News published September 2019
Golden Havering is blooming!
Havering is definitely the pick of the bunch as it shined brightly at London in Bloom, winning a host of awards.
Literary festival returns with acclaimed authors and TV personalities
Following last year's success, the Havering Literary Festival returns to the borough with a host of award-winning authors, acclaimed journalists and social media sensations.
Recycling the way we think about plastic
Do you think about how you use plastic? Changing the way we think to help us all enjoy a greener and cleaner borough, is what Havering Council is focusing on at events to mark Recycle Week 23-29 September.
Free business course sees success for local entrepreneurs
Dozens of budding entrepreneurs from Havering and East London have successfully set up new businesses and kick-started their careers after completing a free business training course.
Sunday lunch is on Veggie Run this year
Veggie Run, Havering Council’s award-winning healthy living campaign, is offering even more rewards to pupils who eat a healthy catered lunch in school thanks to two leading food suppliers.
New multi-million pound school expansion unveiled for Havering
An exciting £33 million plan to deliver more early years and school places to meet Havering’s growing population was approved at the Council’s cabinet meeting last night.
Parent talks to help keep their children safe
Havering residents are being invited to a series of talks to help them spot the signs of child criminal exploitation and gain information about what to do if they suspect a child could be at risk.
Demolition begins to make way for new modern retirement village
Demolition has begun on the former Solar, Serena and Sunrise Courts site, in South Hornchurch, which is set to become a modern retirement village.
Avelon Road Centre bowls a strike with skittle art
Adults with learning disabilities at the Avelon Road Centre have been recycling bowling skittles into works of art as part of the centre’s arts and crafts activities.
Havering creates unique partnership with London Marathon Events
Havering Council is working with London Marathon Events Ltd, organisers of the world’s greatest marathon, to encourage more schools across Havering to take part in The Daily Mile – a global initiative to get pupils jogging or running for 15 minutes every day, at their own pace.