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  • Friends of Harold Wood Parks
    Friends of Harold Wood Parks
    17th May 2021 by
    ☘️ Community Herb Garden We are delighted to announce that the community herb garden within Harold Wood Park has now been replanted with herbs ready for the summer!! This project has been funded and managed by the Friends group and we invite our lovely community to come...
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  • More Police, Safer Streets
    More Police, Safer Streets
    16th May 2021 by
    Please sign, support and share our petition http://chng.it/tynLpjTQ  ...
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  • Prince Philip RIP
    Prince Philip RIP
    10th April 2021 by
    On behalf of the residents of Harold Wood, the Harold Wood Councillors and the Residents’ Association would like to pass on our condolences to Her Majesty the  Queen  for the sad loss of her husband and we would like to thank Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh for...
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  • MAY 2021 UPDATE from the Men’s Lunch Team at St. Peter’s Church, Harold Wood
    MAY 2021 UPDATE from the Men’s Lunch Team at St. Peter’s Church, Harold Wood
    6th April 2021 by
    May is traditionally Men’s Lunch Outing month – not this year or indeed not last year either! We are all rather sad that we can’t hold this annual event at the moment as it is always a great occasion of fun and fellowship together, and we always enjoy getting to...
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  • Attempted Mugging
    Attempted Mugging
    6th April 2021 by
    One of our local residents contacted us about an attempted mugging that happened to him over the Easter Weekend. See message below in the Warley Road area. Last Saturday (April 3rd) afternoon, I returned from shopping at Waitrose and opened my power gate as usual to drive...
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  • Harold Wood Primary School
    Harold Wood Primary School
    3rd April 2021 by
    On behalf of Harold Wood Primary School PTA charity 278629 Adventure Island (Southend) wristbands – ALL NOW JUST £12!Golf £4Sealife £7 Contact 07548167862 or 07958399035 to arrange collection...
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  • Camborne Ave Pavement Resurfaced
    Camborne Ave Pavement Resurfaced
    28th March 2021 by
    Local residents were delighted that the Council resurfaced part of Camborne Ave pavement after Harold Wood Councillor Darren Wise and his colleagues Cllr Brian Eagling and Cllr Martin Goode campaigned over the issue of hazardous pavements which was impacting the safety of one of our local residents...
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  • Tesco Extra Store Gallows Corner Proposal for Housing Development
    Tesco Extra Store Gallows Corner Proposal for Housing Development
    27th March 2021 by
    We have been informed by Weston Homes  that they are undertaking a public consultation prior to making a formal planning application later this year. The proposal is to build 89 New high quality homes, together with car parking spaces within a covered, enclosed and secure car park; and,...
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  • Cancer Research
    Cancer Research
    13th March 2021 by
    One of our friends and local residents John Dennis’s mother sadly passed away in January and one of the charities close to his mother’s heart was Cancer Research. If you can contribute in anyway and help to fund raise then please go to the following memorial fund,...
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  • Weed Control Timetable
    Weed Control Timetable
    11th March 2021 by
    Weed Control This years weed spraying treatment plan started on 1st March and will continue through to November. Spraying is carried out 4 times a year on public highways and footpaths and each treatment takes about 8 weeks to cover the whole borough. The first treatment should...
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  • Planning Application - 18 Birkdale Ave - P1868-20.
    Planning Application – 18 Birkdale Ave – P1868-20.
    26th February 2021 by
    We are aware of a planning application for a change of Use from a residential property to a small HMO for the use of three occupants. We have objected to this and we would urge residents to write in with their concerns or objections as well. Please...
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  • Priory Road Planning Application
    Priory Road Planning Application
    7th February 2021 by
    There is a planning application to build 5 residential houses on a plot of land on a green in Priory Road which will be heard on Thursday 11th Feb. In conjunction with the Gooshays Ward Councillor Jan Sargent and Action Team member Mark Beslier, Harold Wood Councillors...
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  • Trees Planted on Gooshays Green
    Trees Planted on Gooshays Green
    27th January 2021 by
    Following on from the successful collaboration between the Independent Harold Hill Residents Association Gooshays Cllr Jan Sargent and the Harold Wood Councillors, Brian Eagling, Martin Goode and Darren Wise in helping to stop the building of new homes on Gooshays Green in 2019, we are pleased to...
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  • Harold Wood Running Club
    Harold Wood Running Club
    24th January 2021 by
    The running club has sent us this video which local residents might be interested in. This video that was made in conjunction with Land of the Fanns and Harold Wood Running Club at Pages Wood. https://www.facebook.com/LandoftheFanns/videos/232647138488224...
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  • Local  Government Boundary Commission - Changes to Warding Patterns
    Local Government Boundary Commission – Changes to Warding Patterns
    15th January 2021 by
    The Local Government Boundary Commission has announced revised proposals to make changes to warding patterns in Havering and increase the number of Councillors from 54 to 55. The changes are being consulted on until 8th March 2021 and further details of this can be found on their...
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  • New rules following EU transition
    New rules following EU transition
    1st January 2021 by
    Details of changes to rules following the end of the EU transition period can be found on the Council website below EU exit | The London Borough Of Havering...
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  • Covid Testing every day
    Covid Testing every day
    1st January 2021 by
    If you have COVID-19 symptoms, testing sites are available at the rear of the Town Hall in Romford, Cherry Tree Lane, Rainham and Dagnam Park Drive, Harold Hill. To use these centres it is best to book a test online or call 119. Community testing is also available for anyone without COVID-19...
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  • Havering schools and colleges to move to remote learning for start of spring term
    Havering schools and colleges to move to remote learning for start of spring term
    1st January 2021 by
    Following the latest announcement by the Department for Education (DfE), all primary and secondary schools and colleges across Havering will be included in a country-wide move to remote learning. Primary schools and secondary schools and colleges for non-exam year pupils will move to remote learning until 18...
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  • SHORT POEM WRITTEN WHILE CONFINED TO MY BEDROOM                              
    SHORT POEM WRITTEN WHILE CONFINED TO MY BEDROOM                              
    21st November 2020 by
    SHORT POEM   Through bedroom window I do gaze At what was once a hill of green Where shepherds brought their sheep to graze But now provides a different scene. For in the past this isle of England Gave sustenance to all and sundry By farming land...
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  • Harold Wood W.I
    Harold Wood W.I
    10th November 2020 by
    We are currently in lockdown 2.0 and we at Harold Wood WI (Women’s Institute) are doing all we can to keep our connections strong and supporting each other in what ever ways we can. Whether that be friendly voice on the phone or our regular zoom meetings.  We have helped members who were not able to get out for a...
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  • Havering Volunteer Centre Crowdfunding for Secret Garden for the Blind
    Havering Volunteer Centre Crowdfunding for Secret Garden for the Blind
    8th November 2020 by
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  • Remembrance Sunday
    Remembrance Sunday
    8th November 2020 by
    For this year’s service which was restricted and limited on numbers due to COVID-19, Cllrs Brian Eagling, Darren Wise, Martin Goode laid wreaths on behalf of the Mayor & London Borough of Havering and on behalf of the Ward Councillors and Residents of Harold Wood. Bunny Eagling...
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  • Government Lockdown Restrictions from Nov 5th 2020
    Government Lockdown Restrictions from Nov 5th 2020
    1st November 2020 by
    Details of the Government restrictions from Nov 5th 2020 can be found at the following link   https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november?fbclid=IwAR3RdVNVxpeK8bIC2_hK-xMW_Y7LY0Cy4CE26djkRYIVkUCwkkT2yKIYy6w  ...
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  • Sponsored Run for London Air Ambulance and in Memory of Harvey
    Sponsored Run for London Air Ambulance and in Memory of Harvey
    31st October 2020 by
    We were delighted to join Teddy and his parents along with the parents and friends of Harvey Tyrell at an event at Harold Wood park where Teddy undertook a sponsored run in memory of Harvey. Teddy has raised over £3,000 for the London Air Ambulance. The Residents’...
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