Monthly Archive: January 2013

Half-Way To A Pedestrian Crossing !

  The Local Highways Panel today allocated £150,000 today for a light-controlled crossing in Hullbridge Road, by Lubards Farm ! Only five councillors turned up today (there should have been nine) but all of those present supported this. So let’s give a thank-you to Councillors Gill Lucas-Gill,  Keith Hudson, Mike Steptoe and Bonnie Hart. The petition certainly helped a bit….
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Michelin: 8 Months Suspended Sentence + £15,000 Fine + £20,000 Costs

The Environment Agency have issued the following press release: Prison sentence for ‘cantankerous’ land owner Fines, unpaid work and land clearance also ordered Land owner Roger Frederick Phipps has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment and ordered to carry out 180 hours unpaid work for allowing an illegal waste site to be run on his farm for years. He was…
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A Petition That’s Snowballed – Let’s Hope It Helps!

Sometimes residents are so interested in a local issue that they see when you’ve started something and then do something extra themselves. That’s what happened with the petition for a pedestrian crossing in Hullbridge Road, opposite Lubards Farm. Chris Black, as a member of the Local Highways Panel, has been gently pushing for this. After speaking to Happy Days nursery…
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Latest Weather News From The District Council

Waste Collections: Waste collections have now returned to normal with the exception of Monday (21 Jan) and Tuesdays (22 Jan) compostables collections which will be collected next week on your normal collection day. Sports Pitches: Council officers have been out this morning (Friday Jan 25) inspecting pitches that are used for sport by local clubs over the weekends. Having inspected…
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Giant Cranes On Their Way To Essex

The Port of London Website reports: World’s Largest Quay Cranes Set Sail for London Gateway Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant quay cranes, manufactured by Shanghai’s Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC),…
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Takeaway Application On Rawreth Industrial Estate Called In

Chris Black has ‘called in’ a planning application for a takeaway on the Rawreth Industrial Estate – it will now come to the Development Committee next week. Application No :12/00722/COU Zoning :Employment Land Parish :Rawreth Parish Council Ward : Downhall And Rawreth Location :Unit 7 Westfield Close Rawreth Industrial Estate Rawreth Lane Rayleigh Proposal : Subdivide Existing Unit and Change…
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