A big turn-out at Holy Trinity and the Royal British Legion today. In fact there were more people outside the Legion than anticipated. And this year we had some sunshine…
If you are in London for the Olympics, and want to escape the city heat and the crowds for the day, can we suggest Battlesbridge? You can get a train from London Liverpool Street to Battlesbridge, you have to change at Wickford and it takes about 47 minutes. It’s then about 7 minutes to the centre of the village. Battlesbridge…
5th Rayleigh Scouts, Cubs and Beavers joined forces on Wednesday evening for a litter pick at Sweyne Park. The weather was very kind to them and they picked up a good quantity of litter. It was part of their “Scout Community Week” (Bob-a-job week to those of us who remember it!). We publish these photos with the permission of the…
A couple of photos … double-click on the thumbnails to enlarge… (if you have any better ones, please send to us, and we’ll publish ’em either anonymously or with your name attached…)
“Rayleigh Resident” has been photographing a snowy Sweyne Park at sunset…. Click on the image to enlarge… Many thanks, RR .
“Greenbelt” has kindly sent us these pictures of woodcock feeding in a Rawreth garden today. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge… The RSPB website says In winter, birds are widespread in lowland areas. You would be very lucky to see one… _ What they eat …. Worms, beetles, spiders, caterpillars, fly larvae and small snails.
Yesterday Cllrs Chris Lumley and Chris Black went out taking photos of potholes and other highways defects in West Rayleigh – here are six that we have reported. Good thing we went out yesterday and not left it for today
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Just some photos of Battlesbridge this afternoon…..
Rayleigh Town Centre this evening in the snow: (click on a thumbnail to enlarge once, and then click a second time to enlarge again)