A Case of Bad Planning?

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Editor 0

Residents may have noticed the yellow notices that are attached to street furniture in the vicinity of intended development areas and these are usually supplmented by letters to nearby residents. However, it recently came to attention of some Council members that these letters had been suspended without any consultation with […]

Expensive Government Computers

Sunday, April 26, 2020 Editor 0

Many taxpayers are up in arms over the £10,000 extra budget that has been dished out to MP’s to set up their home office. Some MP’s have gone to extraordinary lengths to explain away the situation and local MP, Mark Francois has done so in this Facebook post. It’s caused […]

RDC Minority Groups Call For Further Support For Businesses

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Editor 0

Small business needs our support and today minority groups have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and The Secretary of State calling for the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF) to be extended to those in shared premises. Read our letter below

Helpline Launched for Coronavirus Support

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Editor 0

Rochford District Council and other partners have launched a helpline for those who need support during the Coronavirus pandemic. Manned by a volunteer team, the helpline is active daily.

Support Wanted For Residents In Paying Council Tax

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Editor 1

Press Release From The following Groups on Rochford District CouncilGreenRochford District ResidentsLiberal DemocratsIndependents Support Wanted for Residents in Paying Council Tax The four opposition Groups on Rochford District Council are calling on the Conservative Administration to help residents, who are suffering financial difficulties during the current Covid-19 crisis, by giving […]

Home Is Where Your Health Is

Sunday, March 22, 2020 Editor 0

Please whatever else you do… STAY AT HOME If you need something to while a way the hours take a look back through our blog. You never know what you might find!

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

An Update On London Rd Roadworks

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Editor 0

Although, as residents know, highways and roadworks is a matter for Essex County Council, we have been working hard to try and get some information about the chaos and problems on the London Road. Due to perseverance by our Councillors, we have been sent the following email from Essex Highways. […]

Focus Landing On Your Door Mat

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Editor 0

We’re pleased to announce that our latest FOCUS newsletter will soon by landing on your doormat across Rayleigh. If you haven’t received a copy by the end of the month please get in touch and we’ll make sure you get yours!

Cleaning Up The Ditch

Sunday, March 8, 2020 Editor 0

After we had reports of the ditch that runs in front of Laburnum Way being full of debris, Cllrs Chris Stanley and James Newport offered their assistance to RDC to clean it out to prevent flooding. The ditch belongs to a management company that appears to be neglectful of their […]

Hocley Loses More Than Just The Spelling Bee

Saturday, March 7, 2020 Editor 0

In a rush to promote herself, Conservative Candidate, Eileen Gadsdon has launched her campaign with a massive gaff! It would appear that the candidate is not so good at spelling their own name. It’s probably pretty embarrassing for her children who she describes as having a career in ‘marketing and […]