Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

January 2020

Cycling for all – Hornchurch Cycle Club

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

As we approach Spring, residents might consider cycling as a means of getting fit and socialising. The Hornchurch Cycle Club run regular beginners rides on a Saturday morning from the Queen's Theatre car park, starting at 8.00am. All levels of ability are catered for and it is a great way [...]

Sensible Parking and Looking after our Streets

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

We were alerted to a problem with refuse collection recently, which when we enquired turned out to be poorly parked cars obstructing the access for the truck. Please be aware of access when parking, especially in some of the small cul-de-sacs that we have in Emerson Park – Thank you. [...]

Residents’ Association of Emerson Park membership

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

Thank you to Kate, who has kindly volunteered to look after the membership for our Association. Following the massive response to our previous campaigns, we had been inundated and are now able to be more organised. If your membership has run out you can expect a reminder shortly. We thank [...]

Lower Thames Crossing (Balfour Beatty) recruitment fairs

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorised|

Highways England are currently undertaking a series of ground investigations and surveys at locations throughout north Kent and Essex, in relation to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing. In partnership with their contractor Balfour Beatty, they are running recruitment fairs to promote jobs in both areas. During this phase of the [...]

Council proposals for Non-Residential Care Services

By |January 18th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council is proposing to make changes to the way that it charges for non-residential care services (sometimes referred to as domiciliary care services), which includes the following – Home care Services Day Opportunities Transport Services (to and from day care centres) Direct Payments for personal care and support For [...]

Town Hall Protest – Wednesday 22nd January

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: News|

Residents across the borough have shown dissatisfaction at the loss of the 30 minutes free parking in Hornchurch and Upminster and will once again be campaigning at the Town Hall to bring it back, before the start of the next Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 22nd January. This is the [...]

Older Person’s Freedom Pass renewal reminder

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

Older Person’s Freedom Passes need renewing every five years, therefore residents whose pass expires on 31st March 2020 may need to take action to renew it. A renewed Older Person’s Freedom Pass will automatically be posted to your home address between February – March 2020 as long as you have used [...]

Grants and support for Voluntary and Community Groups

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

Havering Council’s website has a page that details funding and support opportunities for voluntary and community groups. These opportunities come from local, national and international sources. To view the January 2020 list, see their website.

Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks

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

For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Emerson Park area visit . Please note that at present there are multiple sets of roadworks shown in Slewins Lane, Ardleigh Green Road, Butts Green Road, Billet Lane, High Street (Hornchurch) and Squirrels Heath Lane. All of these are shown [...]

Army Cadets seeking Volunteer Instructors

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

The Army Cadets have four Cadet Detachments and a Company HQ based in Havering, with just under 100 cadets and around 20 Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs). Together, they make up half of one of the cadet companies in City of London and NE Sector ACF. Together with cadet forces [...]

Havering Council propose ‘Express Parking Bays’ for Hornchurch and Upminster

By |January 5th, 2020|Categories: News|

We have been informed that Havering Council’s Conservative Administration are proposing a six month trial of free 30-minute parking bays in selected areas of Hornchurch and Upminster. The full report is yet to be published but it has apparently been signed off by the Cabinet Member for the Environment. Whilst we will [...]