Hulbridge Road Closures

Friday, May 14, 2021 Editor 0

Besides the emergency road closure on Hullbridge Road due to the water mains issues (which is expected to be reopened by 19th May 2021, there are multiple other closures on Hullbridge Road, Rawreth Lane and Mortimer Road. Please check before travelling on

Development Warning for Rayleigh and Other Small Towns

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Editor 0

The Construction Industry must have been doing ‘high fives’ after hearing this week’s Queen’s Speech.  The statement written for the Queen by the Conservative government included their proposed Planning Bill, which has been described as a ‘Developers Charter’. The controversial plans include proposals to scrap Section 106 agreements which give […]

Don’t panic it is not Mill Hall!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Editor 0

Some residents may have been concerned to see a chunk of Mill Hall car park closed. This is not to do with the Conservative plans to demolish the building (thank goodness), but rather planned maintenance of our historic windmill. As shown on the photo a large crane has been employed […]

Election Results

Friday, May 7, 2021 Editor 0

Essex County Council The most notable result of the night had to be Craig Cannell overturning an 800 vote majority against Simon Smith to win the Rayleigh North seat. In Rayleigh South, James Newport picked up an astonishing 1741 votes to come second to the incumbent, June Lumley with 2160. […]

Our Candidates For 2021 Elections

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Editor 2

If you are looking for our candidates for 2021 local elections, then look no further. Rochford District Council Candidates can be found here Rayleigh Town Council Candidates can be found here

There’s Trouble Over Mill

Sunday, May 2, 2021 Editor 0

There’s trouble over the Mill project and wider asset strategy and it could come crashing down like a house of cards, with the many residents having rapidly lost faith, and with recent developments, we know that the Conservatives are now in full-on panic mode. Lessons haven’t be learned from the […]

Residents In Rochford Are Banking On Craig Cannell

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Editor 0

Residents in Rochford are banking on Craig Cannell and the successful pilot of the community banking hub that has been set up by Craig. He has been working hard on this intiative for over a year after Rochford’s resident were left without any banking facilites as they withdrew their branches […]

Travellers at Rayleigh Leisure Centre

Sunday, April 18, 2021 Editor 0

In a rinse and repeat process, the Council will go through the motions of eviction once again. Cllr James Newport explains more about the ‘not so merry go round’ in his blog post here.