The Trinity Fair took place on Sunday 9th June 2024.  Once again it was a huge success and attended by many residents and visitors.  

Cllr Marianne Vernon, Chairman of Rayleigh Town Council unveiled the latest heritage plaque at Rayleigh Primary School this morning The Town Council worked in co-operation with Rayleigh Town Museum on this location. The Chairman of Rochford District Council, Cllr Sarah Jane Page was also in attendance.


Annual Town Awards 2024








Rayleigh Town Council last night held their Annual Town Meeting and Awards at the Sweyne Park School.  Chairman Cllr Danielle Belton led the meeting assisted by Cllr Cheryl Roe, Communities Chairman.   The evening was attended by approximately 120 people


A total of 12 awards were presented in a variety of categories.  Cllr Danielle Belton presented the  Chairman’s Award to Brian Mitchell, MBE for his dedication to Rayleigh Football Club.

Cllr Danielle Belton said “ It was an amazing evening, celebrating the towns success and more importantly so many of our incredible people

Thank you to everyone of you, for all of your efforts this year to make Rayleigh a better place, from the volunteers to the high achievers you are all assets and I'm proud to have you as my neighbours” 


 Additional photos can be downloaded from Annual Rayleigh Town Council Meeting 2024 (



Rayleigh Town Council have installed a defibrillator and bleed control kit in the King George V Playing Field, Rayleigh. These cabinets are located on the pavilion wall and can be accessed 24 hours a day, Community Heartbeat Charity


Cllr Deborah Mercer's last duty as Rayleigh Town Council Chairman was to hand over a cheque to her charity of the year, BASIS for £3,000. Cllr Mercer raised this sum of money by holding a number of events throughout the year.


Plans are underway for the new inclusive play equipment in the King George V Playing Field which the KGV Trust are very grateful to be part funded by the National Lottery.



Notice of Rochford District Election 4th May 2023 please see here


New Petanque Area opens in King George V Playing Field

Competition: "Create a String of Coronation Themed Bunting".  Download your application form here closing date midday 21st April 2023

 Created bunting will decorate the King George V Playing Field for the Coronation Picnic on Saturday 6th May 2023.

Playing Field Award 2023

Playing Field Award 2023

Published: 19 Dec 23

KGV Field was awarded runner up and Silver Gilt in the Essex Playing Field Awards 2023. Read More...

Playing Field Awards

Playing Field Awards

Published: 26 Oct 21

The Council attended the Essex Playing Field, Best Kept Playing Field Awards last night. Read More...