Cllr Karen Chilvers

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Homesteads – the stress continues

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 27, 2014

  Here we go again.   No sooner was the appeal against the decision made last November dropped, a new application went in.  This time, it is for “outline permission” so, basically the same thing as before but by stealth. We are waiting for an officer recommendation on this but residents can be assured that […]

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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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Potholes, never fixed, getting worse, re-appearing…..

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on January 27, 2014

John Newberry and I have been around the ward this past couple of days and have just about managed not to fall down a crater. Amongst some of the potholes we have reported: In Kings Chase, having been reported as one single pothole by me a year ago, there are now about six craters - http://www.fixmystreet.com/report/387801 […]

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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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Planning applications week ending 27th September 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 28, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in South Weald Road, Westway, Langley Drive and La Plata Grove. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 15 & 17 South Weald Road: Recommended for APPROVAL OUTLINE APPLICATION (ACCESS, LAYOUT AND SCALE) FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 4 NO. […]

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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 www.newbers4west.co.uk 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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Crossrail – London road disruption

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on July 17, 2013

Over the last few days it has become clear that the Crossrail cables will cause massive disruption for three months across Brentwood and that London Road (therefore most of Brentwood West) will suffer as a result. Unfortunately, the Conservatives couldn’t be bothered to tell us about the detail of this major project as they were […]

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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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A GREAT #BRENTWOODWEST MAKEOVER

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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