Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

March 2020

Could You be a Friendly Voice? Volunteer from Home!

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Volunteer Centre is providing a service where local residents can get support during these uncertain times and talk to a friendly voice at the end of a phone line. If you would like to get involved and support your community by being that friendly voice on the line please [...]

Businesses – Emergency Rates Relief and Grants

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

In response to a question from Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association councillors, Havering Council have provided the following information with regard to Government help and grants to businesses in the current health crisis. All retail/hospitality/leisure businesses in England will receive 100% retail rates relief discount for the next 12 months. A [...]

Havering Council – Update re Parking Charges

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have announced the following - They have placed a hold on all permit purchases and renewals, so there is no need for anyone to purchase or renew any parking permit at this time. Parking enforcement of permit zones, pay and display bays, business and shared use bays has [...]

Message from the London Ambulance Service

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

The London Ambulance Service have issued the following message with regard to the current coronavirus outbreak - With the outbreak of Coronavirus, we are currently seeing unprecedented demand for both our 999 and 111 services. Last week in particular, saw nearly 8,000 calls come into our 999 centres for four days [...]

Havering Council – Advice and Changes to Services

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

We would like to highlight again that Havering Council's website has up to date news, advice and details of service changes related to the coronavirus pandemic. To access their web pages click this link. For specific information on current changes to Havering Council's services visit their Service Disruption page.

Friends Against Scams – Avoiding coronavirus scams

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

Havering Police have asked us to highlight the advice being given on the Friends Against Scams website. Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. They have [...]

Lower Thames Crossing consultation extended to 02 April 2020

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

Highways England's Supplementary Consultation on the changes made to the proposed designs of the new Lower Thames Crossing was due to end on 25 March but has now been extended a week until 23.59 on Thursday 02 April. Until that time people can continue to submit comments via the following [...]

Havering Council – Urgent Support Available for Vulnerable Individuals

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

We have received the following information from Havering Council -  Concerned about the safety and wellbeing of a vulnerable individual? Email for urgent support. This is not an email address to use for enquiries as to when your local shops are open. It's for those needing urgent help with vulnerable people. Visit [...]

Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre closed until further notice

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

Following the Prime Minister’s statement on 23 March 2020, we have been informed by the East London Waste Authority (ELWA) that the Gerpins Lane Reuse and Recycle Centre in Upminster and all of their other similar facilities across Barking and Dagenham, Newham and Redbridge, will be closed to the public [...]

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