How To Join The Liberal Democrat’s

Monday, November 4, 2019 Editor 0

There are lots of reasons to join the Liberal Democrats (introduction to the party here). Some people join because they want to stand up for our values, of openness, tolerance and unity. Some because they want to help us win elections. Others so they can stand for election and stand up […]

A General Election

Friday, November 1, 2019 Editor 0

Now’s the time to make sure you’re registered to vote. Head over to the Government’s website to register now. https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

RDC Investment Board Takes Day Trip To Suffolk

Friday, November 1, 2019 Editor 0

The highly controversial asset delivery programme took Council officers and Councillors on a recent visit to Suffolk where a development of new Council offices was looked at to help Councillors envisage what the programme is mooted to deliver. Chris Stanley, who sits on the Investment Board committee has maintained our […]

RDC Ranks Amongst The Worst Of Climate-friendly councils in the East

Thursday, October 31, 2019 Editor 0

A report by Friends of Earth rated Rochford Council (52%) in the bottom 5 of 55 Councils for “Performance on climate change by local authority in the East of England (inc Northamptonshire)“ The Conservative led Council makes much of its recycling record and uses this particularly at election time. Whilst […]

Rochford Gets a ‘Dispersal Order’

Thursday, October 31, 2019 Editor 0

Police have put in a place a dispersal order for Rochford. In an area that the Council is trying to regenerate through it’s expensive and quite frankly obscene move of the the Council offices and chamber (£3.4m remember) – it isn’t exactly helping project a good image for inward investment. […]

The Hunt for The Beagle Continues

Thursday, October 31, 2019 Editor 0

If you read any of the Councils social media feeds, you’ll see much prominence is being given to the work of finding HMS Beagle. Back in 2004, the late Chris Black posted this article, suggesting that this could be great for tourism in our district.

Slow Down

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Editor 0

We’ve been experiencing a bit of a speed issue recently with our website but our tech guys have fixed the problem now so the site should be back to warp speed. Sorry for the sluggishness

Deputy Leader Of Council Issues Apology To Lib Dem Candidate

Monday, October 28, 2019 Editor 1

The now Deputy Leader of Rochford District Council, Mrs Cheryl Roe, has issued an apology to our Lib Dem candidate and well respected member of the community, Ian Oakley, over unfounded comments that she made. The comments were made “During her speech following re-election, Cllr Mrs Roe commented on personal […]