We reported earlier that the schemes for developing Flack’s Nursery didn’t quite get through the planning committee. New proposals came back to the planning committee last month – with significant reductions in the size and number of the properties, plus improvements in the design. This time the applications were passed […]
Charles, thanks for resigning today. It was an intolerable situation. Thank you also for all that you’ve done for the party in the past – and you’ve done a lot. It’s sad – hugely sad – that you have stepped down, but it was the right thing to do. A […]
Chris went along as a visitor to last night’s Rawreth Parish Council meeting. As always, there was a friendly atmosphere but the hall was a little chilly – Cllr Mary Beckers kept her hat on until halfway through the meeting. Key highlights: The council is giving grants of ?500 to […]
The planning application for a an extra flat at the Quest End development in Rawreth Land , Rayleigh (05/00871/FUL) has been refused. A scheme for 13 houses has already been considered, however this was an attempt to squeeze in an extra flat – to be built on top of some […]
Last summer Ron and Chris requested that somebody from our local Primary Care Trust should come and talk to the District Council about the provision of GPs here. Well, somebody is finally coming on January 17th – Liz McGranahan, Director of Primary Care and Partnerships for Castle Point and Rochford […]
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Ron Maylin’s Western Road website looks like it’s closing down soon. He writes: It is with regret that as from the 12th January 2006 this website is due for domain and hosting renewal and will be closing down from that date unless there is a strong demand by frontagers for […]
Last month we issued a press statement that included the paragraph :”Too many council and committee debates are taken up with criticising the national Labour Government. We are not supporters of Messrs Blair and Prescott, but we are elected to work on local issues and not to waste valuable committee […]