Havering Council

For years it was the borough's biggest free event, but this year it will cost adults a small fee to enter the Havering Show - although you will get to see music legends Aswad and Toploader take to the stage.

Havering Council has defended the right to buy policy as it emerged former tenants in the borough have made a £91m profit from selling on ex-council homes.

Classic cars to the soundtrack of the 50s and 60s are going to take over Romford Market as part of the council's series of events to bring more people to the town centre.

Following rumours that shops and apartments in Harold Hill will be demolished Havering Council has revealed that new proposals for regeneration will be submitted.

Police have closed Lawns Park in Collier Row this morning as they search for evidence relating to the death of Jodie Chesney.

Plans for 3,000 homes at the new Beam Park estate have been signed off, with developers announcing the first new builds will go on sale later this year.

Residents and councillors are calling for the decision on whether Havering Council will build homes on land close to Dovers Farm in Rainham, to be made by the planning inspectorate.

Women across the country will soon be heading to Rainham for the UK's first all-female bricklaying competition.

A 53-year-old council worker walked 27 miles to raise thousands of pounds in memory of his late mum.

The council has come under fire for splashing almost £85,000 on award ceremonies.

The first businesses to benefit from a £100m investment in the local economy thanks to the biggest regeneration scheme in Havering's history have been revealed.

We spoke to the creator of the Romford Pride about Romford Pride 2019 and what is going on in the LGBT+ community over the next few months.

More than 6,500 residents have now signed a petition against the council's proposals to scrap 30 minutes of free parking in Upminster and Hornchurch.

After spending years living on the streets, former rough sleeper Hughie Carroll now has a place to call home.

Construction work to build a multi-faith cemetery has begun in Rainham after years of the land remaining vacant.

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.

Work has officially begun on the new Hornchurch Sports Centre.

An application to finally allow customers of the Hornchurch Lidl to turn into the supermarket's car park from both directions of the High Street has been recommended for approval by Havering Council planners.

A City Hall politician has admitted figures he used to compile a report on Havering Council's spending on renting back former council homes bought under the right to buy scheme were inaccurate.

A new project which aims to help disadvantaged residents improve their confidence and prepare for the job market has received a significant donation after an application from Havering Council's housing partner Wates Residential.

Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre in Romford has celebrated its first birthday.

The council received 14 claims for vehicle damage caused by potholes last year but paid out only twice, figures have revealed.

Business owners in the borough voiced their concerns on parking, bringing new life into the high street and Brexit at a roundtable discussion with Havering's council leader and Romford's MP.

Romford's popular The Retailery has reopened under a new name after the former owners of the co-working space announced its closure in December.

Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.


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Leaders are Readers is a specialist tuition centre that teaches children to read, write, learn maths and excel at English. They run Saturday, summer and winter schools for children aged 3 - 12.

As the dust settles from the back to school rush, year six pupils and their parents begin to look to the next year ahead and getting prepared for secondary school. Drapers' Academy is also preparing, kicking off with their school Open Evening for next year's Year 7's.

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