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Planning application in Pennyfields

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on June 23, 2014

Just a reminder that I am at Planning Committee tomorrow speaking about the application for 5 Pennyfields.  7pm at the Town Hall if you wish to come along.

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Where’s my polling station?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on May 16, 2014

So, it’s nearly time to vote! If you don’t know where to vote on Thursday 22nd 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) Holly Trees […]

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Planning applications week ending 9th May 2014

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on May 14, 2014

There is only one application this week – the proposal to change 5 Pennyfields in to a house of multi occupancy. It is recommended for approval and I have referred it to committee already.

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Pennyfields – planning application

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on April 21, 2014

I was very concerned to hear of a planning application to turn 5 Pennyfields from a town house in to a multi-occupancy home for up to eight people.  That just doesn’t fit with the local area, could set a dangerous precedent for the future and have ramifications for parking and repetition of such applications all […]

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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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Vote 2014: Delighted to announce….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 3, 2013

….that John Newberry (AKA Newbers) will be Brentwood West’s Liberal Democrat candidate for 2014. You can read all about John on his new website and follow him on twitter @Newbers4West. I am very excited about the prospect of John joining me as councillor for Brentwood West next year and, those of you that have […]

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Keeping you updated

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 1, 2013

Want news about your road or area straight to your inbox? Many #brentwoodwest residents are receiving relevant news on a regular basis when there is a planning application, proposed parking restrictions or something they need to know about their local area.  How? Simples!  They have just signed up to my newsletter – no spam, minimal […]

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Planning applications w.e. 28th June 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on June 28, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in Pennyfields and Victoria Road. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. – 17 PENNYFIELDS - CONVERSION OF GARAGE INTO HABITABLE ROOM, TO PROVIDE EXTENSION TO KITCHEN AND DINING AREA  -Recommended for approval. – 2b VICTORIA ROAD - FIRST STOREY ONE BEDROOMED […]

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Parking – simples?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on April 22, 2013

I still recall those heady days when Brenwood Council was in charge of its own destiny, when we could get things done for residents without playing dodge the pothole, when we had some sort of control over our parking. It’s a different story these days, now the Tories have sold off the entire contents of […]

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by Cllr Karen Chilvers on March 26, 2013

Today, I am really proud of what we have been able to achieve, working together with ward colleague Cllr Will Russell, for everyone in #BrentwoodWest to enjoy. This is what we have done to make a difference:   We did this through pooling our ward budgets of £1350 each to first restore the footpath for […]

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