The Green Corner !

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 admin 3

A surprising development today – the Greens (Diane and Michael Hoy) and the Rochford Residents (Christine and John Mason) have announced they are joining forces to become the largest opposition group in the council chamber. This means that one of them will chair the important review committee, and the number […]

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A Little Bit Of Help For Hospital Patients

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 admin 0

Councillors John and Christine Mason are launching a modest but worthwhile initiative to help hospital patients a little: …. we have become increasingly aware that there are other needs that some patients have, especially those with a slightly longer hospital stay and it is these simple needs that the TLC […]

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A Guest Post On Snakes And Science

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 admin 5

We have a guest post for the third day running…. this is from District Councillor John Mason – about a personal scientific project he has been working on in Cyprus…. Protecting Snakes And Humans Chris Black, the Editor of OnlineFOCUS spotted a personal video clip of mine on the internet […]