Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

June 2020

Freedom Pass update

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

Older Person's Freedom Passes give holders free travel across London on all Transport for London (TfL) buses, London Underground, London Overground, TfL rail, Docklands Light Railway and tram services. They also allow free bus journeys nationally. London Councils, who administer the scheme, have announced that to help conserve space on [...]

Havering Council – Support for Businesses

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

Havering Council have a Business Helpline, which is available Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm on 0345 017 0743 or via e-mail at . Information can also be found via their website - . The council have also given the following information regarding top-up business grants - 'We are [...]

May 2020

TfL update – Payment now required on many routes

By |May 31st, 2020|Categories: News|

Transport for London (TfL) have now re-introduced the requirement touch-in to pay on many bus routes, including the Route 193 which serves the eastern side of Emerson Park. However, safety restrictions which have been brought in mean that bus capacities are greatly reduced and TfL are still asking people only [...]

Havering Council bulky waste collections restarted

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

Havering Council have confirmed that their 'Bulky waste collections' service has resumed. They charge £43 for one to three items and an addition £11 for each further item. For a list of the sorts of items that they are able to collect and to book a collection, see their website. [...]

Phased reopening of council housing services

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have announced that they will begin the gradual restoration of its Housing Services from next week, with the staged reopening of the Choice Based Lettings Service, which allows tenants on the housing waiting list to bid on available Council and housing association properties. Households on the Housing Register [...]

Police advice – Beware of bogus door-to-door sales

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: News|

Sgt Amar Sehmby, one of the police Safer Neighbourhood Sergeants for our area, has issued the following warning regarding bogus door-to-door sales -  It has come to our attention that a group have been knocking door-to-door trying to sell household products to elderly and vulnerable residents in the Elm Park [...]

Havering Mind – We are here for you

By |May 24th, 2020|Categories: News|

We at the Residents' Association of Emerson Park are pleased to promote the following message from Havering Mind -  If you're finding things hard emotionally right now, you're not alone. We are here at Havering Mind, to help you cope with your thoughts, feelings, and issues that you are facing [...]

Rubbish collections – One day later next week

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Please remember that due to the Bank Holiday, all rubbish and green bin collection days next week are one day later. If your collection is missed, whether it is a whole street or a single household, you can report it online to Havering council after 5pm on the day it [...]

Government advice – 5 steps to working safely

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

The Government has published guidance for businesses on working safely during the coronavirus pandemic. They may also be of interest to anyone who visits commercial premises, whether shops, factories or any other type of business. To view the Government website, use this link. 1. Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment [...]