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Southend Airport campaign. Notes on campaign leaflet

We are currently delivering 10,000 leaflets to homes near the airport and flight path. For those seeking more information please read the notes below and follow the hyperlinks provided: – British Medical Journal research published earlier in the year shows … Continue reading

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World War II shelter in Priory Crescent

Recent research by local campaign group Saxon King in Priory Park to establish what became of the tunnels under the former Ecko factory on Priory Crescent has drawn a blank as Bellway Homes and Southend Borough Council try to hide … Continue reading

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Improve sea defences at Shoebury but no new homes on the floodplain

Local residents, concerned by plans to improve the sea wall at Shoebury Common, have contacted this group for assistance. Their fear is that the council will improve the sea wall and then permit the construction of new homes on the floodplain. With … Continue reading

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The need for more traffic calming, not less.

It has been very concerning to see some ill-informed comments by a minority of local councillors complaining about speed bumps around the town. Surely everyone ought to understand that speed bumps play a vital part in reducing speeds, making it … Continue reading

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The Energy Bill: Public Meeting

The group is holding a public meeting on the Energy Bill (energy we can all afford) on Friday 1 March at 7.45pm at the Leigh Community Centre, Elm Rd, Leigh. We will have two national campaign speakers and local MP, David … Continue reading

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Michael Woolcott – 1933-2011

It is with great regret that South East Essex Friends of the Earth have to report the recent sad death of their member, Michael Woolcott. He was an active member of the group, campaigning on local and national environmental issues. … Continue reading

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Southend MP gets a meaty message

For immediate release: Wednesday 3rd November 2010 At a public meeting in Southend last night local residents demanded that James Duddridge MP take urgent action to tackle the environmental, health and social impacts of our livestock industry by backing a … Continue reading

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James Duddridge’s statement to SEEFoE Planet Friendly Farming event

In May 2010, the Prime Minister appointed me as a Government Whip. In my role I have responsibility for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Education, and Private Members’ Bills. As a result I am unable to accept … Continue reading

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