Ashingdon

70 Hockley Homes, An Ashingdon Dementia Unit, 9 Rayleigh Flats And Some External Stairs

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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…
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The Picnic District 10 : Magnolia Park and Nature Reserve

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The District Council website describes it as follows: Magnolia Nature Reserve on the Ashingdon/Hawkwell border is a lovely area of habitat and can usually be found alive with bird life. One of the specialties that have been found most winters in good numbers is the increasingly rare Bullfinch. This Nature Reserve is managed by Hawkwell Parish Council. The reserve was…
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The Capons’ Greatest Moments

  Phil and Tracy Capon are husband and wife, and both are currently  Conservative Councillors on Rochford District Council. In fact Phil is the Chair of the Development Committee. Word reached us at the weekend that they had both been deselected by the Conservative Association – so they cannot stand as Conservatives when they both come up for election next…
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Lost Walks Of Rochford

  From the District Council website   Help us rediscover lost walks and hidden heritage in rural and coastal Rochford District. Join us on foot or online and help reveal the stories of Rochford’s changing landscape through a series of public walks. Walk 1: Barling – Wakering Wednesday 9 July 2014 10am to 2pm Meet at All Saints Church, Church…
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Clive Wren

We were very sorry to hear about the passing of former Lib Dem Councillor for Ashingdon, Clive Wren, who died recently , aged 78. Our thoughts are with his family. We were kindly sent the following obituary and photo, which we are very happy to publish. Clive Wren, 78 of Hullbridge, passed away, 2 November 2013. Clive was born in…
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Some More Police Meetings….

From the Essex Police website: Hullbridge Neighbourhood Meeting Date: 24th July 2013 11:00 – 12:00 Where: Hullbridge Sports & Social club, Lower Road, Hullbridge. SS5 6BJ Extra Info: The Neighbourhood Meeting is a monthly meeting for anyone living or working in Hullbridge to attend and highlight issues that directly affect the area. The meeting is open for any member of…
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The Local Highways Panel

    The local highways panel met yesterday . Here’s some snippets: Ashingdon Road There was a lot of anger about the state of Ashingdon Road. It is overdue for resurfacing, but despite repeated promises , it hasn’t been done. After some years of complaints from councillors like Gill Lucas-Gill,  resurfacing was promised for this Easter , then this summer,…
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Some Good Places To Visit During The Olympics – 2

If you are coming to Hadleigh for the Olympics, you might fancy coming to Rayleigh for a meal. There are plenty of cafes and tea-rooms, and a good range of restaurants – whether you want Fish and Chips, Italian, Spanish, Chinese or Indian. Plus lots of pubs…. And if you want to go a bit further, and eat by the…
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Some Of The New Planning Applications This Week – Feb 17th – EXTENDING THE AIRPORT TERMINAL

The latest list of new planning applications can be found on the District Council website here. It’s the list dated February 17th. There’s quite a lot of medium sized or large applications this week: Application for a mobile home that’s already there: 11/00106/COU Parish: Ashingdon Parish Council Ward: Ashingdon And Canewdon Proposal: Retrospective Application for the Use of the Site…
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