News published February 2018
Havering continues to back culture
Havering’s cultural strategy remains strong although the borough missed out on becoming the London Borough of Culture in 2020.
Night Czar hits Romford
The Night Czar Amy Lamé, appointed by the London Mayor Sadiq Khan, visited Romford on Friday to find out more about Romford Town Centre - the biggest nightlife scene in greater London.
Have your say on crime and disorder in the borough
The Havering Community Safety Partnership launches its survey on crime and disorder today, to find out how residents feel about different types of crime across the borough.
Hornchurch to welcome new art gallery
Havering Council’s Fairkytes Arts Centre welcomes visitors to its new exhibition space - Fry’s Gallery.
Council approves budget for 2018/19 with a Council Tax increase of 3.5%
Last night, Havering’s budget and Council Tax for 2018/2019 was agreed at full Council meeting.
Developing Recruitment Opportunities for Care Leavers
Havering Council hosted their first recruitment event specifically aimed towards children in care and care leavers on Friday 16 February 2018 at The Cocoon - a dedicated support hub for young people in Romford.
Winners of Havering’s most prestigious event – Havering Business Awards 2017/18
There was glitter and glamour as Havering celebrated the achievements of local businesses at the borough’s biggest business event, which showcased local achievement last week at CEME, Rainham.
Rainbow Flag flies proud at Town Hall to celebrate LGBT History Month
Havering Council is flying the Rainbow Flag to mark LGBT History Month.
Thousands turn up to see Sapphire Ice and Leisure sparkle at grand opening
Over 8,000 people joined Olympic medalist, Colin Jackson, CBE and Dancing on Ice star, Ray Quinn, along with Council officials on Saturday 3 February, to celebrate the Sapphire Ice and Leisure opening
Sapphire Jubilee Centre new jewel in community crown
A new centre for Havering residents in Collier Row has had its official opening. A ribbon- cutting and opening event took place at the impressive new building on Friday 2 February.