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Funding for tree planting projects

The government supported Urban Tree Challenge Fund has re-opened to applications from community and volunteer groups, town councils and individuals, for tree planting projects in cities and towns across England. The funding is open to applications from – Small organisations or community groups for between £10,000 and

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Safe Spaces online initiative

UK SAYS NO MORE is a national campaign to raise awareness to end domestic abuse and sexual violence across the UK. Launched in 2016, it has a network of over 1000 partners, ambassadors and parliamentarian champions across the United Kingdom. As part of the campaign, they have

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‘The Big Ask’ survey for children

The Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachael de Souza, has launched a survey of children and young people, to find out what matters to them and what they think the government should be doing to help them in the future. Called The Big Ask, the survey is

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Havering Council Highways Contract Requisition

Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association councillors, supported by RA councillors from other parts of the borough, have requisitioned (called-in) Havering Council’s Excecutive Decision (ED) to extend the current Planned Maintenance and Construction Improvement Schemes Contract by two years from 2022. The ED stated that ‘….the Contractor has

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Lower Thames Crossing update

In a previous article on the Lower Thames Crossing planning application by Highways England, we highlighted that the application was rejected by the Planning Inspectorate as they had a number of serious concerns on a range of matters. Your Residents’ Association Councillors from Upminster and Cranham recently

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Havering’s Residents Associations (H.R.A) statement

Havering’s Residents Associations, of which the Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association are members, released the following statement prior to the London Borough of Havering’s  Annual Meeting of the Council, held on 27 April 2021. Havering’s Residents Associations will not be putting any names forward for Chairs of

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