Rochford District Council Doesn’t Want Your Money…..

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Editor 0

…if you pay by cash. Residents have been short changed by a short sighted Council who freely admit that over 5000 transactions a month are made by using the payment kiosks in the council offices. Now Rochford District Council has informed residents via it’s Facebook page that this service will […]

Going Out for a Sunday Drive?

Sunday, May 6, 2018 Editor 0

Then don’t bother! It seems like a Sunday drive is a thing of the past if you actually want to go anywhere – drivers in Rayleigh have been delayed across the District with road works this bank holiday weekend. Residents took to Facebook to report problems in Hullbridge & Rayleigh, […]

Our Election Results

Friday, May 4, 2018 Editor 5

Despite managing to hold 1 seat in Downhall & Rawreth (well done Chris Stanley), is this really where it went wrong for our other candidates in a ‘leave’ area? Dr Mark Pack writes about his view here .How local an issue is Brexit? How big an issue should and will […]

Elections Can Make You Sick

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Editor 0

There are some spurious claims come election time, as we witnessed locally as the Conservatives have tried to undermine ALL opposition group, but elsewhere in the country they have simply taken things to another level. In this election leaflet, they claim Labour has ‘delivered’ hepatitis to the local area. Even the local […]

Hello Hockley

Saturday, April 28, 2018 Editor 0

Our Focus team has been busy in Hockley today where the fantastic Nicola O’Riordan-Finley is standing alongside the Rochford District Residents for one of two seats on the District Council. Both Craig and Adrian have been delivering our popular ‘Focus’ leaflets to residents in Hockley. Nicola says…. “We must take control of […]

Air Pollution

Friday, April 27, 2018 Editor 0

As regular readers of onlineFOCUS will know – the Lib Dems are passionate about protecting our residents health and air pollution is a huge contributor to poor health in our country. ITV has published a series of videos and in this video they discuss whether you are exposed to more […]

Another Night of Secrets and Spin

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Editor 0

Full council tonight was a fairly fast affair with a few items to note. One again though the main item to discuss was deemed to be exempt by the Conservative administration which means we can not publish the content. Suffice to say it was regarding Sanctuary Housing and with 3 […]

Bullwood Hall Prison Redevelopment

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Editor 0

Application Number –17/00964/FUL Redevelopment of former prison complex to provide 72 dwellings comprising 14 no five bedroomed, 13 no four bedroomed,18 no three bedroomed, 9 no two bedroomed houses, and 9 no two bedroomed and 9 no one bedroomed apartments Last Thursday saw this application come before the development committee. […]