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Blue Badge Holders – good news in Brentwood High Street

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 March, 2017

  Something of a success in the High Street for Blue Badge holders. I had a conversation with Nick Binder from Chelmsford City Council (yes, Chelmsford run our on-street parking) about the constant abuse of these spaces – to the extent that, to some at least, they are referred to as “The Starbucks Spaces” and […]

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A Wheel Furore

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 February, 2017

You dip your tippy toe back in to the world of politics and BOOM it all goes crazy! Last Thursday, after a few months sick leave, I visited the Town Hall in a wheelchair and, to put it mildly, it was an experience.  After two and a half working days, four and a half actual […]

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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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Councillor candidate news

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 31 January, 2015

I am delighted to announce that Brentwood West resident, charity worker, carer and artist Alison Fulcher will be our candidate for the May 2015 ward councillor elections.  Alison would join County Cllr David Kendall, Cllr John Newberry and me working for local residents as your local councillor and continue the work of The Accord administration.  I am […]

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Meeting: Rollason Chase Community Partnership

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 16 October, 2013

    If you live in  Chase Road, Rollason Way, Kings Chase, St James Road, Wharf Road, La Plata Grove, Railway Square or The Mount there’s a meeting on Tuesday 22nd October at the Kings Chase Baptist Church aimed at building a community in this area to make it an even better place to live! If […]

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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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Keeping you updated

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 1 September, 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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The milk of human kindness???!!!!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 29 July, 2010

Like I’ve said before, I do tend to fall over a lot for someone who barely drinks! So, in usual form, I stumbled when I was visiting Corfe Castle in Dorset this weekend and have come home with a badly sprained ankle. So, I hobbled into the Town Hall earlier on a stick and the […]

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Today’s Daily Telegraph

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 8 February, 2010

It seems that the national press have picked up on the complaint I have made about Cllr Keith Parker’s comments about gay people and victims of domestic violence.  The story was in the News of the World yesterday and a full report has appeared in The Daily Telegraph today.

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Environment & Parking Management Panel – report

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 February, 2010

Just a quick report back from last night’s meeting. I’m not on this committee, so confess I don’t routinely attend, but there were a few Brentwood West issues and others that I had an interest in so I went along. Westbury Road Car Park: Some time ago, the possibility of this car park being available […]

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