Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

April 2020

Proud to Care London – Job recruitment in the Care Sector

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

Proud to Care London is a job site aimed specifically at recruiting people into jobs in the care sector. Now more than ever, they are looking for people who are able to do crucial jobs in care, to help London tackle Covid-19 and provide much needed care and support to [...]

Taxicard scheme extended to include picking up essential supplies

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

London Councils operate a subsidised service for use with 'Black cab' taxis called Taxicard. To give better support during the current coronavirus outbreak they have extended the scheme to include booking drivers to pick up and deliver essential supplies. The scheme has also been extended to allow friends and family [...]

Household bonfires – Please be considerate to your community!

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

Residents' Association councillors have been contacted on several occasions over the last couple of weeks about the increasing number of bonfires people are lighting in their gardens, both during the day and at night. Whilst under many circumstances bonfires are legally allowed, the sheer number that are being lit in [...]

The Havering Funding Program and the Havering Heroes Fund

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

As part of their response to the coronavirus pandemic, Havering Council have launched the Havering Funding Program (HVP), which gives the opportunity for smaller charities, not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises and unregistered charity groups to apply for grants of up to £5,000 of emergency funding to help them continue to deliver [...]

NHS ‘Shield List’ – Important information

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

The NHS 'Shield List' (formerly called the 'Vulnerable List') has been created to identify people who have a medical condition which makes them extremely vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19). These vulnerable householders may need deliveries of essential goods, such as food and medicine. Our local 'Shield List' has been received by Havering [...]

Cancer Research UK – Information on Covid-19 and cancer

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

With guidance from the Government regularly evolving, people may be unsure how to protect themselves and their community as best they can. This is especially true for those living with cancer who, alongside their friends and families, will want to take extra care to reduce their risks. Cancer Research UK [...]

Havering Council’s ‘Good to Know’ booklet

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

Havering Council have produced a 'Good to Know' booklet giving useful information for households and businesses. This will be delivered to all households in the near future. As well as being an easy reference point for everyone, the booklet is intended to provide vital information to people who do not [...]

South Essex Crematorium and Upminster Cemetery closed to visitors

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

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, South Essex Crematorium and Upminster Cemetery have been closed to the public until further notice. The Tea Room is also closed. In line with Government guidelines on social distancing and the impact of Covid-19, all cremation services, chapel services and graveside services are currently [...]

Havering Council – Emergency measures to support local economy

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council's Chief Executive has approved a range of emergency economic development services in relation to the Coronavirus Pandemic and its impact on the Havering Economy. The measures are summarised below. For full details see the Havering Council website. To aggregate and fact-check news to inform an internal economic briefing. [...]

Most common coronavirus scams to be aware of!

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

Unfortunately, the number of fake websites and other scams related to the coronavirus outbreak are increasing daily. Below are five of the most common scams that were attempted in March this year in the UK - Text messages offering free passes to Netflix during the isolation period. E-mails supposedly coming [...]

April 2020 Bulletin online – Spread the word!

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

For anyone who did not see our article last weekend, due to the current coronavirus outbreak the April 2020 edition of The Bulletin has been published as an online version only. To access it, click on this link. Please circulate the link to anyone you know who normally receives a paper [...]

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