Chapman’s Farm – Public Meeting

After a year of speculation, a planning application (P1673.18) has now been lodged with the Council for the demolition of the existing livery yard and the erection of nine dwellings, made up of 4 x 3-bedroom, 3 x 4-bedroom and 2 x 5-bedroom units at Chapman’s Farm, Hall

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Dog Fouling Penalty

Dog fouling continues to be a problem that not only leaves a nasty mess but can be a danger to health. While most dog owners are very responsible and do pick up after their pets, there are some who choose to ignore the rules – including those

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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 approved by the conservative cabinet this week (29 Nov) are: Remove the free 30-minute parking

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Old Cooperians Launch Mini & Youth Section

Old Cooperians rugby club, based at Coopers’ Company and Coborn School, have successfully launched a mini and youth section this season, giving youngsters in Upminster and surrounding areas the opportunity to have fun, play and become part of the rugby family. Already a successful and thriving senior club, ‘Old Coops’ have demonstrated their ambition

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Shop Safely on Black Friday

This Friday (23 Nov) is commonly known Black Friday and has become something of a ‘red letter day’ in the shopping calendar, particularly with the lead up to Christmas. Last year £1.23 billion was spent on the day, much of it on-line, and 2018 is likely to exceed that figure. However,

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Upminster Lights up for Christmas!

Around a thousand people packed into Upminster on Thursday evening (22nd Nov) to see the Christmas Lights switch-on, with the Mayor of Havering, Cllr Dilip Patel, on hand to officially switch on the lights to the magnificent Christmas tree placed at Bell Corner. The event also featured free rides

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