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Havering Council – Housing Buy Back

It has been highlighted to us that Havering Council are buying back previously owned council properties. We questioned this and received the following explanation from them. ‘The council are selling more properties through the Government’s ‘Right to Buy’ policy than we are currently able to replace and

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Keep Havering Tidy

Why is it that we have groups of young people having to go around picking up other people’s rubbish (see previous article)? Why do people throw their chewing gum on the floor? Why do smokers through their butts on the floor? And why do we have dog

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2nd Cranham Cubs litter pick

The 2nd Cranham cubs carried out a litter pick in Cranham earlier this week. They set off from their Scout hut, picking up rubbish along the way, until they reached the rugby club in Hall Lane playing fields.  In total they collected  an incredible three and a

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Ongoing & New Planned Roadworks

For the latest updates on new and planned roadworks in the Upminster and Cranham area visit – www.havering.roadworks.org . Of particular note is that Ockendon Road, Upminster, outside Upminster Crematorium, will be closed for gas main replacement from Saturday 29 June to Thursday 11 July. Diversions via local

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Childhood Trust – The Christmas Challenge

Through the Christmas Challenge, The Childhood Trust provides charities with match funding and capacity building support to run successful online fundraising campaigns. Charities must be working with disadvantaged children and young people in London and have an annual income of £25,000 or over. Last year’s campaign raised

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Save Our Shops (SOS) – Regional press coverage

The Save Our Shops (SOS) campaign, led by Residents’ Associations from across Havering, has received regional press coverage, as the headline story in the most recent edition (27 June) of the East London Enquirer newspaper. The story has also been featured in their online edition, which covers

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Consultation on Future of Libraries and Children’s Centres

Havering Council has launched two consultations, asking residents for their views on the way the borough’s libraries and children’s centre services should be delivered in the future. The Council has also begun to consult on whether so-called ‘community hubs’ could work in Havering. During the consultation, residents

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Free compost workshop at Thames Chase

Do you want to know how you can turn household waste into nutritious plant food? If so, come along to one of Havering Council’s free compost workshops and find out how. Their Waste and Recycling team is holding a local session on Saturday 6 July from 10am

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