Search

100 new trees for Romford Ring Road

18:45 19 February 2013

Cllr Barry Tebbutt

Cllr Barry Tebbutt

Archant

Residents are invited to a tree planting ceremony.

Youngsters from Hylands Primary School in Granger Way, Romford will be attending the event to celebrate the planting of 100 new street trees in Romford Ring Road on Wednesday February 27.

The project is part of the Clean Havering Campaign and was made possible thanks to a grant of £20,000 from Boris Johnson.

As part of the project, local residents, community groups and businesses were consulted to identify the 100 sites around the ring road for planting.

It forms part of a plan to ‘Green the Ring Road’, to transform the road and create a linear park.

Councillor Barry Tebbutt, Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: “Planting trees is a great way of creating a cleaner and more inviting environment for those who live and work in, or visit, the borough. Many generations that follow will benefit and we’re delighted to work with Tree for Cities to make this happen in Havering.”

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Actress and Comedian Meera Syal at the launch of the new Life Study Centre in King George Hospital, Goodmayes

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Yesterday, 15:03
London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

An environment group is welcoming the decision to reject airport expansion plans.

Yesterday, 11:43

Three men from East London have been charged with conspiracy to steal following reports of vehicles being stolen from garages in Kent.

Yesterday, 11:10
Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled by Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience last night in the first of the general election television set pieces.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder

A brave PCSO fended the knife-wielding man off with a shopping basket.

Italy’s highest court today overturned last year’s convictions and declined to order another trial.

But what do other parties do with their 404 pages? This you’ll want to see.