News published January 2020
Regeneration project helps residents back into work
Havering Volunteer Centre’s Stepping Stones Lunch and Learn programme has celebrated a hugely successful year, with over half of its attendees now in full-time employment.
West Ham star opens school sports complex
Two new multi-million pound buildings were opened at Redden Court School in Harold Wood today bringing new and improved facilities for pupils.
Havering honours victims of Holocaust at special service
Over 100 people turned out to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service and reception on Sunday 26 January.
More local businesses set to benefit from borough’s biggest regeneration project
Havering Council and Wates Residential call for local businesses to be part of their ambitious programme to deliver 3,500 high-quality homes for local people over the next 12 to 15 years.
‘Well dodgy’ benefit cheat banged up
A man who cheated Havering Council out of over £30,000 through council tax and housing benefit fraud has been put behind bars.
Vote for your favourite book with Havering Libraries
Residents are being invited to vote for their favourite adult fiction book as part of the Havering Reads initiative to get more adults reading.
Havering Works helps over 400 residents in successful first year
Havering Works, the employment and skills service run by Havering Council, has celebrated its first year, assisting more than 400 residents to overcome barriers to employment.
Fixing potholes part of investment into better journeys
Over 1,000 potholes were repaired by Havering Council between April and December last year.
Council tenants donate furniture to help residents in need
Havering Council has teamed up with local charity, Here to Help Havering, to provide furniture, donated by former residents of Waterloo Estate, to those in need within the community.
State-of-the-art leisure centre finds new home in Rainham
The new leisure centre for the south of the borough has found its home at the Rainham Recreation Ground, following a Cabinet Meeting on 15 January and a community conversation.