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Brook Street/M25 roundabout

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 3 December, 2012

In the past couple of weeks, a few people have mentioned the Brook Street roundabout and asked whether I can do anything to help – I think the dark nights make it feel so much more dangerous than it already is. Well, I need an update on this as the review was due to take […]

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A12 “chin stroking” on noise issues

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 15 November, 2012

Here’s last night’s debate on the A12.  The eventual decision was to make this a ministerial matter:

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A12 Noise – letter to fellow councillors

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 November, 2012

As I mentioned, the A12 noise issue and the decision by Defra to do absolutely nothing is on the Environment Panel agenda on Wednesday.  I am pleased that the chair, Cllr Tony Sleep, has agreed to meet with me prior to thiss to dicuss the issue more however, I have also written to all the […]

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A12 Noise campaign

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 November, 2012

I have just notice that the above issue will be at Environment Panel next week and I will be there to speak up for residents. This has been a long running campaign, Cllr Kendall and I have worked on it for three years but Defra haven’t taken a blind bit of notice.  Still, I will keep trying!

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A12 – no noise barriers for Homesteads

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 October, 2012

Two years, almost to the day, that Cllr Kendall and I went to the Highways Agency in Bedford armed with a petition from residents in Selwood Road/Talbrook and surrounding area, a comprehensive resident survey and evidence that the noise levels were too high and had actually been made worse by some work the agency had done […]

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A12 Noise – the latest!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 25 January, 2012

#BrentwoodWest residents in the Homesteads will be pleased to see the coverage today that pleads for noise mitigation measures on the A12. I have to say, before Christmas it was looking quite bleak, but I now think that we have a good chance of convincing the Highways Agency of our need for them.  I have […]

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Success: M25 J28 (Brook Street roundabout) review to take place!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 20 October, 2011

Well, some great news for everyone in #Brentwood and anyone who uses J28 of the M25!  I have received confirmation that a review of the Brook Street roundabout’s signage and lining will be reviewed with a view to making it safer!  It’s taken a year to get to this point and, whilst the bloke who […]

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Karen’s interview

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 30 April, 2011

ANOTHER CHANCE TO READ KAREN’S INTERVIEW ABOUT HER LAST FOUR YEARS AS A COUNCILLOR: What has been your greatest achievement as councillor for Brentwood West? Karen: I am proud of a lot I have achieved with residents over the last few years, but recently we got a seven storey block of flats stopped in St […]

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A12 Noise & Brook Street roundabout

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 15 April, 2011

I have been in the Homesteads over the last few days talking to residents and, although it IS election time, residents are really pleased with the work we have been doing over the last year or so on reducing the noise from the A12 and improving the Brook Street roundabout signage – just going to […]

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Brook Street roundabout

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 5 March, 2011

Just a reminder, please let me have your comments about the signage on the Brook Street roundabout.  I am putting together a really good dossier of evidence but I need you to keep sending it through! Thank you.

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