Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

April 2020

South Essex Crematorium and Upminster Cemetery closed to visitors

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: News|

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, South Essex Crematorium and Upminster Cemetery have been closed to the public until further notice. The Tea Room is also closed. In line with Government guidelines on social distancing and the impact of Covid-19, all cremation services, chapel services and graveside services are currently [...]

Havering Council – Emergency measures to support local economy

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council's Chief Executive has approved a range of emergency economic development services in relation to the Coronavirus Pandemic and its impact on the Havering Economy. The measures are summarised below. For full details see the Havering Council website. To aggregate and fact-check news to inform an internal economic briefing. [...]

Most common coronavirus scams to be aware of!

By |April 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Unfortunately, the number of fake websites and other scams related to the coronavirus outbreak are increasing daily. Below are five of the most common scams that were attempted in March this year in the UK - Text messages offering free passes to Netflix during the isolation period. E-mails supposedly coming [...]

April 2020 Bulletin online – Spread the word!

By |April 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

For anyone who did not see our article last weekend, due to the current coronavirus outbreak the April 2020 edition of The Bulletin has been published as an online version only. To access it, click on this link. Please circulate the link to anyone you know who normally receives a paper [...]

Payment to adult social care providers, personal assistants and the voluntary sector

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

Havering Council have announced a £500,000 package of support for adult social care providers, personal assistants and the voluntary sector to alleviate COVID-19 related financial pressures. The Council tendered for voluntary sector services to meet three outcomes (carers supported, social inclusion, peer support to build resilience). As a result the [...]

Government Business Support website

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

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government have set up a new Business Support website, which provides support and advice for businesses and employees. The site helps businesses find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how [...]

March 2020

Havering Council contact numbers

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: News|

With most, if not all, of the normal council building being closed to the public at present, Havering Council have published the following phone numbers to access council services. This does not stop people contacting them via their website in the normal way. Adult Social Services: 01708 432 000 Children’s [...]

Competition and Markets Authority – Raising concerns about unfair trading

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: News|

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set up a taskforce to help tackle firms suspected of exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic and people’s vulnerability, through unjustifiably high prices or misleading claims. The CMA have set up a dedicated online public form through which consumers and businesses can notify the [...]

Havering Council – Grass cutting and maintenance

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have announced that their grounds maintenance service has suspended routine functions, such as grass cutting, so that staff normally carrying out this work can be available to support other essential services, including waste collection and street cleansing. However they will still be able to respond to any emergencies, [...]