Safety and regulations news
Council seeks gigabit broadband supplier for borough flats
The Council has announced they are seeking expressions of interest from broadband suppliers to help extend the benefits of gigabit-capable broadband connectivity to over 4,900 council-owned flats.
Hefty fine for Romford shop selling dangerous furniture
A Romford-based furniture shop has received a £15,000 fine for selling unsafe chairs that did not meet fire safety requirements, following an investigation by Havering Council.
Council launches new Covid-safe scheme for businesses
Havering Council has launched a new Covid-safe shop window scheme for local businesses, giving residents the confidence to shop safely in the run-up to Christmas 2021.
Havering fireworks seller hit with explosive fines
A Romford-based fireworks trader has been lit up with a hefty fine for breaching Covid 19 regulations and opening his shops during lockdown, following an investigation by Havering Council.
New rapid testing site for Romford workers
A new rapid community testing site opened in the heart of Romford yesterday (Monday 22 March 2021), offering rapid Covid 19 testing for anybody without symptoms.