GP practices become ‘Dementia friendly’

Two practices in Castle Point and Rochford have recently been accredited as ‘dementia friendly’. Oaklands Surgery (Canvey) and Wakering Medical Centre (Great Wakering) were delighted to receive the accreditation for being ‘dementia friendly’ from Wessex...

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Grow It Cook It Eat It

Grow It, Cook It, Eat It Local mental health and wellbeing charity Trust Links is launching an exciting new course for people from the Castle Point and Rochford areas to learn gardening skills, cooking skills and to share a meal together. The ‘Grow It,...

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Historic Milestone in Hall Road is reinstated

Rochford District Council are pleased to announce that the historic milestone which was temporarily removed in Hall Road, Rochford has been reinstated The Grade II listed milestone and was carefully removed and preserved for a period of time whilst the construction of...

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Council invest in public conveniences around the district.

Rochford District Council have invested £330,000 in refurbishing three of the districts public conveniences so that people continue to have a good standard of facilities whilst they are out and about. The toilets located in Rayleigh have had £135,000 spent on new...

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Advice on Animal safety for Bonfire Night Festivities

With the 5th November almost here Rochford District Council has issued advice to residents to consider animals when celebrating Bonfire Night. Although many people enjoy fireworks the Council would urge everyone to think about pets and wildlife when planning a...

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New Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteer Family Mentors CAVS Family Mentoring Service Do you have parenting experience to share? Could you use that knowledge to help a family get their lives back on track? CAVS Family Mentoring Service are looking for empathic, reliable, and approachable volunteers...

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Free Parking on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas

Rochford District Council has agreed to free parking in its car parks all day on the four Saturdays before Christmas. On December 2, 9, 16 and 23 motorists will be able to park free all day in the Council’s car parks. Rochford District Council’s Portfolio Holder for...

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