Havering’s councillors are to vote next week on proposals to increase their basic allowances for the first time in 12 years – a move that would, if approved, see the borough’s wage bill for elected members rise to almost £1million.
Police have confirmed that a man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s were killed in an eight-car crash in Harold Wood at lunch time on Thursday February 20 as they urged anyone with dashcam footage of the fatal incident to come forward.
Havering’s London Assembly member has blasted the Mayor of London’s “shockingly slow” house-building record as it was revealed that just 76 City Hall-funded affordable homes have been completed in the borough since 2016.
Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s latest production of Macbeth ends on such a striking and well-executed image – pun intended – that it feels too much of a spoiler for me to write anything more about it here.
An empty Collier Row shop that has frequently been home to squatters hopes to follow the example set by three neighbouring shopfronts and open as a takeaway restaurant, according to new plans submitted to Havering Council.
Tributes have been paid to the former headteacher of Coopers’ Company and Coborn School and Sixth Form in Upminster, Dr David Parry, after his sudden and unexpected death yesterday (Sunday, February 9).
For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.
School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.