News published June 2020
Statement from Havering Council's Director of Public Health following media speculation of local lockdown
Mark Ansell, Director of Public Health said:
Extra support for Havering adopters and special guardians
Adopt London East has teamed up with award-winning film animation company My Pockets to produce a short film to tell adopters and special guardians about the new support to help them during the pandem
New measures introduced to support high streets and key workers
Free Sunday parking, a “stop and shop” hour of free parking, Covid-safe payment and a new Havering Heroes free parking permit for NHS and care workers, are among the bold measures we have introduced.
Plans approved for retirement village as part of £1bn regeneration project
Major step forward for Havering Council and Wates Residential’s 12 estates regeneration project.
Palms Hotel: Update from Leader of Havering Council
The Leader of Havering Council, Councillor Damian White, provided an update today on the proposals for the Palms Hotel.
Hundreds of children to receive laptops to access online learning
Havering Council has taken delivery of laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers from the Department for Education (DfE) to help children who are most in need access online education.
Leader responds to Palms Hotel plans
Last week, we were told that the Palms Hotel, on Southend Arterial Road, will be used as ‘dispersal accommodation’ for asylum seekers.
Staying well and safe this summer with Covid 19
Temperatures are set to rise to around 29c and residents are being asked to take extra care.
Council hold a one minute’s silence of reflection to mark Windrush Day 2020
Havering Council are celebrating the 72 year anniversary since the HMT Empire Windrush ship first landed in Britain with a day of education and commemoration.
Havering food banks deliver 3k food parcels during lockdown
Food banks in Havering have provided more than 3,000 essential food parcels since the start of the pandemic.