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William Hunter Way consultation – a reminder

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on October 12, 2014

  Over the weekend, each household will receive a letter addressed to whoever is on the council tax account about the William Hunter Way consultation and here’s why… On 1st September 2014, after the failure of the former Tory administration’s town centre development (along with eight wasted years and hundreds of thousands of pounds) the […]

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Wallace Kennels in trouble -please help if you can

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on April 22, 2014

Wallace Kennels, who re-home dogs and are the council’s reception facility for lost dogs, are in serious financial trouble.  I said I would do what I can and so am posting up their message from their facebook page.  Please help if you can, I will be… PLEASE HELP US SAVE OUR KENNELS It is with […]

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St James Road: Attempted Dog Theft & Assault

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on March 8, 2014

I’ve just been alerted to a very nasty assault in St James Road and ask if all local residents can help try and trace this callous git who has seriously injured a 16-week old Bichon Frise puppy (like the image above) and its owner.  Puppy is fighting for its life, poor baby, and I really […]

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Rollason Chase Community Group meeting

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on February 23, 2014

John Newberry and I have arranged a meeting for those living in Rollason Way, Railway Square, St James Road, Chase Road, The Mount, Kings Chase, Fairfield Road, La Plata Grove or Wharf Road  on: Wednesday 26 February at 7.30pm at Kings Chase Baptist Church At the meeting we will: – Introduce the Chair and committee […]

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Clements Park & children’s safety

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on February 11, 2014

Sometimes, you just need to get to the point, published in this week’s @gazetteseries: Dear Editor This is an open letter to the Tory administration regarding a safety issue in Clements Park in my ward, Brentwood West.  I’ve exhausted every other avenue so I am taking this public step so some notice is taken. There […]

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Harold Wood Polyclinic: directions

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on February 9, 2014

Last week, a resident asked for my help following a rather non-helpful response from the NHS helpline!!! In a nutshell, she just wanted more specific directions but they couldn’t give them to her – which is really great if you are walking.  Anyway, having found myself down there myself on Friday following someone barging into […]

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    Cast your mind back to Friday 1st October 2012, I was there on a cold, rainy morning at 9am with a council officer and my ward colleagues discussing a number of things following us saving Cromwell Road Play Area from the hands of greedy developers. It was a good meeting – we were […]

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St James Road – medical centre?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on December 15, 2013

A few years ago, the old Zenith building at the junction with The Mount was demolished and a four storey office block put in its place. To be honest, it’s not a bad looking building but they haven’t been able to let the offices.  They have now asked for it to be a dentist/osteopath etc. […]

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#BrentwoodWest Ward budget update

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on

Some good news as my ward budget starts to get spent! I have one school in Brentwood West – Holly Trees – and, in trying to spend the £1,000 I have available, a number of people suggested trying the school.  I had wanted to do something so I got in touch and – hey presto […]

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There are three issues sitting in a black hole that I have formally requested now go on to a council agenda for decision. This used to be how things happened, but these days barely anything actually gets decided at a council meeting!  Anyway, this was my email to Cllr Jan Pound on Friday: Cllr Pound […]

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