Travellers Site Refusal Goes Against Officers Recommendation

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Editor 0

We updated our post on [last-modified]The development committee tonight heard a presentation from Rochford District Councils planning officer that heavily weighted the argument to approve an illegal travellers camp on the basis of what a government planning inspector could rule if the application went to appeal. Rochford District Council currently finds […]

Town Council Tackles District Council Over Lack of Action on Allocation of Travellers Sites

Monday, September 10, 2018 Editor 0

onlineFOCUS has learned that Rayleigh Town Council has written to Rochford District Council over it’s inability to deliver an allocated travellers pitch(s) in the DIstrict, which has led to illegal sites and criticism from government planning inspectors. Development Committee meets tomorrow night to discuss yet another ‘greenbelt’ application by travellers in […]

Another ‘Unofficial’ Travellers Site for the District?

Monday, August 6, 2018 Editor 0

An application has been submitted to Rochford District Council for a new travellers site in Goldsmith Drive. Proposal: Proposed use of land as a traveller site comprising 2 mobile homes, day room and touring caravans together with access, hardstanding and cesspit on land opposite 2 Goldsmith Drive, Rayleigh.Site Location: Land opposite […]

Travellers Site for Canewdon

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Editor 0

Post updated [last-modified]   This Thursday (28th June) will see amongst others, an application for a 4 pitch, travellers site in Canewdon in Pudsey Hall Lane come before RDC development committee. This is a retrospective application for the proposed use of land at Pudsey Hall Lane for a Gypsy/Traveller pitch […]