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Art Trail has launched

3…2…1…the 2014 Rochford Art Trail has launched!

The fifth annual Rochford Art Trail went off with a bang, with a spectacular launch event featuring some of the amazing work that will be on offer during the ten day exhibition.

There’s ‘Summit’ for local Businesses!

Rochford District Council has listened to what businesses have said and are hosting a Skills Summit as part of the very successful Business Breakfast programme.

History Comes Back to Life in Rochford

Rochford District Council are opening the iconic Old House to the public on Saturday 20 and 27 September to celebrate the 2014 Rochford Art Trail.

Come along to Community Older Persons Event (COPE)!

The Rochford District Community Safety Partnership and Rayleigh Town Council are inviting Rayleigh residents to a special event aimed at helping them to ‘Stay Safe’.
Photograph shows (left to right). Back Row: Richard Harrison, Southend and District ACO (Association for Cricket Officials); Linda Hare (clerk to Stambridge Parish Council); Arthur Hutton, Mr Bentlety’s grandfather; George Ioannou (chairman of Stambridge Parish Council) Front Row: Mark Aldous of Rochford District Council; Paralympic Boccia Gold medallist Dan Bentley; Steve Mackay, Acting Headteacher at Stambridge Primary School

Free disability sport taster sessions for the Rochford District!

Rochford District Council, Active Rochford, Essex County Cricket Board and Stambridge Parish Council are working together to offer Rochford District residents the chance to try out some FREE Disability Sport taster sessions.
Left to Right, Barry Carter, SITA UK, Chris Northedge, Deborah Ashton McDonalds Southend, Rochford District Council’s Street Scene Officer, Lesley Athey and Guermassi Imeel, SITA UK.

Working together to keep the District tidy!

Members of staff from Southend McDonalds have again been helping to litter pick problem areas with Rochford District Council in an attempt to encourage residents to clear up and take pride in where they live.

Top recyclers seal new deal with SITA UK

Rochford District Council has agreed a seven-year contract extension with SITA UK, which will see residents benefit from new state-of-the-art street cleansing machines.
Photograph shows (left to right) Shaun Scrutton Head of Planning, Ken Wickham representing Federation of Small Business, Martin Ellis representing Rochford Chamber of Trade

£50,000 funding pot to help local businesses

A £50,000 funding pot is being made available to help local businesses to expand and provide jobs.
local children Keira and Max Dahmani

The Rayleigh Windmill Heritage Open Days are here!

Come along to Rayleigh Windmill this weekend for the nationwide Heritage Open Days event!

2014 Rochford Art Trail

Rochford's ever-popular and award-winning Art Trail will be returning for its sixth consecutive year, once again playing host to dozens of artists who will be exhibiting their talents in the town's shops, cafes and businesses, from Thursday 18 to Saturday 27 September.

An Evening of Sport

A reminder for sports clubs and members of the public that there are less than two weeks to go until Rochford District Council’s Sports Forum on Thursday 18th September.

History Comes Back To Life at Rayleigh Windmill!

Rayleigh Windmill will be joining attractions up and down the country in celebrating England’s fantastic architecture and culture, during Heritage Open Days on the weekend of September 13-14.



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