The Castle Point Candidates

Saturday, April 8, 2017 admin 0

These are the County Council candidates for the Castle Point divisions. Canvey Island East Sam Aubrey UK Independence Party (UKIP) Dave Blackwell Canvey Island Independent Party Paul Edmund Chaplin Liberal Democrats Maggie McArthur-Curtis Labour Party Chas Mumford Conservative Party Canvey Island West Jay Blissett Conservative Party Ian Anthony Donald Gale […]

The Future Of Fairglen

Saturday, February 4, 2017 admin 1

As the Echo reports here,  the County Council has plans to improve the important Fairglen junction , where the A127 meets the A130. However they haven’t announced exactly what plans they have – they will be making an announcement to coincide with some consultation sessions. The County Council website explains […]

Rayleigh Looks Set To Lose A Fire Engine.

Thursday, January 7, 2016 admin 2

At Rawreth Parish Council tonight, councillors expressed concern about news they had seen in the Echo about restructuring of the fire service – including the possible loss of one of the fire engines at Rayleigh Weir fire station. You can see more on the Essex Fire and Rescue Service website […]

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Sereena Davey – Our Candidate In Castle Point

Monday, April 20, 2015 admin 3

Sereena Davey was born in Essex and attended her first primary school in Chelmsford. She grew up in north Hampshire but returned to the county to study for a degree and Masters at the University of Essex. Sereena has had a long career in public affairs helping companies and organisations […]

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You Can Help Buy And Protect Some Woodland In Thundersley…..

Monday, October 21, 2013 admin 0

From the website of the Essex Wildlife Trust: Urgent – Help us save Cottage Plantation: a fantastic woodland site. We have just 12 weeks to raise ?44,000 towards the purchase of Cottage Plantation – a fantastic woodland site in Daws Heath. Cottage Plantation is in a complex of ancient woodlands […]

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Do You Recognise The Name Zachariah Willshire?

Sunday, July 28, 2013 admin 0

We’ve seen a nice recent? item on the Rochford District Community Archive . It’s a copy of a newspaper report from 1882 on crime in the Rochford area… A butcher was neglecting his wife and children; his brothers agreed to pay 10 shillings (=50p) a week to support them and […]

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A Shock For Deanes School

Sunday, May 26, 2013 admin 0

The Headmaster?of Deanes School in Thundersley wrote on the school website yesterday: Important letter from the headteacher Dear Parents/Carers, Pupils, Staff and Friends of The Deanes School, It is with absolute shock that we learned late yesterday evening of the County Council?s proposal to consult with the local community on […]

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Invasion Of The Lizards

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 admin 0

The Echo reports: DOZENS of lizards at a Thundersley wildlife haven are set to be relocated to make way for 150 new homes.Developer David Wilson Homes is conducting preliminary work on the construction of new homes on land, known as the Thundersley Plotlands, between Kiln Road and Wensley Road, Thundersley […]