Environmental issues news
Pick up your kit for the Great British Spring Clean
Spring is in the air and Havering Council is supporting this year’s Great British Spring Clean-up, by encouraging residents to pick up a kit and help spruce up their communities.
Green light for plan to improve air quality across the borough
An Air Quality Action plan was approved by Cabinet members last week and will see Havering Council carry out work to improve local air quality between 2018 and 2023.
Council calls on residents to ‘Watch their Wasteline’
Havering Council launches a new look for local waste collection trucks to encourage residents to reduce their waste.
Council fights back against Havering fly-tippers
Havering Council has stamped out large-scale fly-tipping in the borough’s most notorious hotspots for organised rubbish dumpers.
Parks Police hero honoured with Royal Award
A member of the Council’s Parks Constabulary has received a prestigious award after being recognised by the Royal Humane Society for saving the life of a man in a Havering park.
Joint fly-tipping operation saves thousands of pounds
Havering Council has joined forces with neighbouring boroughs and other partners in a bid to clamp down on fly-tippers.
Become a community Flood Warden
Havering Council is currently looking for residents who are willing to become Flood Wardens to help prevent severe flooding in the borough.
Dough! Romford baker fined for bad food hygiene
The owner of a bakery in Romford has been prosecuted by Havering Council for breaching food hygiene rules.
Miles the Mole marks World COPD Day at Queen’s Hospital
The Council’s air quality champion, Miles the Mole, visited Queen’s Hospital, Romford yesterday (15 November), to mark World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day.
18-year old motor scooter rider fined £450
18-year-old Daniel Buckley of Harold Hill has been convicted of seven offences relating to riding a motor scooter in Havering parks.
Council catches four fly-tippers in undercover operation
Havering Council is seeking to prosecute fly-tipping offenders that they caught during a two-week undercover surveillance operation last week (week ending Friday 16 December).
10 things to know about the Council’s solar park proposals
Havering Council is paving the way for a greener future as it proposes to develop solar parks in Gerpins Lane in Corbets Tey, and the land adjacent to Dagnam Park, in Harold Hill.