Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

November 2020

No District Line services this weekend

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

TfL have announced that the District Line will be closed between Upminster and Tower Hill this Saturday and Sunday (21 and 22 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 [...]

Encouraging safe cycling routes in Havering

By |November 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Cyclists have produced a guide to quiet routes, using less busy roads, to encourage both cyclists and walkers to get out and about. During the summer months there was a noticeable increase in cycling around our streets. Although the weather now is less attractive, it is still something that [...]

Ardleigh Green College Update

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: News|

Following our recent post, concerning incidents of disorder and intimidation around Havering College's Ardleigh Green Campus, a senior local police officer briefed councillors last night (17 November 2020) on measures that are being taken to deal with the issues. There have been a number of arrests and other ongoing investigations [...]

Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council have an emergency fund, the Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme, which can assist people who are most in financial need. This can include help with paying heating bills and providing essential goods and food. There are a number of other ways that Havering can provide assistance and help, which [...]

Brookside Theatre’s Christmas Musical

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Brookside Theatre in Romford have asked us to highlight their forthcoming production of the Wizard of Oz. We are delighted to do so, but the its staging is obviously subject to any coronavirus restrictions in place at the time. 'Britain’s Got Talent star, Becky O’Brien is to take on [...]

Issues around Ardleigh Green Campus

By |November 14th, 2020|Categories: News|

Following concerns regarding alleged incidents of disorder and intimidation of members of the public in the streets and shops around Havering College's Ardleigh Green Campus, the Residents' Association of Emerson Park Team have been liaising with RA councillors, who have been in contact with the Director of Children's Services for [...]

Rapid testing update – Havering now included

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

UPDATE (7pm 11 November 2020) Contrary to the previous announcement from the DHSC detailed in our earlier post, it has been confirmed that Havering WILL now be included in the areas offered mass testing. Please see the Havering Council rapid testing web page for further details.

Havering not included in mass testing roll-out

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

Yesterday (10 November 2020), the government's Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced that another 67 areas in England would be offered mass coronavirus testing, including the majority of London Boroughs. However, the list does not include Havering, even though last week we had the highest rates of COVID-19 [...]

Friends of the Secret Blind Garden

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

Havering Volunteer Centre, in partnership with the Friends of the Secret Blind Garden, have launched a crowdfunding campaign to improve the only outdoor recreational space within the London Borough of Havering for the visually impaired. The space, which is in Harrow Lodge Park near to the new leisure centre, has [...]

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