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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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On election night I made a speech when I won my seat back an the Gazette carried it thus: “One thing I would like to say is that politics needs to be better. We all need to clean up our act not try and scare the public. Democracy would be better for that.” Read the […]

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Westwood Avenue parking survey

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 28 February, 2016

I am conducting a survey to discover the sort of parking restrictions (if any) residents wish to have in their roads.  This has bigger benefits than a petition because if gives the South Essex Parking Partnership a more rounded understanding of the issues. So please click HERE to take the survey, it’s running until the […]

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Brentwood in the next 20 years….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 February, 2016

If you want to have your say in the development plan for Brentwood between now and 2037 then it is time to have your say. The Conservative Government has decreed that we need to build 5,500 homes in this time.  Now, I have made it clear that, on behalf of the majority of residents in […]

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Tories say NO to Westwood Avenue 20mph limit

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 15 August, 2015

For the last couple of years, we have been working with residents to get a 20mph zone implemented.  We had done all the surveys, met all the criteria and we were looking forward to its implementation. I am appalled and astonished, frankly, to tell you that Tory councillor Rodney Bass (the same fella who turned off […]

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Current planning permissions sought

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 27 June, 2015

So, the whole process of planning notifications have changed – it’s a lot easier but it’s going to take me a little while to fathom out the best way to represent it, until it finds its level! So, I have done a search for all current planning permissions sought in Brentwood West and it has […]

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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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Planning recommendations week ending 24th April 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 24 April, 2015

In #Brentwoodwest this week there is a recommendation in Manor Way: Please note THIS IS NOT yet a decision – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 9 Manor Way: TWO STOREY SIDE EXTENSION AND REAR FIRST FLOOR EXTENSION. Recommended for APPROVAL If you have any issues with the above officer recommendation then please get in touch […]

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Thanks for upsetting my residents Mr Pickles

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 April, 2015

Westwood Avenue residents have their current MP Eric Pickles and his communities department to thank for dumping TWELVE houses in their back gardens after a five year fight came to a crushing end a couple of weeks ago. For five years or more, I have fought with residents to stop this development and have halted […]

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