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14 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Rochford businesses to get a boost with first ever summit

ECONOMIC growth in the Rochford district will be given a kick start later this month as the district council host their first ever business summit.

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16 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

CHARITIES in south Essex have been given more than 18,000.

ECC Awards 43 - CASTLEPOINT - Alex Dobinson Cllr Maryse Isles , KT, Abigail Capper, Gemma Papworth A youth club on Canvey Island, a Marching Corps and a Rochford based charity helping vulnerable people in need are among the groups given a boost in the latest round of grants from the Essex Millennium Fund and Essex County Council's Chairman's Fund.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

TRADERS are celebrating after Rochford District Council postponed...

Delighted - Carl Watson, left, president of Rayleigh chamber of Trade, and Jeff Stanton, of Hockley Chamber of Trade and Commerce New charges were set to be introduced this month that would see drivers paying A 1 to park at council-run car parks on Saturday afternoons between 1pm and 7pm.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

South End Standard

Not on our land: Campaigners launch legal bid to stop Rochford...

Not on our land: Campaigners launch legal bid to stop Rochford District Council building 2,785 new homes Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting ECHONEWS to 80360, or email us Click here for details A CAMPAIGNERS have secured a legal review of Rochford Council's plans to build thousands of homes afterawoman stumped up ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

South End Standard

Mum of famous quads dies

A WOMAN who made history and headlines worldwide when she gave birth to the world's smallest surviving quadruplets has died aged 86. Phoebe Meacham, of Woodcutters Avenue, Leigh , died surrounded by her family at Southend Hospital on Thursday afternoon, after contracting pneumonia following a fall.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

OnlineFOCUS

Whipping Themselves Into Errors

There's a slightly peculiar article in the latest Rayleigh Times this week, from the UKIP candidate John Hayter.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

South End Standard

We won't give up the fight: Rochford residents need A 40,000 in a...

We won't give up the fight: Rochford residents need A 40,000 in a week for judicial review to fight council's housing plans Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting ECHONEWS to 80360, or email us Click here for details A COMMUNITIES across Rochford have been told theymust raise A 40,000 in a week for a judicial review if ... (more)

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South End Standard

Citizen of the Year award for teacher

A hard-working teacher has earned himself the accolade of Rochford District's Citizen of the Year thanks to his work in the community.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Rochford welcomes new routes from Southend Airport

It is anticipated that 60 new jobs will be created thanks to the new routes from Flybe, which will be on offer from today.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

South End Standard

Man guilty of 15,000 benefit fraud

Andrew Porter, 62, of Leecon Way, Rochford, pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit by making a false statement whilst receiving an Occupational Pension from the Railway Pension Scheme.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Echo: Teen in Abbots Langley motorbike crash in critical condition

PHONE fraudsters have targeted people in Essex with more than 20 people alerting police to their scam in less than 24 hours.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

OnlineFOCUS

Confidential Report On Open Spaces

The Council's Executive - the 'cabinet' - meets on April 2nd. There are two items - one is the "Rochford Growth Strategy 2014 -2017 " , which we are still reading.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

A lorry has fallen into a ditch in Rochford.

The HGV is resting on its side in the ditch along Shopland Road near to the Purdeys Way industrial estate.

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South End Standard

Lorry in ditch in Rochford

The HGV is resting on its side in the ditch along Shopland Road near to the Purdeys Way industrial estate.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

Rochford Council call for businesses to attend Family Fun Day

The countdown has already begun for Rochford District Council's annual Wild Woods Family Fun Day at Hockley Woods on Saturday 7 June 2014.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

OnlineFOCUS

Council Has " little understanding of retail dynamics "...

Once upon a time, the Conservatives were supposedly pro-business and pro-car. And the Greens were supposedly charming but not very good with money and anti-car.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Basildon Recorder

Scrap Metal dealers are working with Essex Police to crack down on rogue traders.

Officers visited Imperial Metals in Vanguard Way, Shoebury , Premier Metals on the Sutton Road Industrial Estate and Rochford Scrap on the Purdeys Industrial Estate as part of a crackdown on people selling dodgy scrap to legitimate businesses.

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South End Standard

Police crackdown on scrap metal rogue traders

Officers visited Imperial Metals in Vanguard Way, Shoebury , Premier Metals on the Sutton Road Industrial Estate and Rochford Scrap on the Purdeys Industrial Estate as part of a crackdown on people selling dodgy scrap to legitimate businesses.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Picture by teachingsaggitarian from Flickr

Police have issued an urgent warning to residents to be on guard against telephone fraudsters after three incidents in three days in which elderly victims lost a total of A 13,000.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

South End Standard

Hawkwell road named after fallen war hero

FAMILY and friends of a south Essex soldier killed in action gathered in Hawkwell as a road was named in his honour.

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