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New video can help households to save up to £700!

A new video aimed at helping Essex families to save money and reduce food waste is available on the Recycle for Essex website
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Get active, get walking!

People across Rochford District and Castle Point are being encouraged to get out on their feet and discover the wonders of walking during the Ramblers biggest ever free short walks festival from 3-10 May.
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It’s time to buddy up and get diving

Have you ever wanted to try out snorkelling or scuba diving? Well now you can and what’s more you can do it for FREE!
left to right, Rochford District Council’s Economic Development Manager, Jody Owens-Hughes, Dean Border, MD Baltic Distribution Ltd and Crouch Shipping Agency and Rochford District Council’s Business Support Officer, Sarah Moss

Local businesses get chance to shape Rochford District's Economic Growth Strategy

The first ever Business Summit is set to be held by Rochford District Council to kick-start new plans for economic growth in the area
left to right, Chairman of Hawkwell Athletic Football Club, Craig Leverington, Footballer, Matt Leverington and Club Secretary, Steve Dowding.

Rochford District opens its eyes to blind football

Blind football may be unfamiliar to some but it is played all over the world and now for the first time in Essex the District of Rochford have their very own team and are looking for blind and partially sighted footballers from all over the county to join them.
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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.
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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.
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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.



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