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March 7 2014 Latest news:
Tensions ran high at the town hall as the deputy council leader hit out at the deputy chairman of the Romford Conservatives Association - who arrived more than two hours late to the meeting.
Empty seats set tongues wagging at Wednesday’s full council meeting, as the Independent Residents’ Group staged a no-show in protest against the back office merger between Havering and Newham councils.
Council tax will be frozen after budget and special responsibility allowance proposals were passed at full council last night, with all amendments rejected.
Furious protestors staged demonstrations all over the country on Wednesday to vent their anger over the way disabled people are assessed for benefits.
The behaviour of Brentwood councillors has been blasted as “dysfunctional” and “vexatious” in a damning review.
A zero-tolerance policy on sex establishments has been adopted across the borough after being agreed by cabinet members last week.
Two opposition councillors have referred the entire Conservative group on the planning committee to legal officers for not declaring their financial interests.
One 80-year-old said her new kitchen which is part of an overhaul of council homes was the best she had “ever had in her married life.”
Can you name the forts scattered along Hadrian’s Wall? How about the year Big Ben was placed inside the clock tower in Westminster? We put three of our reporters through the head-scratcher that is the Life in the UK test,
The Romford Conservative Association’s ideals have been likened to those of the despotic North Korean dictatorship by one of its own disillusioned councillors as an increasingly bitter civil war in the group rages on.
A councillor was expelled from the second full council meeting in a row after shouting “bullies” in the chamber.
There are fears parts of Havering could grind to a halt tomorrow morning during the London-wide Tube strike.
Complaints from conned car buyers have caused Havering Council to issue a warning about roadside dealings.
Heavy rainfall is flooding new graves and has caused Havering Council to change the funeral arrangements at one cemetery.
Accusations of bullying and sexism are just some of the reasons behind a huge rise in the number of official complaints made against Brentwood councillors.
One of Havering’s most popular Conservative councillors has seen his application against deselection rejected as the bitter internal struggle ripping the ruling group apart continues in the run-up to the May elections.
The reinstatement of Mark Logan, the councillor who believes he was sacked due to his chronic poor health, will be one point discussed in tonight’s council meeting.
The likely new council leader going into the May elections has labelled them “the great unknown.”
Michael White has reisgned as leader of Havering Council after 10 years in the role.
Councillor Michael White, who announced his decision to stand down as Havering Council leader, released this statement this morning:
Councillor Michael White last night announced he is to step down as leader of Havering Council.
Filthy fundraisers leaped army-style obstacles and wallowed in mud all in aid of charity when they took part in Mud ‘n’ Madness last Saturday (February 8).
Linda Graham, who runs a card school with husband Paul, talks about the joys of playing duplicate bridge.
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