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  • Re-Use Groups - Don’t throw it away, Give it away!
    Re-Use Groups – Don’t throw it away, Give it away!
    27th June 2019 by
    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 (Free Giving Locally Easily) which runs as a charity,...
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  • McDonalds Romford Nuclear Rush 12k Mud Run
    McDonalds Romford Nuclear Rush 12k Mud Run
    16th June 2019 by
    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...
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  • Havering Talking Newspaper
    Havering Talking Newspaper
    5th June 2019 by
    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...
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  • Harold Wood Station Update
    Harold Wood Station Update
    30th May 2019 by
    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...
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  • Harold Wood Running Club Events
    Harold Wood Running Club Events
    29th May 2019 by
    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&region=&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 https://www.entrycentral.com/hwrc5k...
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  • £75,000 Community Fund for grassroots organisations
    £75,000 Community Fund for grassroots organisations
    26th May 2019 by
    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...
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  • New Post Office for Camborne Avenue
    New Post Office for Camborne Avenue
    25th May 2019 by
    Please find attached details of a new post office opening in Camborne Ave at the end of June.   https://www.postofficeviews.co.uk/national-consultation-team/cambourne-avenue-rm3-8rh-360198/  ...
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  • County Lines and Awareness Event
    County Lines and Awareness Event
    18th May 2019 by
    Please find details of event happening on 29 May.   County Lines and Vulnerability Awareness (1)...
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  • Council Land Disposals
    Council Land Disposals
    13th April 2019 by
    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...
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  • Harold Wood Petanque Courts are Open
    Harold Wood Petanque Courts are Open
    13th April 2019 by
    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...
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  • Planning Application to build 64 homes in Gooshays Gardens
    Planning Application to build 64 homes in Gooshays Gardens
    25th March 2019 by
    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...
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  • Lennox Childrens Cancer Fund
    Lennox Childrens Cancer Fund
    19th March 2019 by
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  • Proposed Installation of Mobile Phone Mast in Harold Wood
    Proposed Installation of Mobile Phone Mast in Harold Wood
    10th March 2019 by
    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...
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  • Fatal Stabbing in Harold Hill
    Fatal Stabbing in Harold Hill
    3rd March 2019 by
    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...
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  • Harold Wood Station - Freedom of Information Request
    Harold Wood Station – Freedom of Information Request
    28th February 2019 by
    Please find attached a freedom of information request that a local resident obtained regarding questions around Harold Wood station Response FOI201900122...
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  • BT SCAMS
    BT SCAMS
    20th February 2019 by
    A resident has contacted us and forwarded the attached email indicating on of the latest BT scams which indicates that a phishing email has been sent. BT Scams (1)...
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  • Harold Wood Police Team Newsletter
    Harold Wood Police Team Newsletter
    20th February 2019 by
    Please find attached newsletter from our local Police Team January-february NEWSLETTER 2019 (1)...
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  • Be the sharpest tool in the shed: Know the planning rules
    Be the sharpest tool in the shed: Know the planning rules
    20th February 2019 by
    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...
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  • Front Garden Driveways
    Front Garden Driveways
    20th January 2019 by
    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...
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  • Crossrail Update for Harold Wood Station
    Crossrail Update for Harold Wood Station
    20th January 2019 by
    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...
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  • Congratulations Redden Court School
    Congratulations Redden Court School
    17th January 2019 by
    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...
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  • Harold Wood Police Team Update
    Harold Wood Police Team Update
    17th January 2019 by
    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....
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  • Ardleigh Green Bridge - Update
    Ardleigh Green Bridge – Update
    27th November 2018 by
    Please find attached update with regards to the Ardleigh Green Bridge Replacement Works and road closures over christmas period. Ardleigh Green December works 2018...
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  • Xmas Float dates - December 2018
    Xmas Float dates – December 2018
    27th November 2018 by
    Please find attached the schedule of dates and areas where we will be visiting with our Father Xmas float.    ...
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