You can download this week’s list of new planning applications here. Here are details of four of them: 70 new homes in Folly Lane, Hockley: 15/00599/FUL Parish: Hockley Parish Council Ward: Hockley West Responsibility:Committee/Weekly List Officer: Mrs Claire Buckley Proposal: Erection of 70 Dwellings, Together With Improvements to Existing Access, Pedestrian Access, Car Parking, Landscaping, Open Space, and Related Works…
This is a garden in Hockley Road, more or less opposite Fitzwimarc School. There are a few seats and you could definitely have a picnic here! It is on sloping ground, has some handsome trees, and a pond at the bottom end. It’s not a nature reserve, but you are still likely to hear a bit of birdsong and one…
It’s been a while since the Lib Dems held any kind of social event in Rayleigh but we had one yesterday, and with impeccable timing we had sunshine instead of rain! Nice to go a local Lib Dem event and see people you didn’t recognise….
The June crime figures for Rayleigh are now on the Police.uk website. It’s difficult to learn much from one month’s figures, but there were 14 burglaries reported (compared with 8 in May and 15 in April.) There were only 4 cases of shoplifting reported (compared with 15 in May and 5 in April)
There’s a planning application just in for Lower Barn Farm on London Road at the Rawreth/Rayleigh border – for extended opening hours: You can see it online here.
We received a complaint last week from a resident about litter near the passenger ramp from Rayleigh Station to The Approach. So we took a couple of photos and emailed them to Customer Services at Rochford District Council. They checked that it WAS a railway responsibility and passed the request on to Abellio Greater Anglia. The litter was cleared up…
The Echo has recently had two news stories about Rayleigh Town Centre.; First of all, three elderly ladies have had their purses snatched, apparently from open shopping bags : Det Sgt Lione added that they had no suspects for the purse snatchings yet, but they could be linked to previous shoplifting incidents where Eastern European suspects seem to be responsible….
Looking at photos of old buildings can be interesting. Looking at photos of old buildings that have been demolished can be more interesting. This month Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass looks at demolished buildings like the one above, which was pulled down around 90 years ago. Can you guess what it was?
2 Planning Applications Just In – Caravans + Horses Off Hullbridge Road, Two Houses Off Cheapside East – UPDATED
Here are two of the latest planning applications: The first is in Downhall and Rawreth ward, we think just inside Rayleigh’s parish booundary: Application 15/00448/FUL Location: Land South Of Woodville, Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, Essex, Mixed Use of Land For The Stationing of Caravans For Residential Purposes and Keeping of Horses Together With the Formation of Hardstanding and Utility/Dayroom UPDATE: 8th…
We’ve have a a problem with the internet tonight at onlineFOCUS. But Ron would like to mention that, following a request from a resident, he’s trying to get the vegetation cut back near the junction of Down Hall Road and Teignmouth Drive. Also, following several requests from residents, for some time he’s been trying to get the yellow line in…
There’s a new planning application that’s recently come in. It’s for 57 to 61 High Street Rayleigh, which we think includes Santander Bank, New Look and Elliott and Smith, the new estate agents. You can find the application on the council website here. The application is described as: Shopfront Alterations , Erection of First Floor Corridor and Change of Use…