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Consultation: The Future of Our Open Spaces

Rochford District Council is seeking the views of local people on the future of our parks and open spaces.
Mark Wells (from main sponsors Pinnacle-PSG), Shane Williams (Marketing and Sports Development Officer, Castle Point BC), Brinn Bevan (Gymnast and past winner at the Sports Awards), Mark Aldous (Sports Development Officer, Rochford District Council), Cllr Mrs June Lumley (Chairman, Rochford District Council)

Who will be Rochford and Castle Point’s Sports Personality of the Year?

HURRY… get your nominations in for this year’s Castle Point and Rochford Sports Awards before the closing date of Monday 6 October.
Group photo of organisers, attendees and volunteers

Disability Sports Sessions Prove to be ‘Ace’!

Over 40 people from all over the District packed out Stambridge Memorial Hall today to try out some free disability sporting taster sessions in a joint initiative run by Rochford District Council, Active Rochford, Essex County Cricket Board and Stambridge Parish Council.

Rochford Art Trail Film Viewings This Weekend

The end of the 2014 Rochford Art Trail is fast approaching, and the final day of this year’s event will feature fantastic film viewings and live performances.

Two prosecuted for benefit fraud totalling almost £14,000

Two people have been successfully prosecuted by Rochford District Council for benefit fraud totalling almost £14,000.
Cllr Mrs June Lumley, Chairman of Rochford District Council; Cllr Eddie Dray, Chairman of Rayleigh Town Council, and volunteers from the Windmill.

Rayleigh Windmill Heritage Open Days a Huge Success!

Record-breaking numbers of people visited Rayleigh Windmill for the nationwide Heritage Open Days event on 13-14 September 2014!
Supporters of the campaign

How do you bin yours? Campaign launches to help reduce chewing gum on our streets!

Rochford District Council will launch a campaign today, with the aim of reducing littered gum in the local area, encouraging residents to ‘Bin it your way’!
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.



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