Crown Hill Flats Planning Application Unanimously Refused

Saturday, December 21, 2019 Editor 1

The development committee was unanimous in its decision to refuse the reserved matters planning application (19/00862/REM) for 5, 2 bedroom flats on Crown Hill, this week. Outline planning permission has been previously granted for this site (18/01144/OUT) Going against the officers recommendation of approval, concerns were raised by the committee […]

South Essex Plan Consultation

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Editor 0

Rochford District Council wants to know how we should seek your views as part of the planning process for the ‘South Essex Plan.’ The six Local Authorities in South Essex (Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend and Thurrock), together with Essex County Council, are currently working together across local authority […]

Reserved Matters Planning Application Called In For Crown Hill Application

Sunday, December 15, 2019 Editor 0

One item on the development committee has been ‘called in’ this week by an Independent Cllr. (Link Here) The reserved matters application is to deal with RESERVED MATTERS APPLICATION RELATING TO ACCESS, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE FOR OUTLINE PLANNING CONSENT (18/01144/OUT) FOR THE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING DWELLING AND CONSTRUCTION […]

Rochford District Council Launches Not So ‘Oven Ready’ Budget Survey

Friday, December 13, 2019 Editor 4

Rochford District Council launches its not so ‘oven ready’ budget survey today, with our quick to notice Cllr Cannell, discovering that it didn’t quite have the correct ingredients. Having taken to twitter to advise the Council of its error in the wordings of questions, the Council subsequently has republished the […]

General Election Results

Friday, December 13, 2019 Editor 0

As ever, a big thank you to all our supporters and those that came out to vote, for what was truly a once in a lifetime election (we hope!) We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Time To Make Your Voice Heard On This Election Day

Thursday, December 12, 2019 Editor 0

It’s wet and miserable out there, but it could only be the beginning of a stormy way forward for our Country. Today is your chance to have your voice heard – so don’t delay get out there and vote (Lib Dem of course!)

Infrastructure For New Homes Pledged

Thursday, December 5, 2019 Editor 1

We have always realised the importance of delivering infrastructure for any new housing and it is something we’ve always campaigned on. onlineFOCUS readers will be reassured to know that this aligns with the National party policy. The Liberal Democrats intend to reform planning law to require developers to provide essential […]

Rubbish Plans By Essex County Council Get-Go Ahead

Friday, November 29, 2019 Editor 0

The huge hole, commonly known as the ‘crater field’ at Dollymans farms in Wickford has been granted permission to be filled in with inert waste by Essex County Council. County Hall last week granted planning permission for the ‘importation, recycling and final disposal’ of the waste at Dollymans Farm, Wickford. […]

16 Dwellings For Fairways Garden Centre

Friday, November 29, 2019 Editor 0

The applicant appealed the refusal of the planning application for the Fairways Garden and the planning inspector has overturned the decision of Rochford District Council. …the independent assessment concluded that as the development is a high value residential scheme, affordable housing is not considered appropriate What’s more worrying is that […]