News published September 2017
Havering Council backs Brigade campaign for urgent action on faulty electrical goods
The Council is backing London Fire Brigade’s call for urgent action on faulty electrical goods such as dishwashers, fridge freezers, washing machines and more.
Havering’s hidden heroes
On Friday night, the Council along with the Metropolitan Police were out on the busy streets of Romford town centre meeting the hidden heroes who sacrifice their time to help keep the borough’s nightlife safe.
Housing Surgery to be held in Romford
Residents are invited to join a Housing Surgery in Romford.
Council urges residents to fight police station closures
Leader of the Council, Councillor Roger Ramsey, is urging residents to speak out against proposals to close several police public access points across the borough.
Council invites all school leavers to explore their options at the annual Moving On event.
The annual Moving On event aims to help all 15 - 16 year olds living in Havering to decide what they want to do once they have taken their GCSEs. The event is being held at Harrow Lodge Sports centre, Hornchurch on Tuesday 3rd October from 10am – 7.00pm.
Don’t delay, apply today
Havering Council is reminding all parents or carers in the borough that school admissions for 2018 is now open online at www.havering.gov.uk/admissions for Reception and Year 7 school places.
£630 boost for cancer charity from sheltered housing residents
Residents of Garrick House in Hornchurch were busy baking last week but their inspiration wasn’t the Great British Bake Off but fellow resident Mrs Eileen Burnell.
Mayor’s Draft Transport Strategy is a “one size fits all plan”
The Mayor’s Draft Transport Strategy, (MTS) currently out for public consultation, sets out the Mayor’s vision for transport in London over the next 25 years, and Councillor Roger Ramsey expresses his dismay of the plan.
Council says it’s “here to help but will not tolerate dishonest rough sleepers”
In the last year, rough sleeping in Havering has increased and the Council has had to increase its efforts to tackle this.
Work completed on carbon neutral community centre
Building has finished and residents were able to see inside the new Sapphire Jubilee Community Centre in Collier Row this week.