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john mason Local Elections 2014The Rochford Independent has well over 1000 regular subscribers and a “reach” to many more casual readers (often over 10,000) !! 

We hope that you enjoy reading our Articles about what is going on in Hawkwell 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.

John and Christine Mason – Editors of “The Rochford Independent”

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Is Our Green Belt Safe under our Council?

Is Our Green Belt Safe under our Council?

"Safe Under Us?"

http://www.cprelondon.org.uk/resources/item/2339-safe-under-us

THIS IS ABOUT ROCHFORD DISTRICT and we provided a contribution to this report which will be “news” for everyone who is concerned about the further loss of Green Belt in our revised Local Plan where there is a Council public consultation running at this moment.

This is what the Council has not told you.

There are some scary numbers coming forward as evidence from consultants such as 392pa instead of 250pa over the district. That COULD mean another 4000 over the existing building target of 2785!

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... Read the story »

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

Despite our recent experiences with Planning Conditions on the David... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read the story »

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