Rochford Citizen of the Year

This evening I have been attending the Rochford Citizen of the Year Award.  This is an annual ceremony to celebrate the best of the District. There are three catagories and the winners were Young Citizen - Chloe Good Charitable Support - Clair Hawtree Community Spirit - Georgie & Andrew Watson There is then an overall … Continue reading Rochford Citizen of the Year

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

Local Higways panel and the Cyclepath to nowhere.

The Local Highways panel for Rochford met on the 25 June and included in the Agenda was a report on the cycle-path along the Hullbridge Road which came to a sudden halt in May before it had reached its planned end at Ferndale Road. Residents (including myself) had been told by the people working on … Continue reading Local Higways panel and the Cyclepath to nowhere.

Planned Work to the Watery Lane Junction with Hullbridge Road

I brought up the number of accidents at this spot just under a year ago due to the number of accidents, officially (that means reported to the Police) there have been five recent accidents at the site. At the June meeting of the Local Highways Panel the work was approved and will now be going … Continue reading Planned Work to the Watery Lane Junction with Hullbridge Road

The day after the night before – District Council Meeting

I have left it a day to reflect on last nights meeting before Commenting on it.  This is not an analysis of the detailed proceedings but a view of the general proceedings. Looking at the results it can appear as a triumph for the ruling Conservatives, they won the votes on the night with parking charges being … Continue reading The day after the night before – District Council Meeting

Next Neighbourhood Action Panel Confirmed

After a long break Hullbridge is at last getting the neighbourhood Action Panels back. Hullbridge Neighbourhood Action Panel Date: 31st July 2014 19:00 - 20:00 Where: *venue to be confirmed - likely to be* Hullbridge Community Centre, Pooles Lane, Hullbridge. SS5 6PA Extra Info: THIS IS NOT A POLICE MEETING but officers will be in … Continue reading Next Neighbourhood Action Panel Confirmed