Members of Havering Council’s cabinet have approved budget plans that include improvements in street cleaning and road repairs, but scrapping free parking in some parts of the borough and a rise in council tax.
A rise in council tax, improvements in street cleaning and road repairs, along with investment in better leisure facilities and school places are all part of the council’s proposed budget for the next year which will be discussed by cabinet members next week.
Rainham and Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas has called for the prime minister to “move over and allow Labour to secure a deal that works for working people” after she called off a Parliamentary vote on her Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.
An elderly man found slumped at the wheel of his car, a problem drinker estranged from his father and a man with lung disease who passed away in the depths of winter - at least three people have died homeless in Havering this year, but no record is being kept of their deaths.
Harold Hill resident Shaun Bailey has been elected as the Conservative Party’s candidate to face Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in the city’s 2020 mayoral election, it has been announced today (Friday, September 28).
“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.