Local News

Councillor Derrick Stansby passes away

Derrick Stansby, Councillor and Chairman of Rochford District Council, passed away on the morning of Friday 15th April, he was 79 years of age.

His passing was peaceful, having suffered a short illness prior to his death.

He was a friend to all who knew him. a quite man in nature but truly passionate about his politics and his music, jazz especially.

Conservatives Maintain Control

The Conservative Group at Rochford District Council welcomed 4 new Councillors:Angela Hale becomes the new Councillor for Hullbridge, Bob Pointer becomes the new Councillor for Hawkwell North, Toby Mountain becomes the new Councillor for Sweyne Park, and Ian Ward becomes the new Councillor for Lodge.

Hullbridge View

Localism & Hullbridge in particular. Aside from addressing the immediate financial difficulties a complete change in the way our county is governed is taking place which will in turn devolve more power to our community.

Rayleigh North New InTouch for 2011

Rayleigh North is the Essex County Constituency comprising of Lodge; Central; Trinity; Downhall & Rawreth Wards. We have combined this new look InTouch so we can give a broader picture to our constituents throughout the year with more publications.  

Cllr Steve Castle's County View

The past few months have been a real rollercoaster. Being responsible for Education across the county I was really pleased with the efforts that youngsters put in to achieve a huge improvement in GCSE results in Essex, compared to other parts of the country. Too often people criticise education in this country accusing it of becoming “dumbed down”. But anyone who is a parent will know how hard our young people are working to achieve those results.

Rayleigh Christmas Lights a Great Success

Thank you so much to all who came down to support the First Tuesday Group stall at the incredibly successful Rayleigh Christmas Lights switch on. It was a very successful event and hopefully see the new members of Conservative Futures at our next meet on Tuesday 11th January 2011.

Hockley West Ward delivers new InTouch

Cllr Malcolm Maddocks of Hockley West Ward delivers the latest InTouch for the area. Read the latest news and views from Hockley.

Rayleigh and Wickford launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Rayleigh and Wickford launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Rayleigh and Wickford launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.