Cllr Karen Chilvers

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Planning applications latest (to 20 May 2016)

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 22 May, 2016

The following planning applications are currently pending decisions.  There are some multiple conversions here in Hubert Road and Kings Road and I will be asking for a referral on these. Feel free to get in touch if there are any you wish me to refer for a committee decision. Discharge of condition 2 (Details of […]

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On election night I made a speech when I won my seat back an the Gazette carried it thus: “One thing I would like to say is that politics needs to be better. We all need to clean up our act not try and scare the public. Democracy would be better for that.” Read the […]

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Just watch as Cllr Louise McKinlay attacks and embarrasses Cllr Aspinell for having a disability to make a political point. This has got to stop. http://www.brentwood.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/560/224280/0/0/start_time/5035000

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Environmental communication

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 19 May, 2016

This year, so far, I have had a number of issues (6) where council officers and their volunteers have removed trees and vegetation without due notice to local neighbours. One of the first things I did when re-elected was to ask for a meeting with Phil Ruck, Chief Executive of the council, to discuss this […]

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Post Office News

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 19 May, 2016

Delighted to receive a letter from Post Office to say that the move to Londis at 29 Warley Hill is going to go ahead. To see the line that says “the Post Office plays an important part in the lives of customers, particularly for our elderly and disabled customers” was music to my ears – […]

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WE DID IT!   You re-elected me on Thursday as your councillor with an increased majority and 53% of the vote.   When I see WE did it I mean it too…this is our victory against nasty politics andfor fighting together as a community.  The smear campaign that the Tories launched against me last week led […]

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My missive to#BrentwoodWest residents

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 20 April, 2016

Why vote for me?  Well, here’s why… http://eepurl.com/bYgIjv The election is underway, I am officially a candidate once again and now I need your support so I can continue to be your councillor until 2020. Over the last 9 years or so, I have done my best to fight for you, to keep you informed of […]

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Where’s my polling station? Where can I vote for Karen?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 17 April, 2016

So, it’s nearly time to vote for me (please)! If you don’t know where to vote on Thursday 5th May, here’s my guide: There are four polling stations in Brentwood West, they will be on your polling card, but just in case, here’s a map for each: Victoria Court, Victoria Road (Polling card numbers starting CA) […]

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Pastoral Way: Tories say NO & admit over-development

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 April, 2016

I have now had a response to the request I put in following the parking survey for increased parking restrictions in Pastoral Way. Not only have they said no, but they have admitted that they have approved far too many properties in the area and that people have nowhere to park. The request for the […]

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Just for fun quiz!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 April, 2016

The Tories control everything from national government down to the borough council.  So, just for fun, here’s a little quiz (answers tomorrow)…. Where are our parking services based? a) Brentwood b) Chelmsford c) Harlow d) Loughton 2. Where are our highways services based? a) Brentwood b) Chelmsford c) Harlow d) Loughton 3. Where will our Police […]

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