Archive for the ‘Tower Hill’ Category

Westbury Road Car Park – an innovative idea?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on October 12, 2014

Remember the Butcher, the Baker & the Candlestick maker?  Wouldn’t we like to see these sort of independent traders back to the town? The Accord administration is looking far in to the future of Brentwood and sometimes this means floating brave new ideas.  That’s just what we are doing with the council-owned and under-utilised Westbury […]

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  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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Message re Tower Hill Murder

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 28, 2014

I am sure many residents are shocked to wake up and find that there’s been a murder in Brentwood West – a stabbing at the junction of Sir Francis Way, Weald Road and Tower Hill. The Brentwood Gazette reports that this happened at around 7pm last night and an air ambulance attended.  Unfortunately, the poor […]

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UPDATE: Tower Hill/Weald Road and “Shame on Cllr Chilvers”

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 17, 2014

Well, that told me for daring to bring resident concerns to committee for debate and discussion. For over four years, I have tried to get maintenance for the Tower Hill/Weald Road alleyway.  I’ve even cleared it myself with former Cllr Nigel Clarke, and Cllr John Newberry has been down there to tidy it up recently. […]

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William Hunter Way – it’s OVER TO YOU!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on August 7, 2014

Many residents are concerned that they will again be told what’s going in William Hunter Way without any choice.  Not so! The Brentwood Accord held the second meeting of the William Hunter Way working group in the car park itself on Monday, and there’ll be another meeting next Monday at 6.30pm at the Town Hall […]

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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 recommendations week ending 2nd May 2014

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on May 3, 2014

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in High Street and Kings Chase. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 149C-151A High Stree  - CHANGE OF USE AND CREATION OF 2 NO. TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS ON THE EXISTING GROUND FLOOR 2 NO. TWO BEDROOMED APARTMENTS ON […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 14 March 2014

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on March 18, 2014

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in St Peter’s Road, London Road and Tower Hill. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 5 St Peter’s Road  - FIRST FLOOR REAR EXTENSION AND PITCHED DORMER TO REAR Recommended for REFUSAL 90 London Road - NEW ACCESS GATES, […]

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So, it’s finally over.  The nasty development that Tory Cllr Brandon Lewis dumped on Brentwood before he went to be Eric Pickles’ loyal servant in Westminster and kept alive far beyond its sell by date by stubborn Cllr Louise McKinlay and her loyal Tory troops will not happen. Good.  This was the wrong development for […]

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THAT Pothole Documentary

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on January 27, 2014

Our latest newsletter is hitting the streets and a few people (including @cllrmorrissey) have asked to see the documentary that features Mr Pothole, Weald Road, Tower Hill, Sir Francis Way and me. HERE IT IS:

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