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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 due to roadworks in South Ockendon, access to and from the Lakeside area via Clay Tye Road and Ockendon Road is subject to a long diversion, until

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No District Line services this weekend

The District Line will again be closed between Upminster and Tower Hill this Saturday and Sunday (28 and 29 November). Replacement bus service DL8 will be running between Upminster and Barking. There will also be no Hammersmith and City Line running between Barking and Hammersmith on the

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Government local restriction tiers details

The Government has published guidance on the new tier system that will be in place from 02 December 2020, to control the current coronavirus pandemic. This guidance does not give information on which tier any specific area will be in, as this will be decided later. However,

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Advice re bonfires

Whilst many people have the occasional bonfire to dispose of garden rubbish, repeated bonfires or burning items which give off noxious fumes can be a nuisance. Whilst Havering Council discourage bonfires, they are not banned. However, they give the following advice – Only garden waste should be

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ACT counter terrorism website

As part of the Home Office Prevent anti-terrorism campaign, a new Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) website has been launched, to give advice to people who are worried that someone close to them is expressing extreme views or hatred, which could lead them to harming themselves or others.

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Update from Upminster Cricket Club

Upminster Cricket Club are an important part of our local community. Their 6th XI Captain, Paul Middlemiss, has sent us an update of what has been happening at the club in this turbulent year. Despite the situation over the last nine months, a reduced club cricket season

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No District Line services this weekend

TfL have announced that the District Line will be closed between Upminster and Tower Hill this Saturday and Sunday (21 and 22 November). Replacement bus service DL8 will be running between Upminster and Barking. There will also be no Hammersmith and City Line running between Barking and

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Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme

Havering Council have an emergency fund, the Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme, which can assist people who are most in financial need. This can include help with paying heating bills and providing essential goods and food. There are a number of other ways that Havering can provide assistance

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