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2,000 Non-UK Vehicles Skip Dartford Toll Daily

Statistics derived from a recent Freedom of Information request reveal that over 2,000 non-UK registered vehicles a day fail to pay the Dartford Crossing toll. The Highways Agency estimated that between 30th November 2014 and 6th January 2015, approximately 83,000 vehicles which are registered overseas failed to

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‘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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