Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

May 2020

Havering’s broadband speed improves

By |May 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|

Price comparison company have published a British Broadband Index, based on figures supplied by Ofcom. This shows that Havering broadband users had an average speed of 75.8 Mbps in 2019, an increase of 16.4 Mbps from the previous year. The figures show that Havering are ranked joint 8th of [...]

May 2020 Bulletin now online – Please let everyone know!

By |May 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

The Residents' Association of Emerson Park have taken the decision to publish an online only version of The Bulletin again this month (May 2020). This follows a similar decision in April. We regret having to take this action but the ongoing lockdown and the need of many of our volunteer [...]

Update re Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

As many people will know, Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre was closed to the public at the start of the current coronavirus lockdown. Local Residents' Association councillors have been pushing for it to be re-opened as soon as possible, to allow people to legally dispose of larger items of waste and [...]

Reporting scam e-mails

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: News|

The Government's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a suspicious email reporting service to allow people to report e-mails that they believe are bogus or phishing scams. To report a suspicious e-mail simply forward it to . Once the NCSC have received your e-mail they will investigate to confirm [...]

April 2020

Childhood illnesses/injuries – New NHS advice

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: News|

The NHS have issued a special message regarding childhood illnesses/injuries and when to seek medical help. This follows national concern that there can sometimes be confusion over when to seek advice during the current coronavirus pandemic. The message leaflet can be viewed or downloaded via this link.

Havering’s Parks – Social distancing guidelines

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

Havering Council have put up signage at the entrances to the borough's parks detailing guidance for park users during the current health crisis. The guidelines are listed below - Keep moving and don't block paths. Don't congregate in groups. Keep a 2 metre distance at all times from anyone not [...]

South Essex Crematorium partly reopened to visitors

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

Havering Council have announced that the Gardens of Remembrance and some of the memorials and ashes burial areas at South Essex Crematorium have now reopened to visitors from 9am to 7pm daily, although some areas still remain closed (please check before attending). This follows the announcement earlier in the week [...]

Havering Council – Business impact survey

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

In order to gain a greater understanding of the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on businesses in the borough, Havering Council have launched an online Business Impact Survey. The survey is intended to assist them understand the best way that they can help businesses, both during and after this [...]

Breaking news – Green bin waste collections to resume

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

(Breaking news - 6pm Wednesday 22 April) It has just been confirmed to local Residents' Association councillors that Havering Council will be resuming green bin waste collections from Monday 27 April. The collection dates will be as per the published collection calendar. The Council have also said that they will [...]

Upminster Cemetery now open but South Essex Crematorium grounds remain closed

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

Havering Council have announced that Upminster Cemetery has been re-opened to visitors from 9am to 7pm on every day. However, the grounds of South Essex Crematorium remain closed at present due to operational reasons. For visitors, the South Chapel car park is currently closed and the East Chapel car park [...]

New Government coronavirus business support tool

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

The Government has launched a business support tool to help businesses and self-employed people find the financial support options available to them during the coronavirus crisis. The tool has a simple online questionnaire, which can be accessed via the Government website.