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Pastoral Way: Tories say NO & admit over-development

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 April, 2016

I have now had a response to the request I put in following the parking survey for increased parking restrictions in Pastoral Way. Not only have they said no, but they have admitted that they have approved far too many properties in the area and that people have nowhere to park. The request for the […]

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Pastoral Way – parking restrictions

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 November, 2015

    #BrentwoodWest #Clements Park For a few weeks now, I have been running a resident survey regarding the parking restrictions opposite Beechwood Surgery in Pastoral Way. I have had a good response, and I won’t say which way it is leaning at the moment, but this is just to let everyone know that I […]

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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 2nd April 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 4 April, 2015

  In #Brentwoodwest this week there is a recommendation in Kings Chase and an update on the proposed takeaway on Warley Hill: Please note THIS IS NOT yet a decision – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 44 Kings Chase: SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION AND INCREASE IN RIDGE HEIGHT TO ACCOMMODATE LOFT CONVERSION AND TO INCLUDE […]

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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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William Hunter Way consultation – a reminder

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 October, 2014

  Over the weekend, each household will receive a letter addressed to whoever is on the council tax account about the William Hunter Way consultation and here’s why… On 1st September 2014, after the failure of the former Tory administration’s town centre development (along with eight wasted years and hundreds of thousands of pounds) the […]

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ACTION ON TESCO WARLEY HILL CHAOS

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 27 September, 2014

Published in our September 2014 newsletter: An accident at Beech Spinney, congestion on Warley Hill and rogue late night alarms…yes Warley Hill Tesco has brought with it everything we worried about…and more! However, we do appreciate some residents welcome the new store and we are determined to ensure that they are good neighbours. Karen, David and John are working to […]

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Brunel House: my request is denied

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 March, 2014

I am sorry to say that the Tory Chair and Vice-Chair of planning (Cllr Ann Coe and Cllr Linda Golding – both up for election this year) have refused me my right to refer a planning recommendation to the Planning Committee.  The application is this one, in St James Road. This is the email I […]

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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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Parking ticket appeal SUCCESS and cautionary warning….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 August, 2013

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a resident, Christine, from #BrentwoodWest who I have known for a few years.  Her parter had got a parking ticket but they couldn’t work out quite why. He had left enough visitor permits on his car when he parked at her place whilst they were on holiday. […]

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