The Liberal Democrats have published figures showing that 21,719 of State Pensioners in Rayleigh and Wickford, are set to be impacted by the government breaking its manifesto promise and suspending the triple lock on pensions. The state pension triple lock is a rule that means the state pension must rise […]
Rochford District Councils’ ‘ spatial options’ consultation ends tomorrow at 5 pm – so if you haven’t submitted your response yet, don’t delay! How can I get involved? The quickest and simplest way of accessing the documents and making comments is by using our online consultation portal. You will need to […]
Cllr James Newport has been busy trying to find out what can and will be done to resolve the complaints about the centre. More details in his blog post here.
This month we have the local MP writing that he’s had 43,000 emails from across Rayleigh & Wickford constituency (thank god the taxpayer for the extra allowances MP’s were given to upgrade their offices eh?) and that “…the number one subject in the town of Rayleigh is now, overwhelmingly, highways […]
Local Camera Club member and part-time MP, Mark Francois has posted this today. Residents have endured months of disruptions to their journeys, but not just from this development but the thousands of houses being built all over the District by Tory donors developers. NEW ROUNDABOUT ON RAWRETH LANE IS ALMOST […]
Councillors have received the following notification about a proposed solar farm. More details are available www.aurapower.co.uk/rayleigh-solar-farm
We are pleased to report that Rochford District Council has announced that they have extended the deadline for the consultation until the 22nd of September. Lib Dem and RDR Councillors had made representations to officers to extend the deadline giving more time past the summer holidays for residents to respond […]
The spatial options consultation is in full flow and will close later on in September 2021. Some residents have reported issues to us on how to use the online interactive map, so James has done a quick explainer for you. Hope it helps! Of course, if you are still stuck […]
This piece in the Rayleigh Times, seems to indicate that Hockley Woods could be under threat and become housing. It’s not the only woodland that we’ve heard that is under threat as woodland areas in Castlepoint has been the heavily objected to by residents in that District.
In what would appear a favourite spot in the district, travellers have once again pitched up in Cherry Orchard Park. About 10 caravans are now taking advantage of the newly resurfaced car parking. With the introduction of car parking fees, we do hope the Council are ensuring the travellers are […]
Officers from the Strategic Planning team will be holding a number informal outdoor “drop by” information stands on the Local Plan throughout August. The purpose of these stands is to advertise the consultation to the public, allow members of the public to ask questions about the consultation and to address […]
Rochford District Council’s licencing sub-committee has granted the yet to trade, ‘Vintage Organic’ shop on Grange Parade, London Rd, an alcohol licence. Reacting to residents concerns about anti-social behaviour, the store will have security persons operating on Friday and Saturday evenings in addition to other licencing conditions. The full decision […]