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Cranham Community Centre needs urgent support

During the pandemic, Cranham Community Centre in Marlborough Gardens has had to continue paying the annual rent of £17,000. They were successful last year in securing a £25,000 government grant, which went towards the maintenance of the site, paying utility bills and security, but that has not

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Congratulations again to Hornchurch FC!

Congratulations to our local football club, Hornchurch FC, who yesterday (27 February 2021) beat Darlington 2-1 away, to reach the semi finals of the FA Trophy for the first time ever. This was the fifth time that Hornchurch have beaten a side from a higher division in

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The National Census – 21 March 2021

Households in Cranham and Upminster should be receiving a posted card over the next couple of weeks, advertising the forthcoming national census, which will take place on 21 March 2021. The census has been undertaken every ten years since 1841 (except in 1941) and is a detailed

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A hint of spring in Cranham Village

After the last couple of months of winter lockdown, it has been nice to see a hint of spring weather this week. This has encouraged the first crocuses in the planters in Cranham Village to start flowering. Plenty of other types of bulbs look as if they

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Cranham councillors busy with potholes!

Cranham Ward councillors have been particularly busy this week. As well as their normal ward work and enquires, they have reported around 50 potholes and damaged pavements that present a trip hazard, that they found on their travels around the ward. Each will be examined by Havering

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