Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

May 2020

Phased reopening of council housing services

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

Havering Council have announced that they will begin the gradual restoration of its Housing Services from next week, with the staged reopening of the Choice Based Lettings Service, which allows tenants on the housing waiting list to bid on available Council and housing association properties. Households on the Housing Register [...]

Police advice – Beware of bogus door-to-door sales

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

Sgt Amar Sehmby, one of the police Safer Neighbourhood Sergeants for our area, has issued the following warning regarding bogus door-to-door sales -  It has come to our attention that a group have been knocking door-to-door trying to sell household products to elderly and vulnerable residents in the Elm Park [...]

Havering Mind – We are here for you

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

We at the Residents' Association of Emerson Park are pleased to promote the following message from Havering Mind -  If you're finding things hard emotionally right now, you're not alone. We are here at Havering Mind, to help you cope with your thoughts, feelings, and issues that you are facing [...]

Rubbish collections – One day later next week

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Please remember that due to the Bank Holiday, all rubbish and green bin collection days next week are one day later. If your collection is missed, whether it is a whole street or a single household, you can report it online to Havering council after 5pm on the day it [...]

Government advice – 5 steps to working safely

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

The Government has published guidance for businesses on working safely during the coronavirus pandemic. They may also be of interest to anyone who visits commercial premises, whether shops, factories or any other type of business. To view the Government website, use this link. 1. Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment [...]

Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre

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

Local Residents’ Association (RA) councillors previously lobbied for the reopening of the Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre, which successfully resulted in it opening again on 11 May. However, at present large vans, trailers and commercial waste are not being accepted, effectively meaning that no trade waste is allowed onto the site. [...]

How to make a cloth face covering

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

The latest Government advice on wearing face coverings during the present pandemic, states that they should be worn on public transport and in shops. However, manufactured surgical masks and respirators, such as those pictured below, should not be purchased, so that stocks do not run out for those who need [...]

Council tennis courts and fishing lakes open again

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

Havering Council has advised that with the easing of restrictions by the Government, they have opened the council run tennis courts and fishing lakes in Havering. This includes the tennis courts in Haynes Park. The following social distancing rules still apply in all parks and open spaces - Stay at [...]

Answers to Residents’ Associations questions to council (13 May 2020)

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

Yesterday we published details of the questions that the Residents’ groups had submitted to the latest online briefing of members that Havering Council currently holds every Wednesday evening. Below are the questions and answers given by the authority. Unfortunately, we are unable to publish all answers due to confidentiality restrictions. Residents’ Group [...]

Stroke awareness

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

Today (14 May) is national Stroke Awareness Day. To support the campaign we have published a summary of the NHS advice below. For full details see the NHS website. A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut [...]

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