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Hambro Parade

Friday, January 13, 2006 admin 0

Ron had a site meeting this week at Hambro Parade with an officer from County Highways. As a result of the meeting, County Highways have agreed to ‘look at’ the following suggestions to try to improve things: (1) Installing bollards (or railings?) at the kerb edge either side of the […]

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Oh no, they’ve done it again!

Thursday, January 12, 2006 admin 0

This week Chris had his article published in the Rayleigh Times which criticised the Conservatives for: delaying decisions that should be taken at committee meetings by creating “working parties” to meet during the day when there’s plenty of time to spare at the evening meetings Well , last night’s meeting […]

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Some New Year?s Resolutions For Rochford ?Daytime? Council

Wednesday, January 11, 2006 admin 0

The following article (written by Chris) appears in this week’s Rayleigh Times: Let?s begin with some good news. It looks likely that Rochford District Council is going to allow the public to speak at planning meetings. This is long overdue ? the Liberal Democrat councillors proposed this some time ago, […]

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Flacks Nursery – Reduced Scheme gets passed

Sunday, January 8, 2006 admin 0

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 […]

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Thank You Charles

Saturday, January 7, 2006 admin 0

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 […]

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Rawreth Parish Council Meeting – Jan 2006

Thursday, January 5, 2006 admin 0

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 […]

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Quest End Flat Refused

Wednesday, January 4, 2006 admin 0

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 […]

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Health Director to face councillors over GP provision

Monday, January 2, 2006 admin 0

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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Happy New Year

Sunday, January 1, 2006 admin 0

We offer our best wishes for 2006 to all our readers and residents!

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Last Chance to See…

Sunday, January 1, 2006 admin 0

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 […]

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Are they listening to us?

Tuesday, October 12, 2004 admin 0

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 […]