Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks

For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Please note that, although not shown on the website, Front Lane is currently closed (as of 18 September 2020) at the junction with the A127 due to emergency gas works.

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Remaining We Are 500 events prohibited

It has been announced by Havering Council that under Public Health Regulations, in force due to the current coronavirus pandemic, they have prohibited the remaining three weekends of the We Are 500 events at Damyns Hall Aerodrome. The reasons given for the decision are – That there

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Green Light for Hall Mead ARP

Hall Mead School in Marlborough Gardens, has been providing outstanding education for 12 students as part of their Additionally Resourced Provision (ARP) but have at times faced challenges to get the necessary funding to support the increased demand to support pupils who have additional needs. Back in

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British Evacuees Association

Any of our readers who were children during the Second World War, or their relatives, may be interested to know of the British Evacuees Association, which was formed in 1996 with the support of the Imperial War Museum. The charity’s aim is to tell the story of

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WeAre 500 – Update from Upminster Councillors

Upminster and Cranham Residents' Association

We, your local Upminster Residents’ Association Councillors, have received complaints/queries regarding the WEAre 500 events and share the concerns raised by you. With this in mind we would like to update you with the following details.  The operators of the WeAre 500 in Upminster, applied for a

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Streets Apart over 65’s walks

Living Streets, a UK charity created to encourage people to do more walking, are organising weekly walks for the over 65’s in many areas, including our own. Under the title of Streets Apart, they are looking for participants and volunteers. For further details contact Patricia Edeam on

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Common scams targetting the over-60s

Online magazine and community, Sixty and Me, have published advice on the most common types of fraud that target older people, such as investment, inheritance, identity, romance or even grandparent scams. A recent local example in Havering is where people have been receiving letters claiming to be

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