Please come along and meet with your local Police Team as they will be holding a surgery by the large green play area on the Kings Park Estate on Saturday 5th October 2019 between 6pm to 8pm. Every resident in the Harold Wood Ward area is welcome to meet the team as the surgery...
Hello, my name is Pamela and I’d like to introduce, and welcome you to Paw-Patrol, a dog walking and small animal care service.
From a very young age I’ve always loved animals of every description, and a change in my circumstances meant that I could turn this love into a full time business.
Our lifestyles are...
Can you help?
If you use either Harold Wood Park or Painesbrook play site we need your help!!
If you walk through the parks, run, dog walk, bring the kids to play - each of you can help.
What is Park Watch?
Park Watch is a voluntary community scheme, the idea was initiated through the Friends of Harold...
All Saints Players present "Acts of Murder" a play by Gary Clapperton at All Saints Church Hall, Ardleigh Green Road, RM11 2LG on Thursday, Friday, Saturday 19/20/21 September 2019 at 8pm, tickets £7.50. Details from 01708 607855or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Harold Wood local Police Team will be hosting a street surgery to be held over the Kings Park Estate on Saturday 17th August between 1pm and 3pm.
You can meet them by the play area where the large green is.
Re-Use Groups - Don’t throw it away, Give it away!
Freegle is an online reuse group that was founded in 2009 with over 2,600,000 members all over the UK, with over 1000 Volunteers and saving nearly 30 Tonnes of waste from landfill in Havering alone last year www.ilovefreegle.org
Freegle (FreeGiving Locally Easily) which runs as a charity, where you can pass on useable items for...
Congratulations and well done to Fraser and Sally who completed the 12k Mud Run on the 19th of May. It was tougher than expected, the mud was brutal and a few of the 90+ obstacles impossible, but they managed to finish the course and they raised over £2500 for the Ronald McDonald House Charity
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The Havering Talking Newspaper receives the 2019 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
The Havering Talking Newspaper, a group of volunteers based in Harold Wood, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
The Havering Talking Newspaper is a free weekly service of local news recorded...
With regard to the completion of Harold Wood Station ticket office and surrounding area, We KNOW it is very frustrating for residents and commuters alike. This is due to Network Rail and TfL. Please do not think that we do not care but we are constantly contacting Network Rail and TfL for a completion...
Harold Wood Running Club are raising money for Harold Wood Junior School this year.
Link to enter: https://www.runbritain.com/RaceDetail.aspx?eventid=74bd0ec05e5f&raceid=7cbf07ca5967&returnlink=https://www.runbritain.com/races?keyword=&distance=5m®ion=&county=&profile=&surface=&awards=&entrants=&page=1&pagesize=8&gender=0&onlineentry=0&responseType=html
They are also holding our ELVIS 5K race on Wednesday 31st July at 7.30pm
£75,000 Community Fund for grassroots organisations
We have received the below in respect of community grants by London City Airport.
Re: £75,000 Community Fund for grassroots organisations
I am delighted to let you know that, today, London City Airport has launched a brand-new Community Fund that could benefit organisations in the area you represent.
Grants for the new fund will range from £300...
Council Land Disposals - Gooshays Gardens and Hall Lane Pitch and Putt
Residents have asked us why the council are making land disposals to allow small housing developments when this may upset local communities. We believe this is as a result of trying to save our green belt from being built on as the Mayor...
Petanque Court Opening
We were delighted to attend the Grand opening of Havering’s very first Pertanque Court at Harold Wood Park on Saturday 13thApril. This wonderful new facility was officially opened by the Mayor of Havering and it was good to see many residents and our local Police Team in attendance. Our special thanks go...
Planning Application to build 64 homes in Gooshays Gardens
Details of a planning application to build 64 houses in Gooshays Garden in Harold Hill is published here in the planning application. The Harold Wood Councillors and the independent Councillor for Gooshays Ward have today sent in a letter of objection setting out our concerns which can be found here Objection Letter to Gooshays...
Proposed Installation of Mobile Phone Mast in Harold Wood
We have received the below communication in relation to the proposed installation of a EE Mobile Phone Mast Application close to Harold Wood Station. If you have any concerns then please contact one of your local Councillors.
Pre-Planning Application Consultation – Proposed Installation of telecoms apparatus at Station Road, Harold Wood, Romford, RM3 0DA.
On behalf of the residents of Harold Hill, Wood and Park, our heartfelt condolences and sympathies go out to the family and friends of the young teenage girl that was fatally stabbed in Amy's Park in Harold Hill on Friday 1st March 2019. RIP
Be the sharpest tool in the shed: Know the planning rules
Residents thinking about having an outbuilding in their gardens, are advised to check out the regulations. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/596/schedule/2/part/1/crossheading/class-e-buildings-etc-incidental-to-the-enjoyment-of-a-dwellinghouse/made
Advice from Havering Council’s planning enforcement team say outbuildings must only be built for purposes that are in keeping with their existing properties, i.e to use as a TV, hobby, gym or summer room.
In many cases, a business or...
Don't let your front garden parking conversion cost you more
Residents thinking of converting their grass or soft landscaped front garden areas into a hard surface area for parking, are advised to check on what consent is needed and what the restrictions are. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/info/200130/common_projects/44/patio_and_driveway
There is also some further guidance in this booklet
Despite many requests, we are still waiting for MTR Crossrail to provide an update on the opening of Harold Wood Station Ticket Hall. This ongoing saga just continues to run and run and we do not see when this will be completed. This is so frustrating for commuters and residents alike but there has...
Redden Court School, Harold Wood, has been awarded a national award for careers education and is the first in the borough and 1 of only 1,110 in the nation to have received or started to work towards it. Read their press release here. https://www.hwhpra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/News-Release-Redden-Court-School-1.docx
Please find attached Jan 2019 newsletter https://www.hwhpra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/January-NEWSLETTER-2019.pdf
The Police Team are also holding a Street Briefing on Wednesday 30th January at Harold Wood Park in the car park area between 1530 hours and 1630 hours.
There will be a public meeting at St Peters Church On Thurs 5th Sept 10am to 11.30pm to discuss the Councils proposals for Harold Wood Library. Please try to attend and give your views to the Council....
Please come along and meet with your local Police Team as they will be holding a surgery by the large green play area on the Kings Park Estate on Saturday 5th October 2019 between 6pm to 8pm. Every resident in the Harold Wood Ward area is welcome...
Hello, my name is Pamela and I’d like to introduce, and welcome you to Paw-Patrol, a dog walking and small animal care service. From a very young age I’ve always loved animals of every description, and a change in my circumstances meant that I could turn this...
Can you help? If you use either Harold Wood Park or Painesbrook play site we need your help!! If you walk through the parks, run, dog walk, bring the kids to play – each of you can help. What is Park Watch? Park Watch is a voluntary...