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Havering Businessman launches Unique Service to help the Bereaved

Funeral Experts, a new free funeral and bereavement advice service, has been launched in Liverpool by Hornchurch businessman Jason Ghous. The independent service aims to assist the bereaved in making informed choices about funeral arrangements and offers support on various practical and financial ma...

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Time FM Sees Significant Increase in Listenership

Time FM recently announced a significant increase in both listenership and listening duration, with a whopping 74% surge. Station Manager Mark Dover attributed this success entirely to the loyal listeners, emphasizing the strong connection between the station's content and its audience. Dover expres...

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Dagenham and Rainham MP adds his objections to library closures.

Jon Cruddas, Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham has formally submitted his objections to the proposals to close the South Hornchurch and Elm Park libraries that serve residents in his constituency.

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Havering Labour urges residents to have their say on possible library closures.

"None of us want to see libraries closed. They are lifelines for our community, not just in terms of access to books, but with all the other organisations and council services that run from those buildings, they are in many ways the center of many communities.

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Romford MP urges Havering Council to halt any plans of library closure and instead engage in dialogue.

The proposed closure of Gidea Park and Collier Row Libraries has sparked widespread concern amongst residents and stakeholders. With Andrew Rosindell M.P. lending his voice to the opposition, the pressure mounts on Havering Council to reconsider its course of action and prioritise the needs of the c...

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Data reveals a staggering 68% of Havering adults are obese.

The data shows that one in five children aged between four and five years old are obese or overweight, as are two in five aged between ten and eleven. 

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Despite objections, plans to convert car parks into housing go through.

Havering Council has greenlit plans to eventually convert car parks into housing after councillors objected to  logistics. 

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‘Very distressing’-Residents anger over dead deer left in children’s play area by council.

Residents who walk their dogs in Raphaels Park in Romford were very distressed to see a dead deer lying in the children's play area in the morning. It was reported to council staff at 5.30am and was still in the park at 11 am.

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London News: Man jailed after series of sexual assaults on Jewish women and girls in Stamford Hill.

Mohammed Amin, 28 of Sparsholt Road, N19, appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday 10, May where he was sentenced to two years and ten months in prison. He was jailed after committing four sexual offences against four victims over a three-month period in 2021. The youngest victim was 12.

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Dagenham and Rainham Labour candidate supports ‘Time to Talk’ movement.

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health issue of some kind every year in England, yet despite the progress on public understanding there is still stigma attached to many conditions which can prevent people from seeking help.

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Havering Council awards grants to local clubs to improve health and well being of residents.

Havering Council has awarded more than £73,000 to local community groups to help improve the health and wellbeing of local residents.

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MP backs school campaign to improve local playgrounds for disabled children.

Last Friday, MP for Hornchurch and Upminster, Julia Lopez, visited the Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School in Upminster to hear more and support their campaign to improve local playgrounds for disabled children.

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Mayor’s special visit to Harold Hill birthday party.

The party was held to celebrate the first birthday of a Table Tennis Club run for people with Parkinson's

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VIDEO:SEND Parents calling on call on council to fulfill their duty and complete consultation correctly as FOI shows only half of the schools consulted.

Parents have been campaigning to keep the current transport system in place for SEND children after the council announced last year that they were planning possible cuts to the current system.

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Fire at Rainham Industrial Unit.

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters tackled a fire on New Road in Rainham overnight (15 May).

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Child rushed to hospital after falling from window.

A child was rushed to hospital yesterday morning after falling from a window in Dagenham. The child is believed to have fallen from a first floor window.

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Remembering Ricky Hayden-much loved and sorely missed.

Yesterday, 14 May should have been Ricky Hayden’s birthday. His parents, family and friends have spent another birthday without him.

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‘No child in Havering must be left behind’.Parents discovery that council only consulted with half of the schools it was meant to.

Red flags about the legality of the SEND Home to School Transport Consultation persist following the discovery that Havering council has only consulted with half the number of our of borough schools it was meant to.

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‘Whilst Havering’s administration are simply swinging an axe at anything they see as a cost, Councils across the country are turning loss-making assets into profitable assets.’

It is my belief that, with the right people around the table, we can turn these libraries from a ‘cost’ into a community benefit. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Havering bereaved mother and anti knife crime campaign launch London wide anti knife crime alliance after politicians complete failure to tackle it.

London's communities are tired of watching children die on the street. Tired of watching children carry knives to protect themselves. We have to listen to our youth, stand in their shoes and understand what is going on in their lives.