Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

January 2021

Mobile Testing Unit at Upminster Station car park

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: News|

Havering Council have announced that a Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) for COVID-19 is being opened up in Upminster Station car park. Testing will be available to all, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic. The opening hours of the MTU will be from 10am-3pm daily. It is anticipated that it will be open [...]

January Bulletin – Correction to Lower Thames Crossing article

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: News|

On page 3 of January 2021's edition of The Bulletin, in the 'Lower Thames Crossing - application withdrawn' article, we inadvertently gave the incorrect e-mail address for contacting Havering Council about the Lower Thames Crossing. The correct e-mail address is  . Our apologies for any inconvenience this may have [...]

Messages from NHS

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: News|

The NHS has asked groups and associations, such as ourselves, to highlight the following messages regarding the current severe pressure they are under - Covid19 cases are increasing in London and the NHS is under enormous pressure. Please help the NHS by only calling 999 for life-threatening emergencies. For urgent medical [...]

Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre update

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

The East London Waste Authority (who run the Gerpins Lane Reuse and Recycling Centre) have announced that although the centre will remain open with the normal opening hours of 7.30am-5.30pm Monday-Sunday, residents should only attend if the trip is essential and you cannot store the waste at home or have [...]

Saint Francis Hospice Christmas tree recycling cancelled

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

With reference to our previous post regarding Saint Francis Hospice offering a free Christmas tree recycling service this weekend (09 and 10 January 2021), they have announced that unfortunately this has had to be cancelled due to the current government lock-down restrictions.

Libraries closed due to pandemic

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

Havering Council have announced that all libraries in the borough will be closed from now until at least mid-February. This is due to the ongoing pandemic. The click and collect service for libraries is also suspended. The council will give further updates when they have them on the Havering Libraries [...]

Clearing snow or ice from a path or road

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: News|

Just before Christmas, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a list of 12 popular myths concerning what people and businesses are not allowed to do. For anyone interested, it can still be found on their website  . Although many were obvious, one that does come up on a [...]

Missed rubbish collections and New Year collection dates

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

The number of waste and recycling bags collected after Christmas are normally double that of a normal week and consequently the collection lorries need to go to be emptied more often. This can unfortunately lead the the crews running out of time and missing some roads. If you have not [...]

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