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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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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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Brentwood in the next 20 years….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 February, 2016

If you want to have your say in the development plan for Brentwood between now and 2037 then it is time to have your say. The Conservative Government has decreed that we need to build 5,500 homes in this time.  Now, I have made it clear that, on behalf of the majority of residents in […]

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The only way is up!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 May, 2015

Well, I’ve had better election weekends (2007, 2012 and 2014) and I have had worse ones (2008 and, oh goodness, 2011) but, here I still am…fighting for what’s right, fighting for fairness and fighting for Brentwood West residents. So, we don’t have Alison Fulcher as new Brentwood West councillor, that’s a terrible shame.  This lady […]

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TWO VOTES – use them wisely!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 May, 2015

#BrentwoodWest – you have two completely separate votes on Thursday – one for a Brentwood West councillor and one for the MP who will represent Brentwood and Ongar.  This is how it works: – You have ONE vote to choose your MP.  It’s a white paper which lists six candidates.  They are listed here. Some […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 6th March 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 March, 2015

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are recommendations in South Weald Road and The Terlings. Please note THESE ARE NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 15-17 South Weald Road: OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 3 NEW RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS WITH ASSOCIATED LANDSCAPING, GARAGES AND CAR PARKING. (APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE ARE RESERVED MATTERS). […]

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Parking Fees reduced!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 25 February, 2015

    Parking charges to go down under the Accord Administration! With the Lib Dems, I can’t remember a time when we weren’t fighting to make parking fees more reasonable!  Now we have done it – and the Tories voted AGAINST our plans! We pulled this off by being fair – we introduced an overnight parking […]

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Councillor candidate news

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 31 January, 2015

I am delighted to announce that Brentwood West resident, charity worker, carer and artist Alison Fulcher will be our candidate for the May 2015 ward councillor elections.  Alison would join County Cllr David Kendall, Cllr John Newberry and me working for local residents as your local councillor and continue the work of The Accord administration.  I am […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 30th January 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 31 January, 2015

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in Copper Beeches (Warley Hill) and Belvedered Road Please note THESE ARE NOT yet a decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 6 COPPER BEECHES: CONVERSION OF GARAGE INTO HABITABLE LIVING ACCOMMODATION AND SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION WITH EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL ALTERATIONS. Recommended for APPROVAL 1 BELVEDERE ROAD: SINGLE STOREY SIDE […]

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Brentwood’s future: The most important consultation ever

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 January, 2015

  Today is the launch of the Strategic Growth Options Consultation – it might sound dull but it really is something you should read, consider and engage with by completing THIS response paper. Listed in this consultation are all the sites to be considered for development because Brentwood Council is required to meet local housing needs. […]

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