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  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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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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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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Planning applications 28 September to 9 October

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 9 October, 2015

  The following applications are currently “pending consideration”. Demolition of former print works and redevelopment to provide a mixed use development comprising 3 x retail/ commercial units at ground floor level and 5 residential units (3 x 1 bed and 2 x 2 bed units), communal amenity space and associated works. 17 – 19 Kings Road […]

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Planning applications 20 to 27 September 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 27 September, 2015

Demolition of existing single storey rear extension and construction of single storey rear extension 96 Westwood Avenue Brentwood Essex CM14 4NU Ref. No: 15/01155/FUL | Received: Tue 08 Sep 2015 | Validated: Tue 08 Sep 2015 | Status: Pending Consideration Replacement garage and rear orangery. White Cottage 16 Westbury Drive Brentwood Essex CM14 4JZ Ref. […]

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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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Planning recommendations week ending 17th April 2015

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 17 April, 2015

In #Brentwoodwest this week there is a recommendation in Downsland Drive: Please note THIS IS NOT yet a decision – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 24 Downsland Drive: SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION AND FIRST FLOOR SIDE EXTENSION Recommended for REFUSAL If you have any issues with the above officer recommendation then please get in touch […]

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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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Councillor candidate news

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on 31 January, 2015

I am delighted to announce that Brentwood West resident, charity worker, carer and artist Alison Fulcher will be our candidate for the May 2015 ward councillor elections.  Alison would join County Cllr David Kendall, Cllr John Newberry and me working for local residents as your local councillor and continue the work of The Accord administration.  I am […]

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