Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

December 2020

B&Q Community Reuse Scheme

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

DIY store B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all its branches across the UK. The scheme donates unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. The types of material includes: Wood, including [...]

Council car parks – Free weekend parking for five weeks

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

Havering Council have announced that all council car parks in the borough will have free parking on every Saturday from tomorrow (05 December), up to and including 02 January 2021. Sunday parking is already free. This welcome news will help to support our local shops and businesses into the New [...]

Small Business Saturday – 05 December

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

The Residents' Association of Emerson Park are pleased to support Small Business Saturday this weekend. Local residents associations re-launched their 'Shop Local, Hire Local' campaign at the end of lockdown and this national event, which takes place on the first Saturday in December each year, is especially important in a [...]

Upminster Windmill

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

It has been wonderful to see the cap and sails restored to Upminster Windmill this week, after four years of restoration work. The windmill, which the Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association adopted as their emblem many years ago, is now looking resplendent once again. For information on the history of [...]

November 2020

Havering Astronomical Society January 2021 dates

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

Havering Astronomical Society have published their online calendar of events for January 2021 (please note the slightly earlier start time from January). Thursday 07 January 7.15 for 7.30pm – Online talk by Prof. Marc Schumann, Professor of Experimental Astroparticle Physics at the University of Freiburg. His talk, entitled ‘Exploring the Dark [...]

Havering Council budget consultation for 2021/22

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

Havering Council has launched an online consultation, to let residents give their views on the council's budget setting savings proposals for the financial year 2021/22. It also gives people the chance to highlight what sections of the council's financial responsibilities they value most and what they would reduce spending on, [...]

No District Line services this weekend

By |November 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

The District Line will again be closed between Upminster and Tower Hill this Saturday and Sunday (28 and 29 November). Replacement bus service DL8 will be running between Upminster and Barking. There will also be no Hammersmith and City Line running between Barking and Hammersmith on the same days. For [...]

Government local restriction tiers details

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

The Government has published guidance on the new tier system that will be in place from 02 December 2020, to control the current coronavirus pandemic. This guidance does not give information on which tier any specific area will be in, as this will be decided later. However, it will act [...]

Ardleigh Green College online meeting date

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: News|

As revealed in our previous posts on the problems that have been occurring in and around Havering College's Ardleigh Green Campus, an online public meeting has been arranged by the college for residents and businesses concerned about the anti-social behaviour. The meeting will be held on Zoom, from 6.30-7.30pm this [...]

Advice re bonfires

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: News|

Whilst many people have the occasional bonfire to dispose of garden rubbish, repeated bonfires or burning items which give off noxious fumes can be a nuisance. Whilst Havering Council discourage bonfires, they are not banned. However, they give the following advice - Only garden waste should be burnt - definitely [...]

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