Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

March 2021

Safer Streets funding unlikely for Havering

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: News|

Last week, the government announced a doubling of Safer Streets funding, to provide additional public CCTV and lighting to various locations across the country. Following the announcement, Residents' Association councillors asked council officials whether Havering had bid for any of the original funding and were told that the borough had [...]

Council weed control schedule for Emerson Park

By |March 15th, 2021|Categories: News|

Havering Council have recently announced their road and footway weed control schedule for 2021. Each area is treated four times a year but exact dates are dependant on weather conditions. The weeds normally die off around three weeks after treatment and should then be cleared away by the regular street [...]

Paying Council Tax and Garden Waste subscriptions by cheque

By |March 13th, 2021|Categories: News|

Although most people pay for their Council Tax by Direct Debit, via the internet or by phone, we recently received an enquiry asking whether Havering Council still accept payments by cheque. We contacted the council, who confirmed that for both Council Tax and Garden Waste Collection (green bin) subscriptions, they [...]

Visiting care homes in Havering from Monday 08 March 2021

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: News|

Havering Council's Director of Public Health, Mark Ansell, and the Director of Adult Social Care and Health, Barbara Nicholls, have released a message regarding visiting care homes in Havering, now that restrictions have finally started to ease. We have reproduced it in full below - 'We recognise how hard it [...]

Copthorne Gardens tree clearing

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: News|

On Saturday 05 March, Residents' Association Councillor Gillian Ford was contacted by local residents in the Emerson Park Ward, regarding unexpected tree felling and land clearance opposite their homes in Copthorne Gardens. As representatives of the local area, RAEP members, David Godwin and Laurance Garrard visited the site and saw [...]

Ardleigh Green Campus Planning Proposals

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: News|

The New City College (Ardleigh Green Campus) have applied for planning permission (ref. P0285.21) for the following development, which will be funded through GLA grants and land disposal - Revised access arrangements Relocation of the existing car park New cycle sheds Demolition of Block P Landscaping, including low level lighting in [...]

Rapid home testing kits for households and bubbles of school pupils and staff

By |March 4th, 2021|Categories: News|

Following a government announcement, the following people in England will have access to regular rapid lateral flow testing as schools reopen - Secondary school pupils Primary and secondary school staff Households, childcare and support bubbles of primary and secondary-age pupils Households, childcare and support bubbles of primary and secondary staff [...]

Council Tax setting meeting – 03 March 2021

By |March 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|

A full meeting of Havering Council will be held tonight (Wednesday 03 March 2021) at 7.30pm, where the council tax in Havering will be set for 2021/22. A vote on the Members' Allowance Scheme will also take place. To view the agenda and reports, and to view the meeting live via [...]

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