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Q: When’s a crossing not a crossing?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 7 February, 2015

A: When Essex County Council are in charge of painting it on! So, Alison Fulcher our 2015 candidate was out in the ward again and was horrified to see the state of some of our pedestrian crossings.  She’s asked Cllr David Kendall to raise his with officers at Essex to see what can be done.

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Parking – simples?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 22 April, 2013

I still recall those heady days when Brenwood Council was in charge of its own destiny, when we could get things done for residents without playing dodge the pothole, when we had some sort of control over our parking. It’s a different story these days, now the Tories have sold off the entire contents of […]

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by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 26 March, 2013

Today, I am really proud of what we have been able to achieve, working together with ward colleague Cllr Will Russell, for everyone in #BrentwoodWest to enjoy. This is what we have done to make a difference:   We did this through pooling our ward budgets of £1350 each to first restore the footpath for […]

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Fantastic news!

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 14 February, 2013

#BrentwoodWest’s Warley Country Park path will be repaired over the next few weeks making the path safe for all users! This was a joint bid from our ward budget allocations from Conservative Cllr Will Russell and me. Yes, we may differ politically but we are perfectly able to put politics aside for our residents! It’s […]

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Ward walks in the cold & rain

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 12 February, 2013

In #BrentwoodWest, Louis #BrentwoofWest Dog and I are just reporting back from this week’s ward walk! We reported discarded trollies from Iceland and Sainsbury’s in Westbury Road Car Park: We have made an enquiry about removing the former barriers in Westbury Road.  It’s been out of use for best part of ten years now! We […]

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Warley Country Park – path repairs

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 11 February, 2013

Just an update for anyone who uses the Bowls Club, allotments, is a dog walker, a Holly Trees parent, teacher or pupil, or just someone who enjoys #BrentwoodWest’s country park. Today, Cllr Will Russell and I have today submitted a joint bid for funding to repair this path.  Each councillor has £1350 to spend in […]

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Safe as houses….or parks?

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 5 February, 2013

St Peter’s Park in Cromwell Road #brentwoodwest was a big story last year – there was an approach from a devleoper to buy it and the community pulled together to object. In the end, due only because of the public outcry, the developer was told to skidaddle and we saved it.  A council press release […]

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Things come to fruition in #BrentwoodWest

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 January, 2013

It’s always nice when you are on your travels to look at something and think “Ooo, I did that” so I was pleased to see the huge sales signs go from Sanders Court and replaced with a subtle road name.  I took the signage to planning and reduced the display period from three years to […]

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On this week’s ward walk….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 6 January, 2013

….Louis, #BrentwoofWest Dog and are have mostly been reporting these things in #BrentwoodWest: Kerb damage in Kings Road           Trees needing cutting back in Warleywoods Crescent:                 The damage to the salt bin in Warleywoods Crescent:                 […]

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Today, I have been mostly reporting…..

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 1 January, 2013

…..the following in and around #BrentwoodWest: Kerb damage at the junction of Junction Road and Crescent Road:               pavement damage in Victoria Road:                 pavement damage in Kings Road and Westbury Road:                  

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