Upminster, England Newswire

Upminster, England Newswire

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  1. Christmas closures set to cause disruption to east London's travel networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ilford Recorder

    Passengers using the Tube, as well as other methods of public transport, are asked to plan ahead this Christmas Picture: Mike Brooke If you're planning to visit loved ones over the Christmas period, you might want to think twice about using public transport. The festive season is a popular time of year for rail companies to carry out essential maintenance and repairs as many people are off work, so the impact on commuters is less.

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  2. Editor's comment: Schools need firm action, and quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Romford Recorder

    This week's news from Ofsted, that Havering's secondary schools are the second worst performing in London, will be an unwelcome surprise to many - much as it was to me. I was fortunate enough to go to Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster for both my GCSEs and A-levels, and to learn that education across the borough has stagnated since I left is a shock.

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  3. Upminster primary school throws 'fantastic' party to celebrate 60th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Romford Recorder

    Back left to right: Jane, Sharon, Jane and Tracey. Front left to right: Sally 11, Jessica 10 and Lauren, with sweets for sale..

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  4. Havering Council unveils A 125k plan to tackle air pollution until 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Romford Recorder

    Havering Council is set to greenlight a A 125,000 five-year plan to help curb the borough's rising problems with air pollution. A draft copy of the council's Air Quality Action Plan 2018-2023 is set to go before cabinet members at Havering Town Hall later today .

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  5. Flashback: Light-fingered shoppers, bank robbers and a factory relocatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Romford Recorder

    Sewing machines, silverware and a tape recorder, together with A 300, were missing from Heath Park Girls' School in Romford. Raiders wielding sawn-off shotguns held up Securicor men as they were making a collection at Lloyds Bank in Station Lane, Upminster.

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  6. Recorder letters: Andy Walker, private leaseholders, Boris Johnson,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Romford Recorder

    Recorder letters: Andy Walker, private leaseholders, Boris Johnson, London Plan, local business, GLC, PDSA, stamps for charity and thank you. In recent weeks I have noticed a worrying rise in the amount of dropped kerbs being installed down leafy suburban roads throughout the borough.

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  7. Community hero Connie retires from Upminster charity work after 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Romford Recorder

    A much loved charity worker and pillar of the Upminster community has announced she is retiring after 25 years helping raise money for worthy causes. Visitors to the Rainbow Trust charity shop in Corbets Tey will be more than familiar with the friendly face of Connie Hawkins, a sight that will sadly no longer greet them as they enter the store.

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  8. Owner of Upminster Taproom sets up Whatsapp group for town centre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Romford Recorder

    Traders are determined to "take back the town", following a rise in anti-social behaviour and thefts, by raising awareness among the businesses in the area. Owner of Upminster Taproom, Sunnyside Gardens, Upminster, Caroline Sheldon, launched the Upminster Traders Whatsapp group last week in a bid to show the business community some support.

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  9. Ardleigh Green pupils make it six of the best at Havering Sportshall Athletics eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Romford Recorder

    Ardleigh Green Juniors were the big winners at the Havering Sportshall Athletics event as they won for the sixth year in a row. The school won the year five and six competition last Wednesday, then also claimed the year three and four honours the next day.

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  10. Amazon investigating packages going missing in the Hornchurch, Upminster and Rainham areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Romford Recorder

    Amazon is investigating numerous incidents taking place in the borough where packages, many of them Christmas presents for friends and family, have not been delivered, leaving residents confused and angered. Customers, many of them who live in the RM11 and RM14 postcode area which covers Hornchurch, Upminster and Rainham, have been making complaints to the online giant about parcels not arriving.

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  11. Across the Hacton VoidRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Diamond Geezer

    It currently forms the majority of the London borough of Havering, including some of the capital's most remote rural corners. You can gauge how remote a part of London is by its PTAL, or public transport accessibility level, on a scale which ranges from 6b down to 0. Central Upminster is the only part of Hornchurch which reaches 5, while four large swathes earn a big fat zero, thanks to total lack of access to trains and buses.

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  12. Boris Johnson in Hornchurch town centre this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Romford Recorder

    The Conservative politician has been spotted walking around the town centre with Hornchurch and Upminster MP Julia Lopez and other members of the Hornchurch and Upminster Conservative Association.

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  13. Wapping women on heels of leaders after another win, as Will rescues men a pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Newham Recorder

    Wapping's women remain on the heels of East League Premier Division leaders Ipswich after a 3-0 win over Maidstone at a chilly Lee Valley. And great build-up play between Hannah Gage, Bee Armstrong and Becky Hart gave Katelynn Roganowicz the chance to drive into the D and set up Ness Sharman for a clinical finish to open the scoring.

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  14. Bollards bothering businesses removed within 24 hours after Upminster Bridge shopkeepers protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Romford Recorder

    Arnie De'milia owner of De'milia barbers in Upminster Bridge, with the bollards he said would 'totally destroy' his business. Photo: Matt Clemenson Upminster Bridge shop owners are celebrating this week after convincing Havering Council to do away with two bollards they claimed were 'totally destroying business'.

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  15. Heritage: The Liberty of Havering - a mini republic that lasted 427 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Romford Recorder

    In 1465, Edward IV issued a charter giving special privileges to the inhabitants of his royal manor of Havering . As tenants of the king, Havering people already possessed various privileges, such as exemption from paying tolls at markets and bridges throughout England.

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  16. Havering's women maintain winning streak as Emily helps herself to a hat-trickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Romford Recorder

    Havering's women made it three wins in a row in East League Two South East after a hat-trick from Emily Gilkes-Tarsey helped see off Bromley & Beckenham at Campion. A driving run by Emily Martin led to the first goal, as Katie Griggs saw her shot forced over the line by Gilkes-Tarsey.

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  17. Hockey: Upminster succeed at Long SuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Romford Recorder

    Upminster made the long trip back from Long Sutton in high spirits after a 4-2 win in East League Division One. The visitors fell behind from a short corner and conceded a second goal soon after to leave themselves up against it.

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  18. Two women charged after alleged Saturday night crime spree through...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Romford Recorder

    Two women in their early 30s have now been charged after allegedly going on a crime rampage through Havering on Saturday night. Police received a total of six calls relating to a series of separate incidents between 9.35pm and 10.23pm ranging from Upminster Bridge, through Hornchurch to Romford.

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  19. Two women arrested after assaults and robberies in Romford and HornchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Romford Recorder

    Two women have been arrested following a series of assaults, robberies and hit-and-runs in Romford and Hornchurch on Saturday night. Police received a total of six calls relating to a series of separate incidents between 9.35pm and 10.23pm.

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  20. Upminster's men maintain form, while Riva bags brace to earn women full rewardsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | Romford Recorder

    Upminster's men continued their good run of form in East League Division One with a 4-0 win over Cambridge City at Coopers. Steve Wright's attempted deflection was the closest they came to scoring in the goalless opening exchanges, before captain Jack Coleman was forced off temporarily with injury.

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