Messages from NHS

The NHS has asked groups and associations, such as ourselves, to highlight the following messages regarding the current severe pressure they are under – Covid19 cases are increasing in London and the NHS is under enormous pressure. Please help the NHS by only calling 999 for life-threatening

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Gerpins Lane Recycling Centre update

The East London Waste Authority (who run the Gerpins Lane Reuse and Recycling Centre) have announced that although the centre will remain open with the normal opening hours of 7.30am-5.30pm Monday-Sunday, residents should only attend if the trip is essential and you cannot store the waste at

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Upminster Library closed due to pandemic

Havering Council have announced that Upminster Library, as well as all other libraries in the borough, will be closed from now until at least mid-February. This is due to the ongoing pandemic. The click and collect service for libraries is also suspended. The council will give further

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Clearing snow or ice from a path or road

Just before Christmas, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published a list of 12 popular myths concerning what people and businesses are not allowed to do. For anyone interested, it can still be found on their website hse.gov.uk  . Although many were obvious, one that does come

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COVID-19 vaccination scam alert

Unfortunately fraudsters have started to contact people concerning the NHS COVID-19 vaccine, to con them out of money or steal their bank or other personal details. The NHS and police have called on people to be vigilant and provided the following information –  We are aware that

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National Theatre at Home

Like most of us who have interests outside the home, for the many people who enjoy visiting the theatre, the last year has been extremely frustrating. The National Theatre have recently launched their ‘National Theatre at Home’ streaming service, which shows live recordings of their shows. It

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