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Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

December 2019

Boundary Commission Review – New consultation

By |December 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is currently conducting a review of the number of councillors in Havering and the ward boundaries. The last time this was done was in 1999. The first stage of the review has just been completed, with the Commission recommending that Havering retains its current number [...]

Havering’s Residents Associations

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Several of the elected Residents' Association groups on Havering Council are working together to provide a united Opposition on Havering Council. Together with other Associations in the area (including our own RAEP), they have formed 'Havering's Residents Associations' (HRA), with the intention of standing candidates across the Borough at the [...]

Out of hours doctors appointments

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

Anyone in Havering who needs an urgent consultation with a doctor can now book appointments on weekday evenings, weekends and bank holidays, including Christmas Day. Same day, urgent appointments are available every weekday evening between 6.30pm and 10pm, and between 8am and 8pm at weekends. Appointments can be booked in [...]

Rubbish Collection dates over Christmas and New Year

By |December 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Havering Council have published the revised rubbish collection days over Christmas and the New Year. For further details (including how to report a missed collection) see their website. Christmas bank holiday revised collections for recycling (orange sacks), rubbish (black sacks) and clinical waste Normal collection date Revised collection date Tuesday 24 [...]

Blue Disabled Badge paper applications

By |December 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

Whilst the Blue Disabled Badge application and renewal processes are easiest if completed online via the Havering Council website, if you specifically want a paper application form sent to you for either, you can contact the Blue Badges Team on 01708 431 914 or e-mail bluebadges@havering.gov.uk . An alternative is to go to the PASC [...]

Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks

By |December 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Emerson Park area visit www.havering.roadworks.org . Please note that until Friday 20 December the M25 will be closed anti-clockwise between Junction 28 (A12) and Junction 27 (M11) from 10pm until 5am each night. This is due to Highways England maintenance. Traffic will [...]

Are you receiving the ‘Living in Havering’ magazine?

By |December 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Residents' Association councillors in our neighbouring areas in Cranham and Upminster have recently been contacted by a small number of residents who have either not been receiving copies of Havering Council's Living in Havering magazine or who have received multiple copies.  In one recent example, a resident had eight copies [...]

Council Tax Debt Collection – Residents’ Association of Emerson Park supports call for changes

By |December 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Many people across the country occasionally find themselves unable to make a Council Tax payment on time, often due to circumstances outside of their control. Councils are bound by national regulations which states what course of action they must take to recover the money. After sending initial and reminder letters, [...]

Boundary Commission Review of Havering – Meeting 16 December

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Local Government Boundary Commission is responsible for conducting reviews of local authority arrangements. They are currently reviewing Havering's elected councillor numbers and ward boundaries. The London Borough of Havering has not been reviewed since 1999 and the Commission has therefore decided that it should be done in advance of the [...]

Christmas lights for charity at 6 Herbert Road

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Dobbins family have again produced a great display of Christmas lights at their home at 6 Herbert Road, Emerson Park. This year are collecting for King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity Christmas Appeal, which raises funds for gifts for children in hospital over the festive period. Please give generously!

Havering Christmas Land – Harrow Lodge Park

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|

Havering Mind are holding a unique and spectacular attraction this year in Harrow Lodge Park – the Havering Christmas Land! The attraction is a Christmas lights walkway inside the ‘Secret Garden’ next to Harrow Lodge House (situated adjacent to the existing sports centre) and will contain light-up decorations and thousands of lights. [...]

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