Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

October 2020

Funding for Armed Forces Day events

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

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local councils, organisations, schools, ex-service organisations and individuals for Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Ministry of Defence is providing funding for events such as tea parties, parades, big band concerts, civil war military re-enactments, and live and static demonstrations [...]

TfL’s plans for School Services buses

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

Transport for London have issued the following message, giving information on their plans for School Services during and after the October half term. 'We are planning to continue running additional School Services on our bus network after the October half term until the end of the current term in December. [...]

Government COVID-19 interactive map

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

The government have an interactive online map showing the current COVID-19 rates around the country. The map can be zoomed in to local areas, to show separate rates in different parts of Cranham and Upminster, for instance. To view the map visit  .

Queen’s Theatre receive government grant

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch have revealed that they are one of the cultural organisations to receive a grant as part of the recently announced Government Cultural Recovery Funding. This should help to ensure that they are able to get through the present difficulties caused by the pandemic, although they [...]

‘Reconnections’ for the over-65’s

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

Independent Age, a charity that supports the over-65's, has recently launched a free service in Barking and Dagenham and Havering, called Reconnections, for people who are feeling lonely and would like to connect with new people, activities or interests. People can self-refer or their relatives or friends can do it [...]

Warning re cannabis infused sweets

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

Havering Council have issued a warning to parents and children regarding the emergence of cannabis-infused sweets that are becoming increasingly popular amongst young people. Nerds Rope Bites (see picture below), which can be bought online, look like sweets but contain THC, an active ingredient in cannabis.

District Line closed this weekend

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

After a break from weekend engineering works for the last six weeks, the District Line will be closed between Upminster and Earl's Court this Saturday and Sunday (10 and 11 October). Replacement bus service DL6 will be running. There will also be no Hammersmith and City Line running between Barking [...]

Havering Community Hub

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

The voluntary community sector, charities, and residents, working in partnership with Havering Council, have developed the Havering Community Hub. The Hub offers a single place for a range of information, opportunities and support for residents and provides a platform for communities to connect with each other for the benefit of [...]

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