Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

September 2020

Coronavirus testing station opened in Rainham

By |September 13th, 2020|Categories: News|

With COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Havering, the government and Havering Council have opened a walk-through coronavirus testing centre in the council car park on the corner of Cherry Tree Lane and Rainham Road in Rainham. The test centre is expected to be in place for up to six months, [...]

Streets Apart over 65’s walks

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

Living Streets, a UK charity created to encourage people to do more walking, are organising weekly walks for the over 65's in many areas, including our own. Under the title of Streets Apart, they are looking for participants and volunteers. For further details contact Patricia Edeam on 07714 616 599 [...]

Common scams targetting the over-60s

By |September 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Online magazine and community, Sixty and Me, have published advice on the most common types of fraud that target older people, such as investment, inheritance, identity, romance or even grandparent scams. A recent local example in Havering is where people have been receiving letters claiming to be from the NHS [...]

Community litter picking – Great British September Clean

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: News|

In support of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean, which runs from 11-27 September, Havering Council is offering to loan litter pickers to residents who wish to organise socially distanced community clean-ups. Residents can obtain further details and book their litter picks in advance by emailing  . The [...]

Coffee in the Garden – MacMillan Coffee Morning

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

Regular readers of the Bulletin will be aware that Greg and Diane Nash of the Nelmes United Reformed Church, hold annual MacMillan Coffee Mornings. They have asked us to let our readers know of this year's event - Having moved from The Chapel to maintain Covid friendliness, Coffee on the Corner [...]

Havering Council hotline to prevent scams

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have launched a hotline for residents to call if they believe they may have received one of the scam letters currently circulating, purporting to come from Havering Council, the government and the NHS. The letters encourage people to go onto a website, which is fake and will attempt [...]

Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – . Please note that from Saturday 05 September there will be new speed and weight restrictions on the Gallows Corner flyover on the A127. The speed limit is being reduced from 30mph to 20mph [...]

Helping our youngsters transition back to school

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Over the past few months, we have been grateful for local counselling experts, Theresa Hughes and Julie York, sharing some ideas and advice on various ways to cope with pressures caused by the pandemic and lockdown. Their latest advice is about helping our youngsters transition back to school. Children missing [...]

August 2020

Partial District Line closure once again

By |August 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

Once more, the District Line will be partially closed between West Ham and Tower Hill due to engineering work. However, this time it will be for three days from Saturday 29 to Monday 31 August. Replacement bus service DL6 will be running. There will also be no Hammersmith and City [...]

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