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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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Pastoral Way: Tories say NO & admit over-development

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 April, 2016

I have now had a response to the request I put in following the parking survey for increased parking restrictions in Pastoral Way. Not only have they said no, but they have admitted that they have approved far too many properties in the area and that people have nowhere to park. The request for the […]

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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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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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Brunel House: Tories say YES to another 45 flats

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 December, 2015

My lucky #BrentwoodWest residents get even more people crammed into their community as the Tories agreed  last night to vote in yet another 45 properties in the St James Road/Railway Square/Rollason Way area bringing the total number of flats in this small space to over 550. I don’t know what to say – I have […]

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St James Road pavement defect – 2432052

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 November, 2015

I have just reported this to Essex Council and the reference number is above if anyone wants to check on it.  Between a supermarket and a Job Centre, this really needs fixing.  I know I have reported it before, hope it is big enough for the Tory council to take action now!

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Drain Cover in St James Road

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 13 September, 2015

Response received from Essex Council over this broken drain cover!  Are we finally getting somewhere? Dear Cllr Chilvers  I refer to your online report received on 03 August 2015 regarding a drain cover on St James Road, Brentwood.  Your enquiry has been reviewed and will require further investigation. We are currently awaiting information from Highways […]

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Planning applications – 1 to 13th September 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 13 September, 2015

This month, I spy applications in St James Road and London Road.  I have already sent in my objection to the St James Road application on the grounds of overdevelopment, overpopulation and lack of parking: Single storey side extension and alteration to front fenestration. 80 London Road Brentwood Essex CM14 4NJ Ref. No: 15/01107/FUL | Received: […]

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St James Road flats – what’s going on at Brunel House?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 30 July, 2015

Residents have contacted me concerned to see a sign go up next to Brunel House advertising “a development of one and two bedroom flats”.  Well, that’s news to me. You see, there was an application and it got heard in June at the planning meeting.  It was REFUSED. There haven’t been any other applications since […]

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