Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

June 2020

June 2020 Bulletin – Pass on the news!

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Residents’ Association of Emerson Park have once again published an online only version of The Bulletin this month (June 2020). This follows a similar editions in April and May.  We would obviously like to print and deliver paper copies but many of our volunteer deliverers are still not able [...]

Land of the Fanns Community Action Fund

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

We have previously highlighted the Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Project’s Community Action Fund. The final round is now open for applications until 31 July 2020. Grants of up to £5,000 are available for local groups to run environmental or heritage projects within the Land of the Fanns area [...]

South Essex Crematorium – Changes regarding funerals

By |June 6th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have announced that from Monday 08 June the number of mourners at funerals held at South Essex Crematorium will change. From that date there will be up to 25 mourners allowed in the South Chapel and up to 15 in the East Chapel. A maximum of 25 will [...]

Face coverings required on public transport from 15 June

By |June 6th, 2020|Categories: News|

You may be aware that the Government have announced that it will be compulsory to wear face coverings on all public transport from Monday 15 June 2020. In response to this, Transport for London have updated their website with advice regarding face coverings. The information can be viewed via this [...]

Reporting scam e-mails – Be a cyber hero!

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

On 01 May 2020 we published an article on how the Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) had launched a suspicious email reporting service, to allow people to report e-mails that they believe are bogus or phishing scams. Since then over 160,000 e-mails have been forwarded to them and 300 [...]

Track and Trace – Avoiding scams

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

The national introduction of the coronavirus Track and Trace service is unfortunately likely to lead to criminals attempting new scams. To combat this, Full Fact (an independent fact checking charity) have published information on their website on how to avoid such scams. The main points are listed below - Real [...]

Freedom Pass update

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

Older Person's Freedom Passes give holders free travel across London on all Transport for London (TfL) buses, London Underground, London Overground, TfL rail, Docklands Light Railway and tram services. They also allow free bus journeys nationally. London Councils, who administer the scheme, have announced that to help conserve space on [...]

Havering Council – Support for Businesses

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

Havering Council have a Business Helpline, which is available Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm on 0345 017 0743 or via e-mail at . Information can also be found via their website - . The council have also given the following information regarding top-up business grants - 'We are [...]

May 2020

TfL update – Payment now required on many routes

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

Transport for London (TfL) have now re-introduced the requirement touch-in to pay on many bus routes, including the Route 193 which serves the eastern side of Emerson Park. However, safety restrictions which have been brought in mean that bus capacities are greatly reduced and TfL are still asking people only [...]

Havering Council bulky waste collections restarted

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have confirmed that their 'Bulky waste collections' service has resumed. They charge £43 for one to three items and an addition £11 for each further item. For a list of the sorts of items that they are able to collect and to book a collection, see their website. [...]

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