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Postponement of Rayleigh Windmill opening for the season

Rochford District Council has taken the difficult decision to postpone opening the Rayleigh Windmill to visitors until further notice, due to the current situation regarding the COVID19 pandemic.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Rochford District Council postpones key events

Due to the current and rapidly evolving situation regarding the COVID19 pandemic Rochford District Council has taken the difficult decision to postpone its planned upcoming events: Discover 2020: 200 years of HMS Beagle (30th and 31st May); Wild Woods Day (18 July) and the Rochford District Awards (15 May). It is proposed that these can be rescheduled for later in the year.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

£10,000 of funding available to voluntary sector groups

Rochford District Council will be offering £10,000 of funding to local voluntary sector groups which benefit our community.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Discover 2020 celebrations continue with 100 Years of Hockley.

Local historian Paul Taylor continued the districts Discover 2020 celebrations by presenting ‘One Hundred Years of Hockley’.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020