To raise awareness and help promote learning about environmental issues Rochford District Council’s Recycling Team will be showing off their ‘Green Thumbs’ at schools and roadshows throughout the District.
For the past month, litter placed into litter bins around Rayleigh High Street, has been helping raise money for local charities as well as keeping the streets clean.
Residents and visitors are being encouraged to take part in ‘Love Your Parks Week’ by heading to one of Rochford District’s beautiful open spaces.
A pilot scheme is set to be trialled in Great Wakering from August 9 to prevent residents from having to travel to use a recycling centre.
A new exhibition at Rayleigh Windmill will show what life was like in Rayleigh 100 years ago, at the outbreak of the First World War.
The Flooding Advisory Group Meeting that was due to convene on Wednesday , July 23, has been postponed.
The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking local people for their help to draw up a new pattern of council wards for the Rochford district.
A free collection service is in place for flood-damaged goods, following this weekend’s heavy rain.
Rochford District Council and Plumberow Primary Academy have been working together to create recycled art and decorations to encourage children to recycle, reuse and think about what they can do to become ‘greener’.
Even though we are now in the summer months and experiencing lots of hot weather its worth remembering that often very hot weather can bring on summer storms and flooding.
Officers from Rochford District Council attended Ashingdon Fun Day to promote a campaign to keep our streets tidy.
As many of us go on holiday, attend festivals and host summer barbeques we need to remember to find ways to recycle outdoors too. UK recycling saves more than 18 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year – the same as taking 5 million cars off the road. In the Rochford District we recycle around 70% of household waste but we can all do more; here are our top tips for recycling this summer: