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A month of Roadworks in Upminster!

Substantial roadworks to replace gas mains pipework begins tomorrow in Upminster and is due to last for four weeks. Delays are expected and temporary traffic lights will be in operation. More details below… Station Road, Upminster, Havering 20 October — 21 November Delays likely Traffic control (multi-way

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Council Autumn Leaf Clearance

Havering Council’s Environment Services department have deployed extra sweeping teams and mechanical sweeping machines to clear leaves from the most heavily tree lined roads in the Borough. The normal residential sweeping teams will attempt to maintain their regular cleansing schedule covering all the remaining residential roads. This

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Fireworks and the Law

With the season of fireworks nearly upon us, there is often some uncertainty around when and where fireworks can be bought and what are the time restrictions about setting them off. Information from the Government advises that you must not set off fireworks between 11pm and 7am.

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Aldi and Holland & Barrett in Upminster

After a 10-week refurbishment programme, the Aldi store in St Mary’s Lane re-opens today (11 October). The popular store has been revamped as part of a £300m investment programme and employs 36 locally based staff with six more as a result of the refurbishment. Another great addition to

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Lower Thames Crossing – Have Your Say!!

The consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing opens today and residents, businesses and other stakeholders are encouraged to respond. The following is a press release from Highways England: Highways England has today launched a ten-week consultation on the latest designs for the Lower Thames Crossing, a major

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Why Havering is called Havering

On moving to the newly built Upminster Park Estate in 1956, I was invited to join the Residents Association Committee and then asked to write the Rules as none existed. Having been elected in 1958 as one of the original R.A. Councillors, ultimately serving as Chairman of

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Lower Thames Crossing Consultation Events

The proposed Lower Thames Crossing will have a significant impact on many parts of our area. Highways England have announced a series of consultation events to present the revised and updated plans for the crossing and how it will impact upon local areas. The meetings are as

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