‘Street Watch’ launched in Upminster/Cranham

The Cranham and Upminster ‘Street Watch’ initiative was launched on Saturday 13th June 2015 (picture by Romford Recorder). If you see members of the public wearing high vis jackets with the emblem Street Watch patrolling in Cranham and Upminster please say hello. This scheme is being piloted

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Tithe Barn Museum – Open Days

The Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia (Hall Lane) is a fantastic local attraction. Not only is it full of interest, but allows visitors to take a peek back into local history. A number of open days are now scheduled, as follows, and is very much worth

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Windmill Craft Fair

The Upminster Windmill will be closed for restoration for two years, starting next year, which obviously means that it will be closed to the public.  One of the annual events which we have is the craft fair, where we have several stalls, a pageant by Gerry Sweeney,

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TOWIE Star at Upminster Sanctuary Open Day

The Upminster Sanctuary will be holding an open day on Saturday 13th June (11am to 4pm) at Pea Lane, Upminster, RM14 2XH (click on post code for map). The Open Day will feature the benefits of free taster complementary therapies, yoga demonstrations, health talks, children’s activities, refreshments,

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Update on ‘We Are Festival’ Event

Further to the previous update (read here), a reminder to residents that the We Are Festival takes place on 30th and 31st May at Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster. The organisers, the council and the Upminster & Cranham Residents’ Association have discussed the arrangements to ensure that the impact

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Local Planning Applications – Outcomes

A number of planning applications affecting Upminster and Cranham were considered by the Planning Committee last week. The committee is made up of eleven councillors drawn from all groups on the council. Micropub (Tap Room) at 1b Sunnyside Gardens, Upminster (pictured) – map1 Although recommended for approval

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Clarence’s 10k Run for First Step

Cllr Clarence Barrett (Cranham RA) completed the Bupa London 10k race on May 25th raising nearly £1,000 for local children’s charity First Step. Completing the course in a little over an hour and pictured at the finish line outside Buckingham Palace, Cllr Barrett said: “It was a great event and

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Green Belt Planning Application

A planning application to build 22 dwellings on the existing greyhound track and kennels on Ockendon Road North has been received by the Council. See MAP. This follows an earlier refusal by the council to build 30 dwellings on the same site on the grounds that it would

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