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Westwood Avenue – good news!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 2 August, 2014

Well, sometimes the impossible does happen!  Essex County Council has bowed to pressure from Lib Dem County Cllr David Kendall and said that they WILL repeat the speed survey in Westwood Avenue.  The previous one, was in the opinion of your Lib Dem councillors and residents, in the wrong place.  David said: Following my meeting […]

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London Road speeding

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 19 December, 2011

Another snippet of good news – following the my motion to full council, read out by another councillor, a speed survey is being carried out on London Road. We’ve spent years campaigning for action and now we are pushing for whatever measures we can introduce to slow the traffic down.

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London Road speeding – Lib Dems take MORE action

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 10 October, 2011

In #BrentwoodWest, one of the main issues has always been the speeding in London Road, an issue still not solved. We Lib Dems have spent a lot of time and effort trying to improve things – one of my first successes as your councillor back in late 2007 was to get agreement for the installation […]

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Brook Street Roundabout – update

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 17 August, 2011

I was pleased to see that the Gazette covered the update to the Brook Street issue today. Here’s my original press release: Former councillor Karen fights on with Brook Street roundabout signage campaign Karen Chilvers, former Lib Dem councillor for Brentwood West, is keeping her promise to local people and fighting on for a review of the […]

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Speeding issues raise their ugly heads again

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 13 March, 2011

Six months ago, I asked for the speeding issues in Honeypot Lane and London Road to be brought to committee.  It’s quite clear that neither the 20mph zone in the former or the 30mph zone in the latter are working. So, after talking to a resident about the issue by email today, I have tried […]

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A12 Noise Survey results

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 23 September, 2010

Thank you to everyone who responded to our noise survey.  By now you should have the results through your door via our street letter but here they are for easy reference, along with some of the comments made by residents. 67 survey responses were received and the petition had 94 signatures. 99% of respondents were […]

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Speeding letter in Gazette

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 18 August, 2010

You may notice that this week I have a letter in the Gazette. I was very impressed with the coverage they gave to speeding issues two weeks ago and it compelled me to write this: Dear Editor Congratulations Brentwood Gazette for giving such high profile coverage to the issue of speeding. As a councillor, with […]

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Honeypot Lane news

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 3 February, 2010

Whilst I was at the Health, Housing & Leisure Panel tonight, Nigel Clarke went along to the Police meeting.  These are held for residents to air their views on policing matters. Nigel asked about enforcement of speeding limits and was successful in getting Honeypot Lane made a priority for speed enforcement as the traffic goes […]

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Speeding traffic

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 28 January, 2010

Frustrated?  You bet!  There was a lengthy debate last night about 20mph zones and whether the police enforce them or not.  The chair of Highways tells me that, really, they don’t. Thing is, we sit at council meetings week in week out looking at ways to slow down the traffic but people just ignore them […]

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London Road speeding update

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 28 October, 2009

I’m pleased to say that the Chairman confirmed that my request for a speeding survey will be granted on London Road.  The information should come back to a future Highways Panel for discussion and we will decide on the best way forward for this road.  We really need to slow that traffic down although it […]

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