Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

August 2020

TfL plans for the return of schools

By |August 27th, 2020|Categories: News|

TfL have sent us details of their transport plans for the return of schools in September. They are asking schools and parents to encourage children to travel to school by walking, cycling or scooting wherever possible, but TfL are making changes to the bus network from 01 September, to accommodate [...]

#DoingMyBit public health campaign

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

Havering Council have this week launched their #DoingMyBit public health campaign, which calls on local people to do all they can to reduce the spread of COVID-19, whilst supporting local businesses. The key messages of #DoingMyBit are - Maintaining social distancing Complying with NHS test and trace Observing Government quarantine [...]

COVID-19 letter scam

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

Havering Council have warned that scammers have been targeting local residents with fake COVID-19 letters, demanding that they register their personal details as part of a coronavirus prevention plan or face prosecution. The website details provided on the letters are bogus. The letters include the NHS, Department of Health and [...]

Havering Local Plan public consultation

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

The new draft Havering Local Plan, which (together with the London Plan and national planning policies) will frame the way new development can take place in Havering over the next decade, has reached its next stage. Following previous proposals and consultations, and instructions from the independent Planning Inspector in charge [...]

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

Havering Council have released details of current funding opportunities for charities and organisations. A full list is available via their funding e-magazine.

District Line partial closure again this weekend

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

In a slight change to previous weeks, this weekend the District Line will be closed between Dagenham East and Tower Hill due to engineering work. Replacement bus services DL6 and DL7 will be running. As in many previous weeks, there will also not be any Hammersmith and City Line running [...]

PayPal scam using compromised Facebook accounts

By |August 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

The City of London Police have released a message, warning the public of a surge of reports where the recipient has received messages through Facebook Messenger from friends/family requesting to use their Pay Pal account to receive funds from the sale of a camera (or similar item) on EBay. However, [...]

Littering and Recycling in Havering

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council's Environment Services department recently replied to a message from a local resident in North Ockendon, who has been so appalled at the amount of litter in his area that he has been regularly litter picking bagfuls of it himself. We thought that their detailed reply (which we have [...]

Havering Election Services e-mails – How to check that they are genuine

By |August 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Recently, some residents have received an e-mail message from Havering Council's Election Services team, regarding the Annual Household Canvass. This message asks the recipients to log onto their household's account to check that the elector details are correct. This is a new process being introduced by Havering Council as part [...]

Havering Astronomical Society talks

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

The Havering Astronomical Society will be having two online talks in September. The first will be held on Wednesday 02 September, 6.45 for a 7pm start and will be an online talk by Dr Anastasia Kokori, UCL Centre for Space Exochemistry Data, entitled ‘ExoClock project for the Ariel mission’ (re. the [...]

District Line restrictions again this weekend

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: News|

In what is now seemingly a weekly event, there will be disruption to the District Line again this weekend (15 and 16 August), with no service running between West Ham and Tower Hill. Replacement bus service DL6 will run on both days. In addition, TfL have advised that there will [...]

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