Here we go again – Rochford Launches Local Plan Consultation on potentialy 7,500 houses

Friday (the 17th November) was the start of the Districts second Local Plan , when the Planning Policy Sub-Committee agreed to send the Issues & Options Document, with accompanying papers, to Extraordinary Council on to 28th November for Approval to go out to Consultation. This plan looks to build around 7,500 (figure calculated by Cllr John … Continue reading Here we go again – Rochford Launches Local Plan Consultation on potentialy 7,500 houses

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An end and a new begining

  On Thursday we had an election for Essex County Council and after serving as their County Councillor for four years the residents of Hockley and Hullbridge decided that they didn't want me anymore but would rather have the Conservative candidate (Actually the vote in Hullbridge was overwhelmingly for me, it's just Hockley is a … Continue reading An end and a new begining

Wild Woods Day in Hockley

The annual Wild Woods Day is taking place in Hockley Woods on Saturday 7 June. This is run by the District Council and is always a great family day out.  Events start at 11.00am and carry on throughout the day, finishing at 4.00pm. As explained on the Council website: Entry is free to this family-friendly event … Continue reading Wild Woods Day in Hockley

Hockley – Beat Surgeries

The Police hold regular Beat Surgeries at Hockley Library, for people to bring their concerns to.  The next surgeries are detailed below. Beat Surgery - Hockley Library 17th September 2013, 11:00am Hockley Library Southend Road, Hockley, Essex Officers will be available to discuss issues and concerns for Hockley and Hawkwell. Beat Surgery - Hockley Library … Continue reading Hockley – Beat Surgeries

Hockley Area Action Plan sent to the Government Inspector

The Hockley Area Action Plan (HAAP) which has received over 780 responses, the vast majority unfavourable responses to the retail part alone, has finally been submitted to the Government Inspectorate.  The District Council site says The Hockley Area Action Plan Submission Document was submitted to the government for independent examination on 18 April 2013. This document sets out specific policies … Continue reading Hockley Area Action Plan sent to the Government Inspector