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  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 School, Vaughan Williams Way (Polling card numbers starting CB) South Weald Parish Hall, London Road (Polling card numbers starting […]

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Honeypot Lane/Weald Road/Homesteads: Tory development plan revealed

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 January, 2016

So this is where the Conservatives want to build between 150 – 250 homes (or maybe as many as 300) right beside Honeypot Lane, in a piece of land up to the A12 and neighbouring the Homesteads and Weald Road. It’s funny, because in 2012 I reported this to local residents and they told me […]

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The only way is up!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 May, 2015

Well, I’ve had better election weekends (2007, 2012 and 2014) and I have had worse ones (2008 and, oh goodness, 2011) but, here I still am…fighting for what’s right, fighting for fairness and fighting for Brentwood West residents. So, we don’t have Alison Fulcher as new Brentwood West councillor, that’s a terrible shame.  This lady […]

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TWO VOTES – use them wisely!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 May, 2015

#BrentwoodWest – you have two completely separate votes on Thursday – one for a Brentwood West councillor and one for the MP who will represent Brentwood and Ongar.  This is how it works: – You have ONE vote to choose your MP.  It’s a white paper which lists six candidates.  They are listed here. Some […]

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Parking Fees reduced!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 25 February, 2015

    Parking charges to go down under the Accord Administration! With the Lib Dems, I can’t remember a time when we weren’t fighting to make parking fees more reasonable!  Now we have done it – and the Tories voted AGAINST our plans! We pulled this off by being fair – we introduced an overnight parking […]

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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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  Well, things have taken an interesting turn today!  A Conservative candidate has had to resign after tweeting racist and homophobic views and leaves Brentwood South in disarray!   For certain now, this is going to be a Tory loss on 22 May as Dave is no longer a Tory member so even if he […]

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Elections 2014….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 March, 2014

Yes, it’s getting close to that time again!  The elections are on Thursday 22 May 2014!  I really want that fine upstanding citizen John Newberry to join me, find out all about him HERE.

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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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Tory Priorities: All wrong and housing waiting lists suffer

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 January, 2013

I recently blogged about the key Conservative party priority in Brentwood – a clean green borough and I have argued that this, although important, was not the key priority. I didn’t expect this to come home to roost quite so quickly. Tonight, although not a member of the panel, I popped (for two hours) along […]

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