Rayleigh Recycling Centre To Reopen

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Editor 0

Essex County Council have announced the reopening of 15 recycling centres across Essex and on that list is Rayleigh. We do have concerns with the reopening of the Castle Rd Centre with the pre Covid chaos congestion that is often experienced by users of the Centre. With an expectation of […]

The Development Committee Zooms Onto YouTube

Saturday, May 9, 2020 Editor 0

This week the Council moved into new territory with the Development Committee taking place via the Zoom platform. Residents could watch the broadcast of the meeting via YouTube (you can watch the recording here) 19/01184/REM – Land North of London Road, Rayleigh (APPROVED) To consider a Reserved Matters application (including […]

Rayleigh Leisure Centre To Be Used As A Testing Site

Monday, May 4, 2020 Editor 4

Lib Dem ward Councillors have received an email from the Managing Director of Rochford District Council about the use of Rayleigh Leisure centre as a site for testing. I’ve very little information as yet, but just to let you know, as the ward members, that the leisure centre is to […]

Remote Meetings To Commence At Rochford District Council

Thursday, April 30, 2020 Editor 1

Remote meetings are to commence at Rochford District, with the first ‘major’ meeting being the development committee on 7th May 2020. As far as we know the Council has to provide the public access to this meeting but how they intend to do it we are unsure of, as details […]

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 […]