Spatial Options Consultation Closes TOMORROW @ 5pm

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Editor 0

Rochford District Councils’ ‘ spatial options’ consultation ends tomorrow at 5 pm – so if you haven’t submitted your response yet, don’t delay! How can I get involved? The quickest and simplest way of accessing the documents and making comments is by using our online consultation portal.  You will need to […]

Hockley Woods for Housing?

Thursday, August 19, 2021 Editor 2

This piece in the Rayleigh Times, seems to indicate that Hockley Woods could be under threat and become housing. It’s not the only woodland that we’ve heard that is under threat as woodland areas in Castlepoint has been the heavily objected to by residents in that District.

Executive Meets To Discuss Future Of Fusion Leisure Services

Monday, August 10, 2020 Editor 3

Tomorrow evening, the future of the District’s leisure services will be decided by just eight members of the Councils Executive Committee. The stakes are high for residents with the contract looking under increasing pressure of financial collapse and we don’t think this is all down to COVID-19 closures, but the […]

How The Council Spent Nearly £1m During Lockdown

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Editor 0

RDC was awarded a Government financial package of just over £900,000 to support the community during lockdown. Details of how they spent this money have now been published. The District’s residents have been alarmed by the actions of our ‘scrooge’ Council, particularly that less than 1% of the money spent […]

Hardship Fund Launch

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Editor 1

Councillors have come together for the community to launch a hardship fund for residents that are economically affected by the coronavirus. Full details of the fund can be found on our fundraising page here Donations can be made via the link below

No Confidence in Rochford District Council?

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Editor 1

As one action group follows another and places Rochford District Council under attack once more we hear that fledgeling action group ‘The Rochford Supporters’ have launched a petition on the Councils website – ooooeeerrr…. This could be a sticky one for the Council to get out of as residents seem […]

Rochford District Council Asks…

Saturday, July 27, 2019 Editor 1

How should we engage with YOU on planning matters? Rochford District Council has launched a consultation on how we should seek your views as part of the planning process. Planning affects our everyday lives – it’s not just about future housing development, roads and railways. It’s also about everything from local […]

Is Rochford District Open For Business?

Sunday, May 5, 2019 Editor 1

Back in September 2018 a planning application was submitted for the Michelins Farm site for a new industrial park. Consisting of class use B1, B2 & B8 Application Reference:18/01022/OUTPlanning Portal Reference Number:PP-07356052Address Of Proposal:Michelin Farm, Arterial Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7NGProposal:Hybrid planning application: full planning application for erection of buildings […]