News published June 2017
Deputy Leader of the Council reassures residents on fire safety in Council homes
Councillor Damian White addresses fire safety in Council homes in the following letter.
“Stay on the right and hold on tight” - Year six pupils learn key safety tips
More than 1,700 Year Six pupils from across 29 schools in Havering were taught travel and social safety tips, during this year’s Junior Citizens Fortnight, run by Havering Council and the MET Police.
Support the hidden children in Havering
Havering Council is appealing to people to contact them if they have someone else’s child living with them. People may not realise they are in a private fostering arrangement, but if they are caring for someone else's child for more than 28 days, they need to inform Havering Council. This call to action coincides with Private fostering week 3 – 7 July.
Over 100 turn out for foster children fun day
Havering Council hosted the second annual Family Fun Day for children in care and their foster families.
Havering Council teams up with Sainsbury's to cut food waste
Havering Council has received a grant of £21,000 from Sainsbury’s as part of its Waste less, Save more campaign to fund a variety of food waste prevention activities across the borough.
Havering marks Armed Forces Day with spectacular parade
Hundreds of Havering residents turned out to show their support as the borough marked the ninth national Armed Forces Day on Saturday (24 June).
Broadford Primary School, Romford, takes the Primary school of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Tes Schools Awards
Broadford Primary School, Romford, has taken both the primary school of the year and the overall school of the year awards at the prestigious 2017 Times Educational Supplement (TES) Schools Awards. The awards, now in their ninth year, recognise outstanding contributions made by education teams and individuals to help students around the country to succeed, both inside and outside the classroom.
Council Leader “extremely disappointed” with Ardleigh Green Bridge delay
The Leader of Havering Council, Councillor Roger Ramsey, has expressed his disappointment after Transport for London (TfL) announced that Ardleigh Green railway bridge replacement works could be delayed by up to two years.
Finsbury Park attack: Statement from Havering Council’s Deputy Leader
Following the attacks in Finsbury Park on Monday 19 June, Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor Damian White, has issued the following statement.
Routine fire inspections taking place at Havering flats
Residents in Havering Council’s high rise flats are being reassured that fire risk assessments taking place from Tuesday 20 June until Thursday 6 July are pre-planned.