Full Council Meetings are held on the fourth Monday every other month. Planning Meetings are normally scheduled once every month. Other committee meetings are as advertised in the calendar programme.
All meetings are held at the Parish Hall, 58 Southend Road, Hockley SS5 4QH.
Please note that following the publication of the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, members of the public can record and publish audio and video records of this meeting. If you wish to attend the meeting, but do not wish to be recorded doing so, please contact the Clerk for guidance.
Upcoming Parish Council Meetings
Monday 27th January 2020
KEEPING FIT IN HOCKLEY
The Parish Council has been asked to install outdoor exercise equipment at Plumberow Mount Open Space. Ever mindful of the need for public well-being, we would like to hear the views of residents as to the proposal.
To do so please contact our Parish Office by the closing date of 28th February:
Tel: 01702 207707 E. Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewal of the traffic signals at Hockley Road / High Street / Websters Way, Rayleigh
Essex highways will be commencing work on Monday 6 January 2020 to renew the traffic signal equipment at Hockley Road / High Street / Websters Way, Rayleigh. We will be replacing the traffic signals at the junction before they become unreliable and fail to work properly and will be installing new extra low voltage equipment. The pedestrian facilities will also be upgraded from a pelican to puffin crossing.
The work is anticipated to take approximately three weeks to complete. Working hours are 7pm to 5am, Monday to Friday. During the daytime, traffic management restrictions will be lifted where possible to allow the temporary traffic lights to work in a similar way to the existing signals to control traffic at the junction.
Further information can be found on the Essex Highways webpage. You may consider sharing a link on your parish website so that local residents and business have the latest information readily available. Full link: https://www.essexhighways.org/transport-and-roads/highway-schemes-and-developments/highway-schemes/rayleigh-traffic-light-renewal.aspx
Details of other works in the area can be viewed from one.network (formerly roadworks.org).
KEEPING HOCKLEY’S TREES HEALTHY AND SAFE
Contractors working on behalf of the Parish Council have recently undertaken a survey of all trees growing in the council’s open spaces. As a result, residents can expect to see tree work taking place over the next few weeks. Coppicing will also recommence at the Marylands Nature Reserve.
Marylands Nature Reserve
Please be advised that important works are being carried out at Marylands Nature Reserve in
January and February 2020. We ask all residents to observe the warning/safety notices on site.
ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL FUTURE LIBRARIES STRATEGY 2019-24
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Reporting Potholes and other Highways Issues
Residents are able to report any problems directly to Essex County Council by visiting their website (link below) to give details of the issue. There is also a map showing which problems have already been reported.
Any emergencies or follow up calls should be reported by telephone on 0345 603 7631.
Transformational programme for regeneration of Rochford District
Please click here for details of Rochford District Council's Local Development Plan