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Archive for the ‘Railway Square’ Category

  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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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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Protecting your community

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 March, 2016

On Monday, I am delighted to say that I have successfully worked with local residents to attempt to protect three specific areas by making them community assets.  They are: Land off Honeypot Lane La Plata Wood Wharf Road/Rollason Way Green   I am delighted that so many people are taking care of their local assets […]

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Proposed move of Warley Hill Post Office

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 7 March, 2016

The Post Office are consulting on the move of the Warley Hill post office but it won’t go far.  The plans are for it to move from 29 Warley Hill to the Londis, which will be modernised as a result, at 19 Warley Hill. You can access the consultation here – it runs until 14th […]

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Fairfield Road closure

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 February, 2016

Residents were astonished to see a sign in Fairfield Road last week that said it would be closed from 1st March for one year. Well, it seems Essex County Council are just as surprised – here’s their response: I have searched our records and can find no relevant works at this location during the next […]

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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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Brunel House: Tories say YES to another 45 flats

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 December, 2015

My lucky #BrentwoodWest residents get even more people crammed into their community as the Tories agreed  last night to vote in yet another 45 properties in the St James Road/Railway Square/Rollason Way area bringing the total number of flats in this small space to over 550. I don’t know what to say – I have […]

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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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Kings Road HMO application refused!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 17 April, 2015

I am pleased to report that this application was refused on Tuesday, unanimously, and you can see me protecting Brentwood West here. But after the meeting, things took an unexpected turn when I spoke to the beleaguered, and most pleasant, applicant and his agent.  You see, my main objection to this one were the proposed […]

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