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Election alarm clock logo

Set your alarm – It’s election time

A new text message service has been set up to keep residents informed about the upcoming elections.

Bin collections over Easter

Bin collections across the Rochford District will remain unchanged over Easter.
2 model chicks and a chocolate egg

Easter doesn’t have to mean eggs-tra waste!

Approximately 80 million chocolate eggs are sold in the UK at Easter generating around 4,370 tonnes of card and 160 tonnes of foil waste!
Sebastian Coombs, Low Carbon Business, Jim Wilkinson, Employability & Skills Unit at Essex County Council, Sarah Bell, Innovation & Sector Development Manager at INVEST Essex, Shaun Scrutton, Head of Planning & Transportation at Rochford District Council, Amar Dave, Chief Executive at Rochford District Council

It’s Business as Usual!

This year’s first Rochford District Business Breakfast has taken place and has proven to be yet another success.
a photo from Oshima and the Sea

Children Take Your ‘Cue’……..It’s Showtime!

Rochford District Council’s family theatre events at the Mill Arts & Events Centre in Rayleigh are so popular that even more shows have been added so that families can continue to enjoy the ‘theatre experience’ locally.
Photograph shows (from left to right): Rochford and Southend East MP, James Duddridge; Leader of Rochford District Council, Councillor Terry Cutmore; The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport; Chairman of Rochford District Council, Councillor Barbara Wilkins.

Secretary of State officially opens new terminal extension at London Southend Airport

The new extension to the terminal at London Southend Airport has been officially opened by The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport.
a photograph of Rochford District Council’s Chairman, Councillor Barbara Wilkins, Max The Dragon, Tina Adlam, Nordic Walking and Rochford District Council’s Sports Development Officer, Mark Aldous.

Wild Woods Day fun for all the family!

Whether its axe throwing, archery, crafts or live music there really is something for all the family at this years Rochford District Council Wild Woods Day!
Rayleigh Windmill tour guides

Windmill ‘Sails’ into the Final!

Rochford District’s most famous landmark, Rayleigh Windmill will go head-to-head with the finest Museums, galleries and visitor attractions from across the UK to earn one of the most sought-after accolades in the heritage sector at the Museums and Heritage Awards for Excellence.
a photograph – Left to Right, Rochford District Resident, Chairman’s Companion, Rep from Rayleigh, Rochford and Castle Point Talking Newspapers, Rep from Home Instead Senior Care, Chairman of Rochford District Council, Rep from Essex Libraries, Rep from RRAVS, Rep from Citizens Advice Bureau.

Council helps residents to keep safe

More than 40 residents filled Stambridge Community Centre Stambridge Memorial Hall this week to get invaluable safety advice at the Community Older Persons Event (C.O.P.E) run by Rochford District Council and the Rochford District Community Safety Partnership.
A plane Southend Airport

Rochford District to benefit from new routes out of London Southend Airport

The Rochford District is set to benefit from six new routes being offered from London Southend Airport.



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