Budget Cuts Target Town Centres

Proposals to bridge a £37.8m funding gap over the next four years include huge increases to parking tariffs and charging people on Council Tax support significantly more. Just some of the proposals put forward by the conservative cabinet are: Remove the free 30-minute parking from Upminster, Hornchurch and

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Make the most of your food…

Portion controls, meal planning, smart shopping, leftover recipes and freezing tips, which can help save up to £70 per month, are on the menu at Havering Council’s free Love Food Hate Waste cookery workshops. The nearest event is taking place from 2pm-4pm on Tuesday 22 January at Brunswick

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Chapman’s Farm – Update

Just a quick update on the planning application (P1673.18) to build 9 houses on the Green Belt site at Chapman’s Farm (stable yard), Hall Lane. The application received 137 letters of objection, which is a fantastic measure of the depth of feeling in the community, with a decision due

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New & Planned Local Roadworks 10/11 Jan

A124 St Marys Lane, Upminster, Havering 10 January — 15 January Delays likely Traffic control (two-way signals) Works location: Unknown Works description: 1 x 50mm metered connection in footway & carriageway Responsibility for works: ESSEX AND SUFFOLK WATER Current status: Planned work about to start Works reference:

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A Night of Magic at St Laurance

A Magic Night will be held on Saturday 9th February at St Laurance Church Hall Show starts 7.30pm Tickets £12.50 6.45pm – Doors Open 7.30pm – Curtains Up 7.35pm – Close Up Magic 8.35pm – Interval 9pm – Stage Show Cabaret 10.15pm – End of Show Limited

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Two Weeks of Roadworks in Upminster

The significant roadworks in Station Road initially scheduled for October/November, but subsequently cancelled, are now to take place between 7th and 21st January. Delays are expected and temporary traffic lights will be in operation. The works are being carried out by Cadent which involve replacing the old

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New & Planned Local Roadworks 2/3 Jan

A124 Station Lane, Hornchurch, Havering 02 January — 04 January Delays possible Some carriageway incursion Works location: Unknown Works description: Connect to customers supply (lead pipe replaced), possibly replace stoptap and reinstate footway Responsibility for works: ESSEX AND SUFFOLK WATER Current status: Planned work about to start

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New & Planned Local Roadworks 31 Dec/1 Jan

B186,B1421 Ockendon Road, Upminster, Havering 02 January — 12 February Delays possibleTraffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: Unknown Works description: IMGG190011. GOVERNOR – INSTALL NEW SERVICE GOVERNOR TO CREMATORIUM Responsibility for works: Cadent Current status: Advanced planning Works reference: AZ0071000758642 Brunswick Avenue, Upminster, Havering 02 January —

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