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Next Summit On The Way!

After the success of the last Business Summit, Rochford District Council is hosting another on Tuesday 25 November at Saxon Hall, Aviation Way, Rochford, between 1.45pm and 5pm.
Max showing the vast array of refurbished items at the Hopeworx re-use centre

Let’s Go Green For Halloween!

With only one day to go until the Council’s ‘Re-Think Rubbish’ event the Recycling Mascot, Max The Dragon has been hard at work with local charity, Hopeworx getting ready for the big day.

Have your say on the Budget Survey!

Rochford District Council is carrying out a Budget Survey to find out how you want your council tax to be spent.
Rochford Market Square

Your comments lead to Rochford Market Square plans change

Plans for the future of Rochford Market Square have been changed in direct response to residents’ feedback.

Steps taken to improve air quality in Rayleigh Town Centre

An Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) is set to be created in Rayleigh town centre, in an effort to reduce pollution.
A happy couple outside the windmill

Rayleigh Windmill Shortlisted for Essex Wedding Awards Finals!

The beautiful Rayleigh Windmill has been shortlisted as a finalist in the “Wedding Venue of the Year – Heritage” category of the Essex Wedding Awards.
Downhall Primary School students at the ‘Recycled Rhythms’ workshop.

Council helps turn rubbish into music!

Rochford District Council and The Mushroom Theatre Company have been working with students at Downhall Primary School in Rayleigh to create a very special musical production for next weeks ‘Re Think Rubbish’ event

Prevention of Travellers' site on Greenbelt

Rochford District Council has successfully negotiated a solution to block travellers moving onto a greenbelt site in Rawreth.
Students from King Edmund School with Councillor Jo McPherson (right)

There was ‘Summit’ for everyone – Businesses hail event a success!

More than 70 business people packed out the Rochford District Council Skills Summit at the Freight House last week to get some tips and advice to make their businesses a success.
Rochford District Council staff taking part in a Zumba class

Strictly star and record breaker Mark Foster launches ‘Get Active Essex’

Rochford District Council is supporting ‘Get Active Essex’, a countywide campaign that aims to encourage a healthier and more active county.
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New service to help homeless people sleeping rough across South Essex

A new service aims to help people who are sleeping rough across South Essex.

Rochford and Castle Point Sports Awards 2014 shortlist revealed

Rochford District Council and Castle Point Borough Council are celebrating the achievements of our local athletes and clubs by announcing the shortlisted nominations for the Rochford and Castle Point Sports Awards 2014, sponsored by Pinnacle PSG.



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