Search

Hornchurch and Upminster Rotary Club donates £300 to Romford carers’ charity Crossroads Care Havering

12:45 12 March 2013

Crossroads receives a cheque from the Rotary club; Andy Palmer (chairman of Crossroads Care Havering), Brian Taffs (Rotary Club of Hornchurch and Upminster), Kathy Verges (CEO of Crossroads Care Havering), Cllr Eric Munday (deputy Mayor of Havering) and Christine Smith (of Mollys Florist)

Crossroads receives a cheque from the Rotary club; Andy Palmer (chairman of Crossroads Care Havering), Brian Taffs (Rotary Club of Hornchurch and Upminster), Kathy Verges (CEO of Crossroads Care Havering), Cllr Eric Munday (deputy Mayor of Havering) and Christine Smith (of Mollys Florist)

Archant

Generous Rotarians donated £300 to Crossroads Care Havering last week.

Brian Taffs of the Hornchurch and Upminster Rotary Club visited the Romford charity, based in Pettits Lane, on Wednesday and handed over the cheque – which was received gratefully by staff as deputy Mayor Cllr Eric Munday looked on.

Crossroads CEO Kathy Verges said the charity was “extremely pleased” by the donation.

“The money will be used directly to support people in Havering who care for their loved ones,” she said. “Havering has the largest population of older people in London and we need to continue to support older carers so they can continue in their caring role.

“Local support is critical to our cause and we are truly grateful for this.”

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:04
Locations the Kent earthquake was felt

The 4.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Kent this morning was felt in a ninth floor apartment in Romford.

Yesterday, 13:31
Richard Binder from Romford flew to Nepal to help with the rescue efforts. Picture: London Fire Brigade

A firefighter says he was “humbled” by the scene of destruction and the camaraderie he encountered while on a rescue mission in earthquake-hit Nepal.

Yesterday, 12:33
Latitude, one of the festivals in our big ticket giveaway. Picture Dan Wilton

We’re giving away a free Summer Festivals Guide with every copy of today’s Recorder.

Yesterday, 07:00
Kim Merry, provides support for people in our community that have become homeless, maybe on release from prison, maybe with addiction.
Kim with Elliott Carr, Nick Redwood, Tom Robertson, and Nick Overall.

Charity workers are warning of an impending homelessness crisis as new figures reveal Havering Council has drastically missed its housing targets.

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.

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Digital Edition

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


Our trusted business finder