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11 hrs ago | Romford Recorder
About 200 people were evacuated from their homes and places of work in Romford this morning because of a gas leak. Fire crews from across Havering and Redbridge rushed to the recently resurfaced Victoria Road in Romford town centre after being called at about 10.30am.
Romford MP Mr Rosindell claimed the most of the trio with a total of A 177,021.40 in 2013/14 on top of his nearly A 77,000 salary.
Owner TIAA Henderson Real Estate has submitted a planning application to Havering Council for the work, which includes demolishing the existing bus station and replacing it with a drive-through McDonald's. A state-of-the-art depot will be built on the west-hand side of the Brewery allowing direct access to Waterloo Road.
A homeless couple who spent six months sleeping in their car have given up hope of getting a home in Havering and fled to Wales. It's been rough and it's been scary.
Homeless families across Havering are being housed in guest rooms at eight sheltered accommodation blocks meant for relatives of elderly residents, it has emerged. The policy chief at housing charity, Crisis, says placing families in inappropriate accommodation is "not the answer" and is further evidence of London's "housing crisis".
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust revealed in its annual report last week that only had 75 per cent of the staff it required just three months ago. BHRUT, which runs King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford, is currently in special measures with a debt of around A 40 million - and was criticised for poor standards of care.
Hospital bosses are investigating allegations a cancer-stricken mum fell from a bed at King George, badly cutting her head, three days before her death. Terminally ill Audrey Rowley, of Whalebone Avenue, Chadwell Heath, inspired a Brighton-to-Berwick-upon-Tweed bus journey, organised by her son, Craig, that bagged A 6,000 for Pancreatic Cancer UK - as reported in the Post in July.
A panel member from Havering's youth offending service has spoken out against what he believes was its "disastrous" outsourcing to Barking and Dagenham Council last year. But Jeff Stafford's claims, which echo those made by a councillor in the Recorder, come as bosses at both councils heaped praise on the move.
CAR & VINTAGE DAY SHOW DAMYNS HALL AERODROME AVELEY ROAD UPMINSTER CLASSIC CARS & MILITARY DISPLAYS CONTACT RICHARD SMITH 01708 523 409 L-R RICHARD SMITH BINKIE BAYFORD ALF COOK AKA CHURCHILL LEN HOBBS NORMANDY VETERAN RAY NEWLYN 07904287240 More than 1,000 people enjoyed classic car and military displays both on the ground and in the air at Damyns Hall Aerodrome, in Upminster. CAR & VINTAGE DAY SHOW
DAMYNS HALL AERODROME
CLASSIC CARS & MILITARY DISPLAYS
VINTAGE SINGERS FLANAGALEN & ALLEN The aerodrome, in Aveley Road, hosted a Classic Car and Vintage Day on Sunday, featuring live music, dancing, wing walkers and Spitfire displays.
Travellers have moved onto land at Queen's Hospital, Romford, just days after a group was evicted from Westlands Playing Fields. Hospital managers Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust confirmed that caravans moved into Oldchurch Park which surrounds the Rom Valley site yesterday.
Two graphic design students from Havering College have been shortlisted for a new initiative to find the best emerging talent in their field. Aimee-Joy Jones, 21, and Rory McLaren, 25, graduates on the BA Graphic Design course, are among 70 designers nationwide hoping to be selected for the Design Council scheme.
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust, which runs Queen's hospital in Romford and King George hospitals in Goodmayes, launched the 'breath of fresh air' campaign to stamp out smoking on all of its sites. Smokers have to stay in hospital for a third longer than non-smokers, and their wounds take longer to heal.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:22 am
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