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Clements Park & children’s safety

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 11 February, 2014

Sometimes, you just need to get to the point, published in this week’s @gazetteseries: Dear Editor This is an open letter to the Tory administration regarding a safety issue in Clements Park in my ward, Brentwood West.  I’ve exhausted every other avenue so I am taking this public step so some notice is taken. There […]

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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 3 September, 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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Good news for Tallis Way

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 24 July, 2013

There has long been a number of issues in Tallis Way – the piece that faces the green. Issues included people churning up the grass, delivery drivers swinging in to the courtyard too fast and fast traffic along Vaughan Williams Way. Now, there are still things to do, but we may have found a solution! […]

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by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 26 March, 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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CRB Checks for Councillors needed now

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 15 February, 2013

Isn’t it time the Consrvative administration woke up to their responsibility on child protction? In light of this morning’s shocking news about Corrie’s Michael Le Vell being charged with 19 charges including child rape and following on from the Savile revalations (at which point I say I never liked “Jim’ll” and he gave me the […]

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Safe as houses….or parks?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 5 February, 2013

St Peter’s Park in Cromwell Road #brentwoodwest was a big story last year – there was an approach from a devleoper to buy it and the community pulled together to object. In the end, due only because of the public outcry, the developer was told to skidaddle and we saved it.  A council press release […]

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Happy Christmas!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 December, 2012

  Happy Christmas! This year, Cllr David Kendall and I have made a donation to local charities SNAP and Wallace Kennels rather than spending money on paper Christmas Cards. We hope you don’t need them, but here are the emergency numbers in case you do! Hoping everyone has a lovely Christmas and we will be back […]

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Brentwood Share Fund – Scrutiny vice chair’s view

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 December, 2012

#sharefundcallin Well, the good news is that the Community Groups that were promised a grant from the Brentwood Share Fund will get their money. But not before the most bizarre meeting took place last night – a meeting at which I was asked to Vice Chair in a cross-party bench situation with conservative Cllr David […]

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Brentwood Share Fund – Scrutiny Call In

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 7 December, 2012

It has been announced that the decision made on the Brentwood Share Fund last month has been called in for scrutiny. Usually, I would probably make comment on this type of thing but I am unable to on this occasion.  That’s because I have been asked to Vice Chair the meeting, which will be held […]

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