Community development news
Alert: Council warns residents after spate of doorstep scams
Havering Council is reminding residents to be extra aware of scammers operating in the borough. Our Trading Standards team are regularly visiting community groups to let people know what to look out for and where to go for advice.
First year of success makes Sapphire sparkle
Havering’s Sapphire Ice & Leisure has celebrated its first birthday.
Smart working means safer travel for Harold Wood pupils
A joint effort between Havering Council and Harold Wood Primary School, has seen new measures put in place around the school to improve pupils’ safety.
Avoid the scammers and grinches looking to steal your Christmas
Havering Council’s Trading Standards team is urging residents to take extra care when buying online and to be wary of fake goods as they look for that perfect gift for family and friends.
Havering’s Christmas community pop up shop opens
Havering Council has opened its annual community safety pop up shop in Romford.
New radio scheme to combat crime
A new pilot scheme to clamp down on shop thefts has been launched in Harold Hill.
Enforcement tackling underage sales of fireworks and alcohol
Havering Council’s licensing and trading standards team have been out across the borough to check on whether local retailers are selling age-restricted goods to young people aged under 18.
Save a Life, Surrender your Knife
Councillor Viddy Persaud, Cabinet Member for Public Protection & Safety, Havering Council, joined Havering BCU Commander Superintendent John Ross today (18 September) at Romford Police Station.
We want to hear from you - Budget Consultation for 2019-2023
Residents and businesses in Havering have until Sunday 30 September to have their say on how the Council sets its budget for the next four years.
Havering Council safeguards policing in south of the borough
After refusing to accept London Mayor’s Office for Police and Crime (MOPAC) decision to close police access points in the south of the borough, Havering Council has successfully negotiated an agreement to acquire Hornchurch Police station, guaranteeing a local police presence.
Pick of the bunch help Havering bloom
Awards have been presented to all those who brought colour and cultivation to the borough as part of this year’s Havering in Bloom competition.
Council and police in crackdown on weapons and drugs
Weapons, including knives, along with drugs have been seized in a joint operation between local police and Havering Council, in Elm Park.
Sun shines on parade as Havering celebrates Armed Forces Day
Hundreds of Havering residents turned out to show their support as the borough marked national Armed Forces Day on Saturday [30 June]
Proposed New Hornchurch Sports Centre – Public Engagement
The Council, in partnership with the Sports and Leisure Management operator SLM who manage the Council’s leisure centres, are proposing to build a new Hornchurch Sports Centre.