Cllr Karen Chilvers

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Tories: kicking away the walking frames of the disabled….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 13 March, 2016

When Tory MPs are cutting the disability benefit for those who are too ill to work by almost half, I really can’t understand why anyone would still vote Conservative. Disabled people have been entitled to claim a benefit of £73.10 per week to help them, you know, eat.  But Tory MPs have now cut that […]

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Protecting your community

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 March, 2016

On Monday, I am delighted to say that I have successfully worked with local residents to attempt to protect three specific areas by making them community assets.  They are: Land off Honeypot Lane La Plata Wood Wharf Road/Rollason Way Green   I am delighted that so many people are taking care of their local assets […]

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Proposed move of Warley Hill Post Office

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 7 March, 2016

The Post Office are consulting on the move of the Warley Hill post office but it won’t go far.  The plans are for it to move from 29 Warley Hill to the Londis, which will be modernised as a result, at 19 Warley Hill. You can access the consultation here – it runs until 14th […]

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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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Wad budget spend: Church tent bought for Church Youth Group

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 25 February, 2015

John and I have spent another £650 of our ward budget on a tent for the Kings Chase Baptist Church’s Youth Group,  This has been approved and the great thing is that this will be used for a variety of events for groups of all ages but the main reason is so that when the […]

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One Professional Scrubber coming up!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 3 February, 2015

Cllr John Newberry and I are delighted to fund a piece of equipment for South Weald Parish Hall from our ward budgets.  This will help to keep the new floor, due to be installed in April, in good condition and prolong its life. This is a “professional scrubber” which has been requested by the hall’s […]

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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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Securing a future for Hopefield (we hope)

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 16 January, 2015

@Hopefield_Essex I have called an urgent meeting of my Community Committee on Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 6.45pm with one agenda item – making Hopefield Animal Sanctuary a Community Asset.  It is a public meeting at the Town Hall so please come along and show your support for Hopefield and this important step in protecting […]

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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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