Today the BBC published an article on a damning report from the National Audit Office which has found that none of the 200,000 starter homes pledged in the 2015 Tory manifesto, have been built. Full report here According to the National Audit Office (NAO), between 2015-16 and 2017-18, the Ministry […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
Could this be the future of our own renewable energy right in our own back gardens?
Do you live on a New Development? Is the grass cut and the open space maintained? Do you have to pay a maintenance charge?What’s your experience? Good or bad, let us know your experience, as this is coming to the review committee for discussion by your Councillors on 5th November […]
Don’t forget the annual fireworks at King George V is a really way to enjoy fireworks in a safe and organised way. You’ll also be supporting loads of local charities at the same time. A win win if you are a fireworks fan. Full details can be found here on […]
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
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 […]