News published November 2019
Havering hosts tri-borough summit to tackle violent crime
Havering Council has hosted a tri-borough Violent Crime Summit this week, bringing together key partners and local communities to kick-start an honest conversation about violent crime.
We’re winter ready
Havering Council’s gritters rolled out for the first time last week (20/11/2019) as temperatures dropped below zero.
Proposed plans for new modern retirement village submitted
Proposed plans for a new modern retirement village in South Hornchurch, Havering, were submitted on Tuesday, which focus on improving residents’ wellbeing and creating new green spaces.
Simply the best council in London
Havering has been named the best council in London and the south east of England for delivering outcomes that make a real difference to residents’ lives.
Romford residents reach for the stars at Christmas lights switch-on
Thousands of Havering residents flocked to Romford Market Place yesterday (14 November) to celebrate the Christmas lights switch-on, with special guests S Club 3 headlining the show.
South Essex Crematorium raises £8,000 for hospice charity
The Mayor of Havering, Councillor Michael Deon Burton, joined staff from the Council’s bereavement service, in presenting a cheque for £8,000 raised by South Essex Crematorium’s specialised metals recycling scheme.
School meals take up increased by 14 per cent
Havering has an extra special reason to celebrate National School Meals Week (NSMW) after seeing a 14 per cent increase in school catered lunches since launching their multi-award winning Veggie Run campaign.
Havering remembers the fallen
Thousands of local residents and visitors came together to pay their respects to servicemen and women at a series of events across Havering marking Remembrance Sunday.
Remembrance services taking place across the borough this weekend
Residents across the borough are invited to gather at Remembrance services this weekend to honour those who have served their country.
Literary Festival kicks off
Book your place to meet acclaimed authors, social media sensations and TV personalities.