Local News

Roadworks - Lower Thames Crossing

Ockendon Road, between Manor Farm Shop and the Cranham Place bus stops, will be subject to temporary lane closures from Monday 18 May until Friday 29 May.

Local hospice to benefit from government coronavirus support

Havering's St Francis Hospice has welcomed this week's announcement of new government support for UK hospices as part of a £750 million package to ensure charities can continue their vital work during the coronavirus outbreak.

BHRUT Coronavirus Update

Please see the latest update we received from Tony Chambers, Chief Executive of our local hospital trust BHRUT, on Monday 30 March 2020:

Dear colleagues,

Lower Thames Crossing Consultation Extended

In January, we wrote to inform constituents of a further supplementary consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing project following amendments to the proposals.

Visit to Final Checks Academy

It was great to catch-up last week with local entrepreneur, Danielle Everitt, and her students at the Final Checks Academy in Hornchurch.

Changes to parking charges secured

Constituents will be aware that Julia has lobbied the Council against the increased parking charges for some time whilst also lobbying Local Government Ministers for increased funding for Havering Council.

St. George's Health Centre Update

With money secured for a new health centre in Hornchurch, we recently met the NHS team managing the project in parliament to push for its fast delivery.

Lower Thames Crossing: Supplementary Consultation

Today, Highways England have launched a supplementary consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) to provide an opportunity for people to comment on proposed design changes following their most recent consultation in 2018.

Local Government Funding and Parking Charges

Constituents who have read Julia’s most recent article on local government funding and the Council’s parking charges will be aware that Julia has been lobbying the Government for increased funding for Havering Council.

Increased Police Funding

Policing is one of our priorities and after several years of requesting extra funding we are delighted to share this letter with you from the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Priti Patel MP and Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service.  Funding is only ever part of the s