Jack Petchey Environmental Award

The Jack Petchey Foundation was set up by Sir Jack Petchey CBE to inspire and motivate young people across London and Essex to do their best and reach their full potential. This year, the foundation has launched the Jack Petchey Environmental Award to give special recognition to

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Grass verge cutting

We were recently contacted by a resident, who was concerned that the verges at the side of some of our roads had not been cut so far this summer. Residents’ Association councillors contacted the council and received the following reply – ‘Good afternoon Councillor – I have

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Beware of builders scam

Upminster Police Safer Neighbourhood Team have circulated the following message –  ‘We were contacted by a resident who wanted to make others aware of this scam, if you are having building work done. Yesterday, whilst her builder was working, a van pulled up at their address and

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Car park credit card scam

A local resident has informed us of a credit card scam that recently took place in the car park in Wilson Close, Upminster (behind Aldi). A man, who appeared to have just purchased a ticket, approached two elderly people and told them that the ticket machine was

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Front Lane bottle and recycling banks

With reference to our recent posts regarding the bottle and other recycling banks in the car park in Front Lane, Cranham being out of service, I am pleased to report that the broken barrier has been removed, pending a replacement. The recycling bins will be emptied in

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