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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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Brentwood’s future: The most important consultation ever

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 January, 2015

  Today is the launch of the Strategic Growth Options Consultation – it might sound dull but it really is something you should read, consider and engage with by completing THIS response paper. Listed in this consultation are all the sites to be considered for development because Brentwood Council is required to meet local housing needs. […]

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Weird and Wonderful – Celebrating 40 years of Brentwood MIND

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 29 September, 2013

Help celebrate 40 years of  Brentwood Mind (@bwdmind) on Saturday 30th November at the Brentwood Theatre with comedy and music! I do hope you will join us at an evening of music and comedy celebrating 40 years of Brentwood Mind and to raise awareness of mental health in Brentwood. This is a charity event and […]

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Zombie Brentwood!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 8 September, 2013

Brentwood High Street will be the scene of a zombie invasion next weekend when Smoking Monkey Productions film the final scene in the film “Welcome to Essex”.  If you want to see the trailer, it’s below, with scenes from around Brentwood! There’s more information here on their Facebook page. You can also get involved with […]

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#bwdmile completed….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 25 March, 2012

Fabulous turn out at the Brentwood Sport Relief Mile at Brentwood County High School this afternoon!  I actually got a medal too!  I hear that around 500 people took part – walking, running or jogging as was right for them…that’s the beauty of a big event like this! I was there to do a mile […]

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John Bishop: Inspiration…now for my mile…

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 March, 2012

Did you catch #bishopshell (John Bishop Week of Hell Programme) last night?  Well, WOW is all I can say! I will freely admit, I would probably neeed a lay down in a darkened room after the flight to France, let alone the cycling, rowing across the channel and four marathons covering 295 miles!  See more about John’s […]

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Another flawed council consultation

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 21 July, 2011

So, there’s a consultation on the Brentwood Council site on the Lighting Up Brentwood event and I thought I would complete it. Now, I think the day for this is Saturday – not Sunday or Thursday, just Saturday. So I gave my first preference to Saturday, declining to rank the rest as I don’t want […]

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Royal Wedding Party prep

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 26 April, 2011

Tonight, I was knocking on doors and asked if I could do anything to help a resident.  She said “A bit of a cheek, but could you get our communal grass cut for our Royal Garden Party on Friday?”, so I said I would give it a go. Five minutes later, after making a call, […]

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