By-Election 3rd March 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Editor 0

A by-election is taking place on the 3rd March 2022 for Essex County Council – Rayleigh North DivisionRochford District Council – Downhall & RawrethRayleigh Town Council – Grange Here are our candidates…

When We Stopped Clapping Did We Stop Caring?

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Cllr James Newport 0

It wasn’t so long ago when the Country came together to clap for the NHS on our doorsteps as they rose to the desperate needs of people in the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the pandemic, I think the NHS has been undervalued for the lifesaving work that it has carried […]

Hambro Traffic Lights Update

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Editor 0

If you’ve been experiencing extended delays at the temporary traffic lights, James has an update for you Much of the extended delay at the temporary traffic lights on Hambro Hill/Hullbridge Rd is due to drivers jumping the red traffic lights. This messes up the sequencing. Essex Police have advised the […]

2022 Taxi Fare Increase Consultation

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Editor 0

Rochford District Council Licensing Team have been approached by the trade with a proposal to amend the existing Rochford District Taxi Tariff. In accordance with the Local Government Misc. Provisions Act, when the District Council receive a proposed fare increase from the taxi trade, they have a set process for […]

Litter Clean Up

Friday, January 28, 2022 Editor 0

Cllr James Newport tells the Focus team… A resident recently contacted me about the state of the pathway that runs between Rawreth Industrial Estate and Sterling Close. I have been in contact with officers at Rochford District Council and they have told me that Suez will be out to tidy […]