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Upminster People 2018 – Half Way Exhibition.

13th – 16th September at Roomes 130th Anniversary Event If you think you have been snapped by Upminster Camera Club (UCC) this year, then you may find yourself at the Roomes 130th Anniversary Event.  Roomes have been such a fundamental element of Upminster’s Town Centre and are the reason

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New & Planned Local Roadworks – 13/14 August

B186 Warley Street, Little Warley, Essex 13 August — 25 August Delays likely Traffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: A127 Warley Junction Works description: Installation of Newt fencing and vegetation clearance Responsibility for works: Essex Current status: Planned work about to start Works reference: EP20153042201 Front Lane,

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Land of the Fanns Photography Competition

Enter our photography competition for your chance to win one of three prizes in vouchers (1st prize £100, 2nd prize £50, 3rd prize £25) and for your photos to be displayed on the Land of the Fanns website. Send us your photos from around the Land of

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Upminster Floral Art Society Welcome New Members & Visitors

The Upminster Floral Art Society welcomes you to an entertaining evening watching expert floral designers create beautiful floral displays. The finished designs are raffled so the lucky winners can take away something spectacular at the end of the evening. Doors open at 7pm and refreshments are available.

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Brookmans Park – Residential Caravan Planning Application

A planning application (P0719.18) has been submitted for the site Willow Tree Lodge, Brookmans Park Drive, Cranham, which is the unmade road at the end of Front Lane, adjacent to the A127. The proposal is for a ‘Residential caravan site, including the stationing of 12 caravans, (1

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Dartford Crossing Closed 675 Times in 2017

Delays at the Dartford Crossing, particularly from Kent into Essex via the tunnels, has been the cause of thousands of hours of wasted time and increased levels of pollution from the exhausts of vehicles waiting in line. The Dartford Crossing closed 675 times last year for a

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Budget Consultation – Cuts for Charities, Libraries and Street Lighting!

With the Council facing a £37m funding gap over the next four years, a consultation on savings proposals was launched today (1st August). Proposed savings need to be thought through properly and not introduced where they have failed elsewhere or have a highly detrimental effect on our community. The

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Doggett’s Corner*/Dury Falls Crossing

Following the original proposal for a ‘diagonal’ (X) crossing at this location in November 2017, the subsequent consultation received 59 responses of which 23 were in support while the remainder were partial or full objections. As such, the diagonal (X) crossing will not proceed but crossing facilities

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New & Planned Local Roadworks 1/2 August

M25 01 August — 02 August Delays likely Road closure Works location: Entry Slip Road Closure, Anti-Clockwise. Works description: M25 Jct 29 Anti-Clockwise Entry Slip Carriageway Closure, Anti-Clockwise for barrier repairs Diversion via HE network Responsibility for works: Highways England Current status: Planned work about to start

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Cranham Parking Scheme Agreed by Highways Committee

The long awaited Cranham Parking Scheme was presented to the Highways Advisory Committee last night (31st July) where measures were agreed without division.  The recommendations will now be subject to sign off by the Cabinet Member for Environment before implementation. The report covers numerous parking restriction proposals across Cranham

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