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 […]

Rochford residents now have access to remote clinical services amid Covid-19 pandemic

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Editor 0

We’ve been sent the following press release to share Reference NHS Digital. Appointments in General Practice – April 2020. Available online:https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/appointments-in-general-practice/april-2020#summary Last accessed June 2020. GP Online. ‘Millions of patients ‘avoiding calls to GP’ during COVID-19 pandemic’. Available online:https://www.gponline.com/millions-patients-avoiding-calls-gp-during-covid-19-pandemic/article/1681384 Last accessed May 2020. The Times. Missing cancer tests hit 2.4m because of […]

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 https://www.gofundme.com/f/rochford-district-hardship-fund 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 […]

Ron Oatham Retires After 17 Years As A District Councillor

Saturday, May 4, 2019 Editor 1

Ron Oatham has taken retirement from Rochford District Council, Downhall and Rawreth ward after a successful 17 years served. Ron & Chris Black together, were a formidable force on the Council, fighting to reduce and stop, over development in West Rayleigh.Ron was particularly ‘hot’ on planning enforcement issues. His charm, […]