News published December 2016
Mayor “poppins” in to Havering College
The Mayor of Havering paid a visit to Havering College’s Rainham Campus Construction Centre on Tuesday (20 December).
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).
Tenancy and Neighbourhood Services Officer receives police commendation
One of Havering Council’s Tenancy and Neighbourhood Services Officer has received a commendation from the Metropolitan Police for her work with vulnerable families in the borough.
Christmas cheer for hostel residents
Residents of Havering’s three hostels will have a bumper Christmas thanks to staff and management at Sainsbury’s in The Brewery, Romford.
Council says more action needed to address safety and congestion in Gallows Corner
Last week, Transport for London (TfL) published their report on the road safety improvements at Gallows Corner.
Mountbatten House flat is now a family home
There’s no place like home and for the first time in three years a flat in Mountbatten House, Gidea Park has been brought back into use as a family home.
Work starts on new homes in Elm Park
Work is starting this month on a £4 million scheme to build 18 new affordable homes at Kilmartin Way, Elm Park, Hornchurch.
New Management Committee elected for Tenant Management Organisation
Residents living in Elvet Avenue and Durham Avenue, Gidea Park, have elected their new Management Board for the next year.
£1.3 million to help improve landscape in Havering and beyond
The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has been granted £1.3 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This will help improve the quality of the local landscape and increase awareness of, and access to the natural and cultural heritage of the area. The partnership includes Havering Council, Barking & Dagenham Council, Thurrock Council, Brentwood Council, Essex County Council, Thames Chase Trust, Thames21, Forestry Commission and Thames Estuary Partnership.
Council to build on its army of volunteers
Havering Council has launched its new and innovative five-year strategy to increase the number of committed volunteers in the borough.