Rainham, England Newswire

Rainham, England Newswire

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  1. Flashback: A caravan colony, dumped radioactive waste and blocked parking baysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Romford Recorder

    Faced with the loss of their homes as a result of an injunction granted in the High Court, people living in a caravan colony at Rainham were "digging in" for a last-ditch stand. They were led by a fighting committee of six men and a woman.

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  2. Man robbed at knifepoint outside Rainham TescoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Romford Recorder

    A suspect armed with a large kitchen knife robbed another man of his bag outside Tesco Extra, Bridge Road, Rainham, today at 12.50pm. The suspect was stopped and searched by officers who were on patrol nearby when they were called to the scene.

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  3. Targeted - Branksome Avenue, Stanford-le-HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Braintree and Witham Times

    RESIDENTS have been urged to take keys, handbags and small electrical items upstairs to their bedroom at night in a bid to combat a spate of burglaries. Crime scene investigator Sarah Morgan, who covers the Harlow, Brentwood and Grays districts, has issued the warning following an increase in break-ins in Stanford-le-Hope.

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  4. Rainham residents begin to be moved from two block of flats due to be demolished in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Romford Recorder

    After hundreds campaigned for two blocks of flats left from the Mardyke Estate to be either renovated or demolished, residents are finally being moved out in preparation for the buildings to be knocked down. Napier House and New Plymouth, Dunedin Road, Rainham, have been described as "eyesores" and a "hell hole" by those living in the cold and dilapidated flats.

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  5. Havering College's Harold Hill campus to be sold to ease financial pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Romford Recorder

    Havering College of Further and Higher Education's Quarles campus in Harold Hill could be taken over by the council in an arrangement which would ease financial pressure on the college and allow it to expand to a new site in Rainham. The buildings of the 1950s Harold Hill campus are becoming obsolete and Havering College is seeking to concentrate its education programme on its Ardleigh Green campus and expand its construction courses at its Rainham site.

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  6. Heavy traffic on M11, A12, A13 and A406: Your morning travel updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    It's a dark and dreary start to the week, but to make it marginally more bearable, here's all the weather, traffic and Tube info you need to get you through. Unfortunately it's going to be a bit of a dreary start to the week in east London.

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  7. Rainham MP Jon Cruddas warns of 'Orchard Village test' in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Romford Recorder

    A social housing estate, which has become notorious for its hosts of problems, was the subject of a Parliamentary debate on Friday. Rainham and Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas raised his concerns over the weakness of the social housing regulator and the lack of action of the Housing Minister in carrying out a rapid investigation following claims of breach of building regulations at the three-year-old Orchard Village estate in Rainham.

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  8. Rainham teenager urges Havering Police to work with young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Romford Recorder

    Student at St Edward's Elijah Ssempa interviewed Borough Commander Jason Gwillim about how to improve the relationship between young people and the police. Elijah Ssempa, 17, of Rainham, researched creative policing solutions to improve relationships between young people and the police for more than a year as part of a school project.

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  9. Warning to drivers as Rainham bridge set to be closed from MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Romford Recorder

    A major road bridge will be inaccessible to drivers for the working week as important work is carried out on it. It is anticipated that the work will take five days to complete meaning the bridge will be closed from 10am on Monday to 4pm next Friday.

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  10. Politics column: Rainham MP Jon Cruddas discusses Orchard VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Romford Recorder

    Housing associations have a proud history in delivering for their tenants and more generally are part of a rich tradition of mutualism and co-operation: of charitable and non-profit-making commitments to housing stretching back into the 19th century on behalf of working people. This week I held a debate in Parliament to discuss the issue, and to find a route forward for the hundreds of residents - and we are literally talking about hundreds of residents - that have registered complaints about the poor standard of the new homes.

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  11. Office Assistants on Why Banks Must Now Offer an Alternative to Businesses Turned Down for FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | PR Log

    From 1st November, it became a legal obligation for the UK's nine major banks to refer any small to medium businesses who they have refused for finance to an alternative provider. RAINHAM, England - Jan. 12, 2017 - PRLog -- As part of the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, the new bank referral scheme is aimed at making life for smaller sized businesses more straightforward through numerous changes, one of which being the bank referral scheme.

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  12. Flashback: Rent increases, tragic Christmas death and parents fight for school pelican crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Romford Recorder

    Rent rises ranging from 2d. to 7s. a week would have affected nearly 2,000 Romford tenants in post-war council houses from April.

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  13. Residents in Spencer Road, Rainham, evacuated after one occupant threatens policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Romford Recorder

    At 11.20am, Met Police officers forced entry to the flat and a 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making threats to cause criminal damage. One woman wrote: "It's opposite me - not got a clue what's happening but every emergency service is here."

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  14. Jeremy Corbyn REJECTS calls for Labour to back immigration controls ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Daily Mail

    Jeremy Corbyn REJECTS calls for Labour to back immigration controls despite warnings from his party's northern councillors that they face being wiped out by Ukip He repeated his support for the EU's free movement rules despite voters expressing clear concerns in June's Brexit vote. The Labour leader insisted immigration brought net economic benefits to Britain and claimed there was a 'level of exaggeration' about its negative impact.

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  15. Investigation launched over concerns of methane gas at Orchard Village estate, RainhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Romford Recorder

    Rainham and Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas contacted Public Health England after residents at Orchard Village, in Rainham, claimed some methane membranes, which prevent the build-up of harmful gases in buildings, were broken. Families have been complaining of headaches, sore throats, eye infections, respiratory issues and a smell of rotten eggs on the estate built nearby a former landfill.

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  16. Hundreds pack out Rainham sports centre for RCWA's biggest showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | Romford Recorder

    High flying acrobatics, plot twists and championship matches ensured that Havering's biggest ever wrestling event was an unforgettable occasion. Reloaded Championship Wrestling Alliance's God Vs Assassin: The Final Flight event on Saturday, December 11, saw more than 400 vocal fans pack out Chaffords Sports Complex, Lambs Lane South, Rainham, to see Will 'Aerial Assassin' Ospreay for the last time in an RCWA ring.

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  17. Mass donations put a smile on the faces of children in Queen's Hospital over ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Romford Recorder

    Customers and staff have banded together and made a huge difference to the lives of children spending time in hospital over the festive period. Kids in the Tropical Lagoon children's unit in Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, were provided with lots of arts and craft toys after an appeal was launched by Tesco, Bridge Road, Rainham.

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  18. Church to get new sound proofing panels thanks to environmental funding organisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Thurrock Gazette

    A NOISE problem for the community hall of St John the Evangelist, Victoria Avenue, Grays, is going to be solved thanks to a grant from The Veolia Environmental Trust. The organisation has awarded the church A 7,434 through the Landfill Communities Fund to fund the installation of urgently needed acoustic panels.

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  19. Alliance League champions enjoy record 17-0 rompRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Newham Recorder

    Reigning Essex Alliance League champions Chingford Athletic took their biggest step towards a third successive Premier Division title with a record 17-0 win over Rainham Working Men's Club. Gary Murray scored six goals and there were hat-tricks for Anton Trice and William Gleeson, plus further goals from Michael Hay , David Livie, Zaikhan Kazley and Ralph McBaiden as Chingford moved six points clear at the top.

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  20. TfL's 2018 plans for Gallows Corner seen as 'disappointing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Romford Recorder

    Safety improvements at an accident blackspot which are set to go ahead in spring 2018 has been labelled as "poor". Transport for London announced last week its plan to rectify Gallows Corner's safety record with a series of changes after collating results from a consultation.

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