Free Compost Giveaway !

From the District Council website: Compost Awareness Week takes place from 3-9 May, and to mark this Rochford District Council are offering free compost to all residents. To get your free compost just come along to Pooles Lane Car Park, Hullbridge at 10am on Wednesday 6 May with your own sacks and help yourselves. It’s that simple! The compost will…
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Rawreth Parish Council’s Submission On The SW Hullbridge / NE Rawreth Application

Access The junction onto Lower Road is not adequate. Even with a new roundabout it is too close to Watery Lane and will only add to the traffic congestion further down the road at the Rawreth Lane junction. If (or rather when) Watery Lane is closed the development will add to the inevitable gridlock. The possible secondary acess via Maylands…
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Hullbridge / Rawreth Planning Application Now In….

Another big planning application, part of the District Council’s Core Strategy has now been submitted.You can find more on the council website here. A lot of resident’s comments have already been submitted over the weekend. The outline proposal includes: “Residential development for 500 dwellings including a proportion of affordable housing, associated open space, landscaping and drainage and infrastructure works”

Michael Hoy Starts Campaign Against School Bus Ruling

Councillor Michael Hoy writes here about a new County Council policy: “With effect from September 2015 Essex County Council have changed the policy on Home to School Transport for new pupils meaning parents or carers will have to pay themselves if their children go to Sweyne-Park School even though they may live over 3 miles away and would currently be entitled…
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A New Set Of Ward Boundaries In 2016 !!!

Every once in a while a government commission looks at the ward boundaries in each council area to make sure that everyone is being fairly represented. For example, areas where there has been new housing might merit having an extra councillor, which might mean an area somewhere else might lose one. At the moment the  Local Government Boundary Commission is…
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