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Southend Airport Application

Monday, July 17, 2006 admin 0

As the Evening Echo report on their front page tonight, there is a new planning application from Southend Airport. It’d for a scheme which would allow half a million air passengers per year and parking for 500 cars. Full details of the application are on the District Council’s Website here. […]

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A Retirement Village in Rochford?

Sunday, July 9, 2006 admin 4

If you are close to retirement age, thinking of moving to more suitable housing, but still want to live in Rochford, it seems that there is a developer with you in mind. Cherry Orchard Homes and Villages PLC (a company we’ve not heard of before) are thinking about applying to […]

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Inspector Hoile and the Case of the Green Belt Orangery.

Sunday, March 5, 2006 admin 0

If you are refused planning permission you can always go to appeal, and hope that a planning inspector rules in your favour. Sometimes planning appeals deal with big developments, but they can also deal with small ones – such as a recent appeal over an orangery in Rochford. As far […]

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Important Meeting on Thursday!

Saturday, May 20, 2006 admin 1

The Development Control Committee will deal with 6 planning applications next Thursday 25th. That’s not a big number – but as some of them are quite controversial, it could be an interesting night. There are more than 100 pages of reports for councillors to read. Item 1 is an application […]

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And a Welcome to James Cottis

Friday, May 5, 2006 admin 1

The Evening Echo has said it was a shock result that Labour councillor Maureen Vince lost her seat on the District Council last night. Considering the awful publicity that Labour have had in the last week, the shock was that Maureen only lost by 95 votes – James Cottis got […]