Friends of Harold Wood Parks ☘️ 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 and pick leaves or a small part of the... Read More More Police, Safer Streets Please sign, support and share our petition http://chng.it/tynLpjTQ   Read More Prince Philip RIP 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 his long service to this country. Rest... Read More MAY 2021 UPDATE from the Men’s Lunch Team at St. Peter’s Church, Harold Wood 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 know one another just a little bit... Read More Attempted Mugging 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 down to my house. Before I could shut the... Read More Harold Wood Primary School On behalf of Harold Wood Primary School PTA charity 278629 
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Camborne Ave Pavement Resurfaced 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 Angela Armin who is partially sighted. Angela... Read More Tesco Extra Store Gallows Corner Proposal for Housing Development 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, enhanced green landscaping and tree planting to... Read More Cancer Research 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, so far it has raised nearly £2,400... Read More Weed Control Timetable 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 be completed by the middle of May weather... Read More Planning Application - 18 Birkdale Ave - P1868-20. 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 see our letter to local residents Birkdale HMO     Read More Priory Road Planning Application 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 are supporting the opposition of planning application... Read More Trees Planted on Gooshays Green 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 announce that we have worked together to... Read More Harold Wood Running Club 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 Read More Local Government Boundary Commission - Changes to Warding Patterns 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 website Havering | LGBCE Site  along with... Read More New rules following EU transition 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 Read More Covid Testing every day 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 symptoms, at the Dorrington Gardens and Viking Way  local... Read More Havering schools and colleges to move to remote learning for start of spring term 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 January 2021. All schools will remain open for face-to-face... Read More SHORT POEM WRITTEN WHILE CONFINED TO MY BEDROOM                               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 and sheep and cattle Now gives way to things o' metal. Unceasing now upon the road Are big... Read More Harold Wood W.I 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 period of time & also taken food to them.  Not only... Read More Havering Volunteer Centre Crowdfunding for Secret Garden for the Blind Read More Remembrance Sunday 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 laid a wreath on behalf of the... Read More Government Lockdown Restrictions from Nov 5th 2020 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   Read More Sponsored Run for London Air Ambulance and in Memory of Harvey 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' Association donated £100 to this cause and... Read More Royal Liberty Fundraising 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 FRIENDS OF ROYAL LIBERTY Email: friendsofrls@outlook.com Read More ChokuReiki Healing 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, which is a highly stressful industry, so... Read More New Hypnotherapy and Holistic Health Service for Harold Wood 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 of helping people make the choice to... Read More Scam Alert 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 this afternoon. I said I wasn’t going to... Read More Romford CAREGivers go the extra mile to help the community during lockdown   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 them discover different technologies. For one 96-year-old client,... Read More VJ Day 75th Anniversary 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 in attendance to pay their respects alongside... Read More

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