Local News

Keeping Havering Safe

Last week, Havering's budget plan was published including a significant investment in CCTV across Havering. The proposals include an extra £250,000 to improve community safety through better CCTV.

Work begins on the new Hornchurch Sports Centre

Work has begun on the brand new Hornchurch Sports Centre.

Last week, the start of construction on the new centre in Harrow Lodge Park, saw a silver spade groundbreaking event take place on-site to mark the first milestone of the development.

Glass Recycling

The way glass is recycled in Havering has now changed. Your local Conservative Council renegotiated their contract with ELWA (East London Waste Authority) to ensure that residents no longer need to separate the different colours by dropping them into specific bins.

Road Resurfacing

Conservative Councillors promised £30 million to road repairs over the next four years. So far, we have seen a number of roads in our Constituency benefit from this fund, including North Street, Hornchurch, Great Nelmes Chase, Emerson Park and Station Road, Upminster.

Keeping Havering Clean

This week, Havering's budget plan was published including major improvements in street cleaning. The proposals include an extra £400,000 for street cleaning which will see the frequency in residential streets increased from once every three weeks to fortnightly. 

Hornchurch Library is the Busiest!

The Council has been reviewing its library service as part of the process of exploring the potential for developing Community Hubs along the lines of other schemes elsewhere. 

Julia Lopez MP: Withdrawal Agreement

Tonight Julia Lopez MP stood up for Brexit and her local constituents to vote against the Withdrawal Agreement. Julia tweeted on Monday (14th) to explain her reasons why.

Road Resurfacing: Great Nelmes Chase

Emerson Park Councillors Bob Perry, Roger Ramsey and Matt Sutton have been working with Havering Council to ensure roads in Emerson Park are brought forward in the road plan for resurfacing and pothole repair. With the £30 million pledge they stood on in 2018, they're keeping their promises.

Havering comes second place in New Year's Day Parade!

The London Borough of Havering has come second in the 2019 New Year's Day Parade!
 
This year's parade in London attracted more than 650,000 spectators and 8,000 participants from Boroughs across London.