Parish News Weblog
No 20 Bus
Bus Stop - Ferry Road just after Oakleigh Avenue (Rayleigh bound)
Please note that until Essex County Council move the bus stop signage, buses should be stopping at the new Bus Shelter as well as at the old layby.
Flooding - Grants Available - Essex County Council Grants available to help protect property from flooding If you're a residential homeowner in Essex who has been flooded internally from local flood sources such as rainfall, watercourses and groundwater, you may be eligible for a Property Level Protection (PLP) grant of up to £5,000 to help protect your property.
Fill out an online application form by clicking on the Apply tab... http://www.essex.gov.uk/…/local…/flooding/Pages/Default.aspx
Notice of conclusion of the audit and right to inspect the Annual Return: The Council's auditor, PKF Littlejohn have comleted their assurance review of the parish council's annual return which is now available for inspection by appointment at the council office, or by viewing it under Finance.
Our next Councillor Surgery is on Saturday 31st October between 10:30am - 12:30pm at the Hullbridge Parish Council Office (opposite the Co-OP, Ferry Road).
Come along, raise any views/concerns with a Councillor.
Rochford District Council - Small Grants. You are invited to submit an application for a grant for 2016/17. A copy of the application form is attached along with guidance notes, an equalities monitoring form and a copy of the Council’s Corporate Plan 2014-17. A link to guidance notes and an electronic version of the application form can also be found on the homepage of the council’s website, http://www.rochford.gov.uk. Both revenue and capital funding is available. The maximum amount that can be applied for by any one organisation is £1,000 (revenue grants) and £1,500 (capital grants).
The deadline for submission of applications is 5pm on Friday 20 November 2015. An advisory group made up of Elected Members will meet after the closing date to make a decision on the grant allocations. You will be informed if your application has been successful by the end of December. Please note that not all applications will be successful as demand is high for funding from this source. If you require any assistance in completing your application please do not hesitate to contact me.
HULLBRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL SCHEME OF GRANTING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO NON PROFIT MAKING ORGANISATIONS - For more details and guidelines please view our Policy and application form on our website. http://www.hullbridgepc.co.uk/…/our-policies-and-procedures/
The seventh annual Rochford Art Trail went off with a bang, with a spectacular launch event featuring some of the amazing work that will be on offer during the ten-day exhibition.
The Launch Event, at Rochford Library was attended by The Chairman of Rochford District Council, Cllr Mrs Heather Glynn, who officially opened the much anticipated trail. After the ceremony she said: “I was thrilled to see so many different people come along to support our local artists. This year’s Rochford Art Trail is set to be the biggest and best yet, with lots of new and unique artwork being displayed as well as some of the favourites from past years. I hope that as many people as possible will find the time to visit Rochford and attend this great event.”
The Rochford Art Trail will run untilSaturday, September 26. For more information visit www.rochford.gov.uk/arttrail where you can find a full list of events by date, and follow @rochford_arts on Twitter.
Make sure you come along and sample the many talents the Rochford District has to offer!
Did you know that from 1 October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in a vehicle with anyone under 18 present? Once the legislation comes into force, both the driver and the smoker could be fined £50.
For more information
on the new legislation visit gov.uk/smokefreecars
Allotment Cup Competition Winners - 2015
Congratulations to three Sisters' for winning this year's Allotment Cup Competition.
1st Prize is awarded to Pauline Glenister, Barbara Corderoy and Jan Saveall.
2nd Prize is awarded to Laurie Humphrey.
3rd Prize is awarded to Sue Oates.
The winners received their trophy, a certificate and prize money from Council Chairman Cllr. Angelina Marriott.
Congratulations to you all.
Use the calendar or list of months to view entries made on those dates.