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New virtual care solution provides support for people in Essex

Essex County Council, in partnership with RETHINK Partners and Alcove, is rolling-out a new and innovative response to the COVID-19 crisis, by providing virtual care and health and wellbeing support to vulnerable or shielded people.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Help us celebrate the District’s Unsung Heroes #RochfordDistrictUnites

Rochford District Council want to highlight the ‘Good Samaritans’ from across the District who have been working to help our communities and individuals as the country continues to fight the COVID-19 virus.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

HMS Beagle – her final adventure 18 May,2020

HMS Beagle returned to England in 1843. On her return, she was sent to Sheerness dockyard where she remained for the next 18 months. By this time the Beagle was 25 years old and despite having circumnavigated the globe, she was still relatively sound and there was one last role for her to play. On June 14th, 1845 the dockyard workers began to copper her bottom again and on July 11th 1845 she set sail from Sheerness on her very last voyage. A voyage which would see her next 25 years in Rochford district.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Statement from The Leader of the Council, Cllr Mike Steptoe and Managing Director, Shaun Scrutton - May 18, 2020

Car parks Enforcement measures in the council’s pay and display car parks will recommence on Monday 1st June. Please ensure you purchase a PayByPhone session or a ticket. While the purchase of a ticket using cash will be possible, It is strongly recommended that the PayByPhone option is used to avoid queueing and contact with coins and the ticket machines. If you haven’t already registered, full information is displayed on the machines and noticeboards. To save time, please register on-line before your visit at https://paybyphone.co.uk/

Monday, May 18, 2020