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Ardleigh Green Bridge Update

As readers may be aware, the road closure last weekend enabled the demolition of the west side bridge which was, unlike the overall project, completed ahead of the expected timescale. This weekend will see the delivery of the new bridge which will entail the full closure of

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HCO Tours the World

The Havering Concert Orchestra (HCO) are pleased to announce our summer concert A World Tour with music inspired from all corners of the globe. With its strains of oriental eastern melodies combined with a Russian ethnic theme, In the Steppes of Central Asia depicts a caravan of

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Leadership of Havering Council Decided

The outcome of the local elections saw no one group gaining an overall majority, with the Conservatives on 25 seats, RA/Independents 24 and Labour 5. With the opportunity to form an RA led Administration a real possibility, the Annual Meeting of the Council (23/5/18) included the election

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Overgrown Grass Verges

Residents will have noticed that many grass verges are quite overgrown and in need of cutting back. We have brought this up with the Council and have had the following response: ‘Due to the very wet Spring and the subsequent ground conditions, the grass cutting schedules have

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How Well is our Hospital Performing?

Whether it’s A&E, Cancer Care or Planned Operations it would be good to know just how we compare with other hospitals. An interactive tool is now available to do just that. For example, our own NHS Trust of Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals has the following

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Stay actively calm with SUP Yoga

Yoga is an ancient tradition that includes postures that help improve strength and flexibility as well as breathing exercises that promote a sense of calm and wellbeing. The journey of yoga is often described as the union of the body and mind. The better connected we are

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Beware Fake Tax Refunds

At this time of year, the Tax Office (HMRC) will be actively processing thousands of tax refunds following the end of the 2017/18 tax period. Unfortunately, criminals will also be actively trying to defraud people of their money with fake ‘tax refund’ scams. Fraudulent emails and texts

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