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john mason Local Elections 2014We hope that you enjoy reading our Articles about what is going on in Hawkwell, Hockley and Rochford District. There are now 6 District Councillors representing Rochford District Residents. There is a Group in Council where we have joined with the 3 Greens in Hullbridge.

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Gagging of Councillors

Gagging of Councillors

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I was invited by BBC Essex to talk about the Amended Social Media Policy or Gagging of Councillors with Sadie 9. Neil Hookway was on with me and Michael Hoy and James Newport chimed in with Tweets that were read out. I wonder if radio broadcasts will be banned after 12 December? TV?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1r3Yjrbn900&feature=youtu.be

Recording courtesy of BBC Essex And James Newport

Planning News

New Hawkwell Homes “Out of our Reach” is quite true New Hawkwell Homes “Out of our Reach” is quite true

The Echo published an Article today headed “Hawkwell homes “out of our reach”. You can... Read the story »

Planning Positives or Planning Negatives? Planning Positives or Planning Negatives?

Despite our recent experiences with Planning Conditions on the David Wilson Homes/Barratts planning... Read the story »

“To Condition or Not to Condition” – Planning “To Condition or Not to Condition” – Planning

By Christine Mason Planning is probably the one issue that is always most controversial and creates... Read the story »

Police News

Councillor slammed over fake parking bay Councillor slammed over fake parking bay

I found this interesting article on Yahoo Cars !! A parish councillor in Gloucestershire was so tired... Read the story »

London Gangs Target Hockley & Hawkwell London Gangs Target Hockley & Hawkwell

Echo 22nd December 2009 POLICE are to target gangs of youths who are coming into Hockley from London... Read the story »

Crime Updates from Essex Police Crime Updates from Essex Police

VEHICLE CRIME: Overnight 8th July into 9th July there was several thefts from motor vehicles in the Hawkwell... Read the story »

Meeting with Chief Inspector Andy Prophet Meeting with Chief Inspector Andy Prophet

As your representative on the District Council, John Mason met with Chief Inspector Andy Prophet and... Read the story »

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