We saw a notice that a lady has stuck on the noticeboards in Sweyne Park, warning people about ADDERS – she said that one bit her dog. Chris phoned the lady to have a chat with her; the dog survived because some antivenom was obtained in time from Basildon hospital. […]
We have asked the District Council for details of Wimpey’s “Master Plan” for the Park School site. In fact we have asked them several times , but haven’t received anything yet! As soon as we have news, we will post it here.
This could be a good season for Rayleigh Cricket Club in the Mid Essex League. The Ist XI are second in Division 4 (2 points behind Navestock ) after beating South Weald 2nd XI by 13 Runs. Click here for more
Ron Oatham and Bruce Smart have been elected unopposed to the Town Council (Downhall Ward). Chris Lumley and June Lumley, who sit as Lib Dems on the District Council, have been re-elected unopposed to the Town Council as Independents. (Grange Ward) Keith Budden is still battling away to win in […]
We know that grafitti problems – and vandalism – are increasing in the Downhall Park Way area. We would ask parents to make sure that their offspring haven’t got any spray paint that you wouldn’t expect them to have – because this business is likely to end with some young […]
As many residents will already know, the Battlesbridge Bridge has reopened with a weight limit of 3 Tons….
There will be no council election in Downhall or Rawreth this year. There was supposed to be a Town Council election in Downhall but the Liberal Democrats were the only party to put up candidates here – so Ron Oatham and Bruce Smart are elected unopposed! This is the first […]
The District Council is using a firm of consultants to advise us on how to develope tourism in our area. Chris made a couple of suggestions at the council meeting on May 25th. Firstly, it seems that we have one of the three most important ships in alll of human […]
Quite a few people have asked us what is going to be built on the lane along Hockley Road, opposite Rayleigh Cemetery. Well, the whole site has had planning permission for housing for many years, But at the moment only one corner of the site is being developed, an elderly […]
Following up what we wrote below, the leader of the Conservative Group , Cllr Peter Webster , has told me that he is favour of considering incineration across the country … and doesn’t mind me quoting him on this….
We are sometimes asked “When is the council going to arrange recycling for the WHOLE of the district? – it’s clear that many residents want to re-cycle. The District Council is actually discussing recycling at the moment . Hopefully the council will agree to an improved recycling scheme. But it’s […]
Congratulations to the IT staff at Rochford District Council who have now put all the council agendas , minutes and reports online. So now the public can see what’s going on by logging on to http://www.rochford.gov.uk/. Not only can you find information on current council activities, you can look back […]