Monthly Archives: July 2014

Is there really a Housing shortage

Well yet again, according to Shelter, there is a lack of affordable housing: ‘Despite working, 48% of 20 to 34 year olds who live with their parents do so because they can’t afford to rent or buy their own home.’ … Continue reading

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Has the American President Lost the Plot

I just had to laugh this morning when I heard that Obama had reportedly said that ‘Further sanctions were needed against Russia to weaken their already weak economy’. This from a man whose economy is heavily dependant on Chinese imports … Continue reading

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Is this TDC’s new plan?

Having read today the Jaywick regeneration, A Bright Future, page on TDC’s website, I am more than ever convinced of two things: 1- They are trying to mask the mess they made by allowing so many of their benefit recipients to … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Future

Having listened to the usual excuses from the Environment Agency about why Canvey got so badly flooded over the weekend and thinking back on a few years ago when Lowestoft got badly flooded during torrential rain. The message that they … Continue reading

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Localism, Are you Kidding Me?

Following my post of Mick Pages Fantasy of Jaywick, or perhaps more correctly his fantasy of TDC ‘Leading The Community’. I took a look at the DCLG website and gleaned this: In 2014 our priorities will be: putting local councils … Continue reading

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Fantasy Land Comes to Jaywick

I think without doubt the following page taken directly from the TDC website, in blue, my comments in red, is the most self serving bunch of bull I have ever read even by the normal standards of Messrs Page & co. … Continue reading

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Gateway plans heard ahead of Planning Inspectorate

Thursday, 26 June, 2014 Plans for the Clacton Gateway application near to Brook Retail Park were heard by Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Planning Committee on Tuesday night, even though it is now a matter for the Planning Inspectorate to decide. … Continue reading

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Jaywick Summer Fayre

    Saturday 19 July, 11am-3pm at Golf Green Hall, Golf Green Road, Jaywick The Jaywick Summer Fayre Committee is proud to present the seventh annual Jaywick Summer Fayre. Come along and meet Sparky Rabbit from Park Resorts Martello Beach … Continue reading

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Cash Boost for Jaywick Regeneration Activity

  We all knew about the £2,000,000 that suddenly reduced to £84,500 finally back in February TDC posted on their website how the money would be used: Monday, 17 February, 2014 A cash pot of more than £80,000 is to … Continue reading

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Indifference or Penny Pinching?

Trawling through the net today I came across this BBC article from  30 January 2013, the 60th anniversary of the Great Floods of 1953. Given all the bull that TDC and other so called authorities use to justify restricting building … Continue reading

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