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A Question About The Rayleigh Times

Tuesday, July 8, 2003 admin 0

Last month we reported on the proposal to have skateboarding in King Georges Field . We explained that there was a 970 name petition in support of the skateboarding area, but that some residents were against. Our question is : Why didn’t the Rayleigh Times in its own report mention […]

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One New Zebra for Rayleigh?

Sunday, July 6, 2003 admin 0

According to County Highways, it looks like we’ll get maybe one or two new pedestrian crossings in Rayleigh in the next three years. The road outside Rayleigh Station should be top of the list, but there are visibility problems there. Perhaps it will be provided as part of other interchange […]

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Low Crime and High Marriage Figures for Rochford

Friday, July 4, 2003 admin 0

The Evening Echo has been reporting on the latest Census information about Southend, but they didn’t mention anything about our area. So we looked up Rochford District on the 2001 Census website. We found that: Crime figures are relatively low in our district : – burglary levels are less than […]

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New Planning Application Expected at Read’s Nursery’

Friday, June 20, 2003 admin 0

Countryside are already building on the Read’s Nursery site, but they have sold part of the land to another developer called Bellwinch. Bellwinch will naturally want to build their own design of houses – so we are expecting a new planning application for their site. As soon as we have […]

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Meeting on June 26th will decide Sports Facilities

Thursday, June 19, 2003 admin 0

The District Council will decide what to include in the replacement sports centre at the Park School Site at a meeting on June 26th. Nothing is certain yet – but we expect to get: – a sports hall for basketball , 5 -a-side football, badminton etc. – netball, tennis and […]

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Bellwinch apply for 81 houses and flats

Tuesday, June 10, 2003 admin 0

We have just received a copy of the planning application from Bellwinch for the part of the Read’s Nursery site that they have bought from Countryside. Bellwinch are applying for permission to build 81 homes, mainly small houses and flats. This is 19 more than Countryside were planning to build […]