Local News

Reopening of Rayleigh Police Station?

Conservative councillors Mike Steptoe and Mrs Cheryl Roe, put forward the following motion at the Rochford District Council meeting on 14th July to reinstate the front counter service at Rayleigh Police Station, which was closed in 2016.

Free Face Masks

Face masks will be made mandatory in shops across England from July 24 and anyone caught without one can be fined up to £100.

Enforcement will be entirely down to the police, although the Government has said shops will be expected to play a part.

Southend Airport Update from Glyn Jones, CEO, Stobart Aviation

Airport Update from Glyn Jones, CEO, Stobart Aviation

Good Afternoon,


I hope this email finds you safe and well.


I am writing to update you on the operation of London Southend Airport following our first week of resuming operations.


Havens Hospices Thanks

June 30th 2020 Havens Hospices sent a warm thank you to Councillor Julie Gooding and the #Rochfordppeproject for creating these bags for Fair Havens helping to reduce  their of plastic bags.


Rayleigh overhead power lines decommissioning.

Balfour Beatty on behalf of National Grid will be undertaking essential electricity works in Wheatley Ward from 22nd June until the Autumn, They will be removing two overhead power lines between two substations which will not affect the local electricity supply.