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Planning applications w.e. 21st June 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 21 June, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there is an application in Warley Hill. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. – 67B WARLEY HILL – REAPPLICATION TO DROP KERB. Recommended for approval. If you have any issues with the above officer recommendation then please get in touch with me […]

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Thank you Brentwood Museum

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 June, 2012

I had a lovely evening yesterday as a guest at a lovely little reception on the lawn of Brentwood Museum in Lorne Road.  It was nice to be invited and my mum had also been invited in her own right as she used to volunteer there (and, after last night, will be again!). I love […]

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A bit of Brentwood history

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 August, 2009

So, following my visit to the pretty wonderful Brentwood Museum today, you’ll see that I’ve posted a picture of an old photo taken in Brentwood c. 1950?  Recognise the Oak Tree? Yes, it’s Crown Street and it is the view from the corner of Coptfold Road towards the High Street.  Click on the photo for […]

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TV’s Brentwood West – celebrity ward featured AGAIN!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 21 July, 2009

History buffs will love this! We know that Brentwood West is the birthplace of The Apprentice, but imagine my surprise when I was watching BBC1’s Heir Hunters to find that half the programme was about this wonderful ward too!  The story of Holly Trees School was featured with footage from Clever Tots, Junction Road, Crescent Road […]

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About Brentwood West

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 16 April, 2009

We’re running an Apprentice Sweepstake at work and I was discussing the fact that it used to be based in my ward. I said how disappointed I was that I didn’t have that claim any more now that Sir Alan has moved his office elsewhere.  But, as my friend Corinne pointed out, it was the birthplace of […]

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