Search

Former leader of Havering Council and councillor Steven Kelly has died

PUBLISHED: 16:20 05 November 2018

Cllr Steven Kelly

Cllr Steven Kelly

Archant

Former leader of Havering Council and councillor, admired for his “dedication and commitment”, Steven Kelly, has died.

Mr Kelly was a Conservative group councillor and represented Harold Wood and then Emerson Park Wards between 2002 and 2018.

He was leader of the council from January to May 2014 and was also chairman of the Hornchurch and Upminster Conservative Association over a number of years.

Deputy leader of the council Councillor Robert Benham said: “We are all deeply saddened by this news.

“I had the pleasure of working with Steven over many years in the council.

“I admired his dedication and commitment to the borough and was touched by his endless ambition to improve the lives of Havering residents.

“On behalf of everyone at the council, I would like to send my deepest sympathies and best wishes to Steven’s family and loved ones at this sad time.

“He will be missed.”

Latest Romford News Stories

10:16

A police cordon and crime scene remain in place this morning.

We all know that London is experiencing a violence epidemic, with knife crime up by 50 per cent since September 2015.

Yesterday, 15:00

When the fighting ended in November 1918, Havering’s prisoners of war came home. As Prof Ged Martin reports, many had suffered a hard time

Yesterday, 10:00

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

Yesterday, 08:00

In recent weeks we have brought you the stories of families who have found a lifeline in Hornchurch charity First Step.

Yesterday, 08:00

I like science fiction. I grew up wearing glasses so I didn’t have much say in the matter.

Fri, 16:54

A former Bomber Command rear gunner who lied about his age so he could join the RAF during the Second World War died in Romford last week.

PROMOTED CONTENT

From November, The Mercury in Romford begins to celebrate Christmas. The mall has plenty of gift ideas, fun events and activities for everyone

Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

News from your area

Competitions

A Romford photographer impressed the judges of a national creative photography competition with a picture of a stunning sunset.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now