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, from left to right: Jean Read from Rochford District Council; Georgia Davis, Brian Stanbridge and Stephen Cowland, volunteers from The Royal British Legion.

Rochford District Council assists with Poppy Appeal Count

Royal British Legion volunteers were helped by Rochford District Council officers, to count the generous donations collected in high streets and shops around the Rochford district, Thundersley and Hadleigh, during the 2014 Poppy Appeal.
Rochford District Council’s Deputy Leader, Councillor Keith Hudson, with the contracted workers.

Diggers at work to combat flooding!

Diggers are now at work in Sweyne Park, Rayleigh, as part of a concerted effort to combat flooding issues.
the Council’s streetscene officer, Lesley Athey, with the camera crew

Rayleigh to appear on BBC1 Anti-Litter Programme

Rayleigh Town Centre will feature on a BBC1 programme about local councils’ litter prevention schemes, on Friday 28 November.
Rochford District Council’s Deputy Leader, Councillor Keith Hudson, with the Council’s recycling mascot, Max the dragon.

Rochford District Council has been named as SECOND in the entire country for its recycling rates.

The authority would like to thank all our residents for being green…following the announcement from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) which monitors waste and recycling figures
a close up of a tennis ball

Lottery Funding ‘Lights Up’ Rochford Tennis Club!

One of our District’s most successful tennis clubs has been awarded a share of a £10 million National Lottery grant from a fund designed to upgrade existing community sports facilities or convert existing buildings into venues that are more suitable for grassroots sport.
A 'stand by signal'

Stay warm this winter

Now that the cold winter days are setting in, residents are reminded that it is possible to save energy but still stay warm this winter.
Free parking on Saturdays in December

T’is the season to be jolly, festive and enjoy FREE parking!

Rochford District Council has agreed to provide free parking in its car parks all day on the three Saturdays before Christmas.
eggs, pasta, salt shaker and flour on a work surface

Food businesses: are you prepared for changes to food allergen information?

Rochford District Council is reminding food business in the District that they need to be ready for new rules which will affect the way they provide allergen information.
(L to R) Lee Cutter, Adrian Bell, Councillor Mrs June Lumley, Graham Manser, Steve Brooks

Life Savers Honoured By Council Chairman

The Chairman of Rochford District Council, Councillor June Lumley has praised the quick thinking actions of two members of the Council’s staff who came to the rescue of a man in cardiac arrest on the Council premises.
Winners from the 2014 Rochford and Castle Point Sports Awards

Sports Awards Success!

The cream of Rochford District and Castle Point's sporting talent was celebrated at a special awards ceremony.

Rochford District Council achieves high levels of customer satisfaction

A remarkable 66 per cent of feedback to Rochford District Council comes in the form of compliments about the service.
(left to right) Edna Howard and Georgina Hughes visiting the bench they donated to the Council in memory of their mother, Maud Matilda Howard.

Daughters return to mother’s ‘secret garden’ 22 years later!

Sisters Georgina Hughes and Edna Howard paid a surprise visit to Rochford District Council this week to visit the Council gardens they remember so vividly from their childhood.



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