Support Wanted For Residents In Paying Council Tax

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Editor 1

Press Release From The following Groups on Rochford District CouncilGreenRochford District ResidentsLiberal DemocratsIndependents Support Wanted for Residents in Paying Council Tax The four opposition Groups on Rochford District Council are calling on the Conservative Administration to help residents, who are suffering financial difficulties during the current Covid-19 crisis, by giving […]

Home Is Where Your Health Is

Sunday, March 22, 2020 Editor 0

Please whatever else you do… STAY AT HOME If you need something to while a way the hours take a look back through our blog. You never know what you might find!

Hardship Fund Launch

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Editor 1

Councillors have come together for the community to launch a hardship fund for residents that are economically affected by the coronavirus. Full details of the fund can be found on our fundraising page here https://www.gofundme.com/f/rochford-district-hardship-fund Donations can be made via the link below

An Update On London Rd Roadworks

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Editor 0

Although, as residents know, highways and roadworks is a matter for Essex County Council, we have been working hard to try and get some information about the chaos and problems on the London Road. Due to perseverance by our Councillors, we have been sent the following email from Essex Highways. […]

Focus Landing On Your Door Mat

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Editor 0

We’re pleased to announce that our latest FOCUS newsletter will soon by landing on your doormat across Rayleigh. If you haven’t received a copy by the end of the month please get in touch and we’ll make sure you get yours!

Cleaning Up The Ditch

Sunday, March 8, 2020 Editor 0

After we had reports of the ditch that runs in front of Laburnum Way being full of debris, Cllrs Chris Stanley and James Newport offered their assistance to RDC to clean it out to prevent flooding. The ditch belongs to a management company that appears to be neglectful of their […]

Hocley Loses More Than Just The Spelling Bee

Saturday, March 7, 2020 Editor 0

In a rush to promote herself, Conservative Candidate, Eileen Gadsdon has launched her campaign with a massive gaff! It would appear that the candidate is not so good at spelling their own name. It’s probably pretty embarrassing for her children who she describes as having a career in ‘marketing and […]

Covid-19 Action Plan

Friday, March 6, 2020 Editor 0

Here’s the link to the UK Government official action plan. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan/coronavirus-action-plan-a-guide-to-what-you-can-expect-across-the-uk 6th March 2020Our Councillors have been asking both Rochford District Council & Rayleigh Town Council if they are prepared… updates to follow on this one!

COVID-19 & The Self Employed

Thursday, March 5, 2020 Editor 0

There is a massive hole in the Government’s recent announcement of protecting those who have to self-isolate. The self-employed are not protected by statutory sick pay payments. Lib Dem MP Layla Moran has written to the Secretary of State to urge them to offer financial protection to EVERYONE.

Transforming The Council

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Editor 2

Tonight was Review Committee and a look at the ‘connect’ programme. This is all about ‘transformation’, changing the way the council works and how the public access services. We’re not really sure what exactly the Council will be transforming exactly, but we know two things. 1. Transformation of how the […]

The Residents Revolt!

Friday, February 21, 2020 Editor 0

Drama in the Council chamber this week, saw both local action groups, “Rayleigh Residents Association” and “The Rochford Supporters” beginning to flex their muscles with the presentation of their respective petitions. “The Rochford Supporters” led the evening with their petition of a vote of no confidence in RDC. The underlying […]