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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Havering residents are invited to help prevent the illegal persecution of a special bird of prey which is on the brink of extinction.

Residents were invited to admire some fresh produce at a special open day organised by an Upminster allotment society.

Havering is the second best borough in London for not wasting water, according to a new report on the affordability of fresh drinking water across the capital.

For many the summer heat is a welcome break from a long, dark winter.

A plan to enhance the lives of residents in Havering by improving air quality has been given the green light by Havering Council.

Campaigners have warned that the council could fail to meet recycling targets if it doesn’t get more government money.

A range of science investigations, art and maths activities took place at a Collier Row primary school for a special eco week.

Tens of thousands of diesel cars and vans are still clogging up Havering’s roads, despite drivers being encouraged to move away from them in favour of cleaner fuels.

A Romford shopping centre is one of the first retailers in the world to launch technology that converts the footsteps of visitors into electrical energy and rewards.

A campaign group is urging the council not to profit from wrecking the planet..

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

A green campaign group has urged parties battling for votes in the local elections to protect the borough’s parks.

Havering Council has spent more than £108,500 to deny an open space in Rainham village green status, a Freedom of Information request had revealed.

Residents of all ages braved snow and freezing temperatures to clear up rubbish surrounding a pub in their community.

New figures show that there are 32 times more electric cars on Havering’s roads than there were just six years ago, one of the largest increases in the whole of the UK.

A beloved period building that campaigners fought for ten years to save from the wrecking ball was finally torn down by developers earlier today (February 6).

The condition of the major roads in Havering is getting worse according to the Department of Transport.

Rats swarming in and out of bin bags, roaming confidently across front gardens and gnawing their way through fences – that is what residents of one Rainham street have found themselves up against.

A statement in support of granting “village green” status to a community space was released by Labour MP Jon Cruddas in advance of the decision due to be taken at yesterday’s public hearing.

Havering Council seized vehicles which were running on red diesel and “stolen” waste containers in a joint operation against organised fly-tippers in Upminster.

Households in Havering throw out more than half a tonne of rubbish which does not get recycled, new figures reveal.

Havering’s cabinet discussed ambitious plans to deliver a multi-million pound regeneration project that could transform the south of the borough last night (Weds).

Havering Council is set to greenlight a £125,000 five-year plan to help curb the borough’s rising problems with air pollution.

Havering residents spend longer in traffic jams than the majority of England’s drivers, new figures have revealed.

Havering will be one of the first boroughs to benefit from additional funding from the Mayor of London to help transform Romford town centre.

More than 60 businesses entered this year’s Havering Business Awards before entries closed, and now their applications will go before a group of specially-selected judges.

A through-road leading onto the Ardleigh Green A127 Bridge will reopen early this December in a move that will hopefully ease congestion along the roadworks there.

Plans to regenerate a run-down Romford industrial estate by building around 1,000 homes there were agreed by Havering Council’s cabinet last night.

A run-down industrial estate in the middle of Romford where two men were shot at an illegal rave in July could be getting a major facelift from Havering Council.

A long-running battle to repair a potentially dangerous historic wall that had been worn down by misuse has finally ended.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Imagine spending six months having to dodge rivers of poo and clumps of used toilet roll while trying to get into your car.

Havering Council spent more than £220,000 on clearing fly-tips across the borough in the last financial year, a new government report has revealed.

A Recorder reporter donned a hard hat and high-vis jacket on Friday when he got a guided tour of the works currently underway at Hornchurch’s new Lidl store.

The humble street sweeper could soon be a thing of the past if proposals to mechanise Havering Council’s street cleansing teams are given the go ahead.

A £100,000 scheme to make a busy road into Romford safer for drivers and pedestrians is expected to be given the green light by Havering Council next week.

Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has blasted a housing association’s “constant failure to provide quality services” after Orchard Village residents were left without running water for almost 24 hours.

A Recorder reporter was out on the streets of Romford town centre last Friday night to learn more about the unsung heroes keeping revellers safe.

A busy Hornchurch road that is home to three schools is to benefit from £85,000 of safety improvements to try and kick accidents there to the kerb.

Plans to close two Upminster roads that are renowned fly-tipping hot spots were only half successful at a meeting of the council’s highways committee on Tuesday night.

Romford Market’s long history could become one of its unique selling points if an application to have the area named a Heritage Action Zone is successful.

Plans to crack down on one of the most notorious fly-tipping hotspots in the borough by closing a road are due to be voted on by Havering Council next week.

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