News published June 2021
Changes to Havering’s Rapid Testing sites as more people test at home
With more residents using rapid Lateral flow Covid 19 home tests, Havering Council is closing Upminster and Collier Row rapid testing sites on Wednesday 30 June 2021.
New classrooms open following £6.3 million Marshalls Park extension
Work on a new £6.3 million extension to Marshalls Park Academy in Romford has been completed.
Havering’s crowning glory returns with help from sponsors
The popular floral crowns have returned to a number of locations across the borough.
Havering celebrates Armed Forces Day with flag raising
The Deputy Mayor of Havering, Councillor Christine Vickery, raised the Armed Forces flag outside the Town Hall on 21 June 2021 to mark the annual Armed Forces Day, which takes place on 26 June 2021.
Havering Council Leader urges everyone to get their jab
The Leader of Havering Council is urging everyone aged 18 and over to get their vaccine - and the over 40s to get their second jab.
Harold Hill Community hub already making a positive difference
A new initiative aimed at providing easy access to support, advice and affordable food has seen over 130 residents visiting for advice and support since it opened.
Proposal for new homes in Romford gets green light
Proposals for 1,380 new homes at Waterloo and Queen Street in the heart of Romford have been approved by Havering Council’s Strategic Planning Committee.
Crackdown that says: Don’t mess up our borough
In the last year, Havering Council has been cracking down on fly tippers and litter louts, by issuing over £21,000 in fines.
New Harold Wood Station plaza opens
Harold Wood Station has had a complete overhaul of the look, feel, and safety of the station.
Man fined for messy garden
A man who failed to clear up his garden after being served two ‘untidy land’ notices has been successfully prosecuted at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on 8 June 2021.