Residents’ Association of Emerson Park – News

May 2020

Residents’ Associations questions to council (13 May 2020)

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: News|

During the current health emergency, Havering Council are holding an online briefing every Wednesday evening for all elected local councillors. Prior to this meeting each political group are able to submit two questions. The questions submitted by the three Residents' groups for the meeting on Wednesday 13 May are listed [...]

Letter from East Area Police Commander

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: News|

Detective Chief Superintendent Stephen Clayman, the East Area Police BCU Commander, has sent a letter to local police Safer Neighbourhood Board and Independent Advisory Group chairs, detailing measures that the police will be taking to reduce violent crime across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham. The full letter can be [...]

Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre to re-open

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

Following pressure from the Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association councillors, Havering Council have persuaded the East London Waste Authority to re-open the Gerpins Lane Reuse and Recycling Centre from Monday 11 May. The centre will be open from 7.30am-5.45pm seven days a week. To access the site you will need [...]

HMRC Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

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

As part of the Government's measures to support businesses and individuals during the current health emergency, they announced in April that there would be a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Further details have now been released and the HMRC are starting to contact customers who may be eligible for the scheme. [...]

Garden waste collections – Subscription renewals and refunds

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

Havering Council have now restarted green bin garden waste collections. For current subscribers, the collection days should be as per the published calendar. Due to the extra amount of waste currently being collected and the number of times the collection lorries are having to be emptied each day, it is [...]

Havering’s broadband speed improves

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

Price comparison company have published a British Broadband Index, based on figures supplied by Ofcom. This shows that Havering broadband users had an average speed of 75.8 Mbps in 2019, an increase of 16.4 Mbps from the previous year. The figures show that Havering are ranked joint 8th of [...]

May 2020 Bulletin now online – Please let everyone know!

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

The Residents' Association of Emerson Park have taken the decision to publish an online only version of The Bulletin again this month (May 2020). This follows a similar decision in April. We regret having to take this action but the ongoing lockdown and the need of many of our volunteer [...]

Update re Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre

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

As many people will know, Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre was closed to the public at the start of the current coronavirus lockdown. Local Residents' Association councillors have been pushing for it to be re-opened as soon as possible, to allow people to legally dispose of larger items of waste and [...]

Reporting scam e-mails

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

The Government's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched a suspicious email reporting service to allow people to report e-mails that they believe are bogus or phishing scams. To report a suspicious e-mail simply forward it to . Once the NCSC have received your e-mail they will investigate to confirm [...]

April 2020

Childhood illnesses/injuries – New NHS advice

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

The NHS have issued a special message regarding childhood illnesses/injuries and when to seek medical help. This follows national concern that there can sometimes be confusion over when to seek advice during the current coronavirus pandemic. The message leaflet can be viewed or downloaded via this link.

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