Parking charges will increase in Council pay and display car parks on Monday, August 4, as a result of budget constraints. However, Rochford District Council will be keeping free Saturday afternoon parking in Council pay and display car parks.
The first Parish Summit has been hosted by Rochford District Council as part of efforts to work together in the interests of residents.
Residents and Businesses in Southend and Rochford have eight weeks to give their views on proposed modifications to plans for major development in the area round London Southend Airport.
A Development Management Plan has been drawn up which sets out the detailed day-to-day policies which planning applications will be assessed against. This includes policies for new homes, housing extension limits in the Green Belt, and equestrian facilities.
Rochford District Council is proud to announce that the parish of Stambridge has become the first in the Rochford District to achieve 100% street sign up for their Neighbourhood Watch Scheme.
Rochford District Council’s Leisure Team in partnership with Rochford Extended Services and Fusion Lifestyle are aiming to keep the boredom away this summer by offering a variety of sporting and arts activities for all ages to enjoy.
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.