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  • Litter Fines to Increase
    Litter Fines to Increase
    16th December 2017 by
    I was pleased to note a government announcement stating that the maximum fine for littering will increase from £75 to £150 from April 2018 (I would prefer £500, but at least a step in the right direction). In addition, councils will be able to impose fines on owners of vehicles from...
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  • Brookmans Park Drive
    Brookmans Park Drive
    14th December 2017 by
    A planning application has been submitted to the Council (P1888.17), for the change of use of land, for a residential caravan site for 6 gypsy families, with a total of 6 caravans. The location is Willow Tree Lodge, Brookman’s Park Drive Cranham Upminster RM14 1LW. The site...
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  • Watch Out for Fake Government Grants
    Watch Out for Fake Government Grants
    14th December 2017 by
    Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee. To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking...
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  • Green Belt Planning Application
    Green Belt Planning Application
    13th December 2017 by
    A planning application (P1915.17) to convert kennels and outbuildings at the former greyhound track, Ockendon Kennels, Ockendon Road, North Ockendon RM14 3PT and build 17 new dwellings has been lodged with the Council. Two previous applications have been made at the same location, in 2013 and 2015, but both were...
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