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left to right, Rochford District Council’s Economic Development Manager, Jody Owens-Hughes, Dean Border, MD Baltic Distribution Ltd and Crouch Shipping Agency and Rochford District Council’s Business Support Officer, Sarah Moss

Local businesses get chance to shape Rochford District's Economic Growth Strategy

The first ever Business Summit is set to be held by Rochford District Council to kick-start new plans for economic growth in the area
left to right, Chairman of Hawkwell Athletic Football Club, Craig Leverington, Footballer, Matt Leverington and Club Secretary, Steve Dowding.

Rochford District opens its eyes to blind football

Blind football may be unfamiliar to some but it is played all over the world and now for the first time in Essex the District of Rochford have their very own team and are looking for blind and partially sighted footballers from all over the county to join them.
Election alarm clock logo

Set your alarm – It’s election time

A new text message service has been set up to keep residents informed about the upcoming elections.

Bin collections over Easter

Bin collections across the Rochford District will remain unchanged over Easter.
2 model chicks and a chocolate egg

Easter doesn’t have to mean eggs-tra waste!

Approximately 80 million chocolate eggs are sold in the UK at Easter generating around 4,370 tonnes of card and 160 tonnes of foil waste!
Sebastian Coombs, Low Carbon Business, Jim Wilkinson, Employability & Skills Unit at Essex County Council, Sarah Bell, Innovation & Sector Development Manager at INVEST Essex, Shaun Scrutton, Head of Planning & Transportation at Rochford District Council, Amar Dave, Chief Executive at Rochford District Council

It’s Business as Usual!

This year’s first Rochford District Business Breakfast has taken place and has proven to be yet another success.
a photo from Oshima and the Sea

Children Take Your ‘Cue’……..It’s Showtime!

Rochford District Council’s family theatre events at the Mill Arts & Events Centre in Rayleigh are so popular that even more shows have been added so that families can continue to enjoy the ‘theatre experience’ locally.
Photograph shows (from left to right): Rochford and Southend East MP, James Duddridge; Leader of Rochford District Council, Councillor Terry Cutmore; The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport; Chairman of Rochford District Council, Councillor Barbara Wilkins.

Secretary of State officially opens new terminal extension at London Southend Airport

The new extension to the terminal at London Southend Airport has been officially opened by The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport.
a photograph of Rochford District Council’s Chairman, Councillor Barbara Wilkins, Max The Dragon, Tina Adlam, Nordic Walking and Rochford District Council’s Sports Development Officer, Mark Aldous.

Wild Woods Day fun for all the family!

Whether its axe throwing, archery, crafts or live music there really is something for all the family at this years Rochford District Council Wild Woods Day!
Rayleigh Windmill tour guides

Windmill ‘Sails’ into the Final!

Rochford District’s most famous landmark, Rayleigh Windmill will go head-to-head with the finest Museums, galleries and visitor attractions from across the UK to earn one of the most sought-after accolades in the heritage sector at the Museums and Heritage Awards for Excellence.



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