Green Issues

Beware Of Bogus People Trying To Sell You Insulation

There’s a warning on the District Council website: Residents in the Rochford District are being warned to be on their guard after reports that a company has been cold-calling people in the area posing as council officials and trying to sell loft and cavity wall insulation. The Council has received reports that a company has been cold-calling residents on the…
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Now, That’s A Lot Of Solar Panels

Council officers are recommending planning approval for a big array of solar panels at Oldbury Farm, Southend Road, Great Wakering. You can download the full report here (104kb) but here’s an extract: Location : Oldbury Farm Southend Road Great Wakering Proposal : Ground Works to Cut Away Section of Reservoir Bank and Installation of Ground Mounted 76m Long Array of…
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Who Are Ya?

To continue with our recent avian theme, an onlinefocus reader took this picture of a bird in a Rayleigh back garden this morning. Can anyone identify the species? Suggestions we’ve had so far are juvenile starling and juvenile Green Woodpecker….