Spatial Options Consultation Closes TOMORROW @ 5pm

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

Pathetic Progress On Potholes Fixed

Sunday, September 12, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

A Boast About The Roundabout

Friday, September 10, 2021 Editor 4

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 […]

Rayleigh Solar Farm Proposal

Thursday, September 2, 2021 Editor 0

Councillors have received the following notification about a proposed solar farm. More details are available www.aurapower.co.uk/rayleigh-solar-farm

Spatial Options Consultation EXTENDED

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

How-to: Using the Spatial Option Interactive Map

Friday, August 20, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

Hockley Woods for Housing?

Thursday, August 19, 2021 Editor 2

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.

Unofficial Caravan Club Members Club At Cherry Orchard Park

Monday, August 9, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]

Meet The Officers for the Spatial Options Consultation

Thursday, August 5, 2021 Editor 3

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 […]

Vintage Organic Granted Alcohol Licence

Monday, July 26, 2021 Editor 0

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 […]