Proposed cost-cutting ideas include closing public toilets, switching off street lights, merging libraries and childrens centres together, and increasing business rates of charity shops by 20 per cent.
A group of residents held aloft placards and chanted “Tories out” outside Havering Town Hall last night (May 24) amid claims some independent councillors were “betraying voters” by propping up a new Conservative administration.
Havering’s re-elected Residents Association councillors believe they have a chance to form their own administration and take control of Havering Council away from the borough’s Conservatives next week.
After all six of his candidates were re-elected to Havering Council yesterday, Cllr Jeffrey Tucker, leader of the Independent Resident’s Group, has thanked Havering’s voters for their continued support.
The former leader of Havering Council’s UKIP group, which was wiped out overnight and failed to win a single seat on the council, has said the borough’s residents will miss his party’s voice at town hall.
“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.
There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.