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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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  • Royal Liberty Fundraising
    Royal Liberty Fundraising
    14th October 2020 by
    The Royal Liberty School are working hard to raise funds for a School Mini Bus. Currently the Friends of Royal Liberty are selling Adventure Island discounted Blue Wristbands for £18 (instead of £32) for use at Half Term and over the Christmas break via email – friendsofrls@outlook.com...
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  • ChokuReiki Healing
    ChokuReiki Healing
    11th October 2020 by
    Feeling anxious, stressed, restless or low energy?Emy Mendoza, a Reiki Master in Essex,  started his own healing process with Reiki back in 2012 when he realised the energy vibes around him seemed to have had an impact on his feelings, emotions and physical health. Emy works in advertising,...
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  • New Hypnotherapy and Holistic Health Service for Harold Wood
    New Hypnotherapy and Holistic Health Service for Harold Wood
    28th September 2020 by
    My name is Leigh Tanner and I have been a resident of Harold Park for the last 34 years.  I am currently in the process of launching a Hypnotherapy and Holistic Health service which is based in Harold Wood, Geoffrey Avenue, called Zensational Minds.  With the purpose...
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  • Scam Alert
    Scam Alert
    26th September 2020 by
    A local resident sent this story into us to alert residents to a potential scam. A man called Matthew rang and said he was phoning regarding insulation in my loft that needed to be re- assessed. He said an appointment had been made to visit my property...
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  • Romford CAREGivers go the extra mile to help the community during lockdown   
    Romford CAREGivers go the extra mile to help the community during lockdown  
    20th August 2020 by
    The caring team at Home Instead Senior Care Romford, Hornchurch and Rainham have kept busy throughout lockdown by launching a range of fundraising and care initiatives, aimed to support the local community and their clients. Home Instead CAREGivers came to the aid of isolating seniors by helping...
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  • VJ Day 75th Anniversary
    VJ Day 75th Anniversary
    15th August 2020 by
    Harold Wood Councillors Brian Eagling, Darren Wise and Martin Goode along with the Gooshays Councillor Jan Sargent attended 75th anniversary commemorations on Saturday 15th August at the Harold Wood Memorial outside Harold Wood library. Local residents and business owners from Both Harold Wood and Harold Hill were...
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  • King Harold Public House
    King Harold Public House
    9th August 2020 by
    Your local councillors are aware of recent incidents that has been occurring at this pub and we have had a considerable number of residents contact us about this. We have had discussions today (Sat 8th August) with local business owners, residents, trading standards and council licensing officers...
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  • Harold Hill Foodbank
    Harold Hill Foodbank
    5th August 2020 by
    Mark Reeves, the Manager of Harold Hill Food Bank thanked the 3 Harold Wood Councillors, Eagling, Goode and Wise for donating £100 of tinned products on Saturday 1st August.  He said it is good to know that these councillors do really care about our Community especially in...
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  • St Peters Men’s Lunch
    St Peters Men’s Lunch
    5th August 2020 by
    IMPORTANT UPDATE from the Men’s Lunch Team at St. Peter’s Church, Harold Wood.   ‘The best laid plans……’ it is said! At the start of this awful pandemic (March) when Men’s Lunch had to stop, we hoped to re-launch again with our new season in September. Sadly...
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  • Boundary Commission Proposals for Havering Council
    Boundary Commission Proposals for Havering Council
    28th July 2020 by
    Please find attached a copy of the draft recommendations from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England which sets out its recommendations for the ward boundaries  and number of Councillors in Havering. The LGBCE are now formally consulting on these recommendations and you will note that the...
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  • Education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
    Education and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
    24th July 2020 by
    A local resident is inviting friends and acquaintances in the UK to join him in signing this petition to the government. He appeals to everyone to support in spreading this news to all. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/331572 We have 6 months to make a difference in the way children with...
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  • Parking Permit Renewals
    Parking Permit Renewals
    24th July 2020 by
    We have received the below from the Council in relation to the renewal of parking permits. Dear Councillors, Normally applying for and renewing Parking Permits is an online only process whilst those customers without access to a PC and family / friends to assist are directed to...
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  • Permit parking renewals
    Permit parking renewals
    11th July 2020 by
      From Monday, 13 July, parking enforcement was brought back by the Council for business and resident bays in Havering. Current permit holders will receive a three-month extension from this date. If you have a resident or business parking permit these are the revised renewal dates: Your...
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  • Harold Wood Police Team Newsletter
    Harold Wood Police Team Newsletter
    2nd July 2020 by
    Please find the link for the local police team newsletter June newsletter 2020...
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  • Harold Hill Foodbank Collection
    Harold Hill Foodbank Collection
    16th May 2020 by
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  • Harold Hill Foodbank Cheque Presentation
    Harold Hill Foodbank Cheque Presentation
    16th May 2020 by
    I was delighted to hand over a cheque for £700 to the Harold Hill Foodbank see story below in Romford Recorder   https://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/news/residents-association-donates-to-harold-hill-foodbank-1-6653437...
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  • HAROLD WOOD EVENING WI
    HAROLD WOOD EVENING WI
    8th April 2020 by
    As per government instructions our WI is currently unable to meet until the restrictions are lifted. However this hasn’t stopped us keeping in touch, looking out and helping each and helping in our community.  Whilst we are unable to meet we have set ourselves a craft challenge...
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  • Coronavirus
    Coronavirus
    15th March 2020 by
    As we are all aware that Coronavirus is a serious health matter for everyone and we would ask for residents to keep an eye on our elderly and vulnerable neighbours and residents whilst this outbreak continues. For council issues, we would urge residents to call the council...
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