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Ingrebourne Hill waste dispute continues

Aug 08, 2014

The recent purchase of land at Ingrebourne Hill from the council has led to the extension of the existing waste fill site, which residents opposed at the time of its introduction. Residents and politicians from the community were sceptical of the land changing hands to Ingrebourne Valley Ltd from the start due to it being one of few untouched green spaces in the local area.

War Memorial outrage in Rainham

Aug 07, 2014

August 4th marked the 100th anniversary of the day Britain entered the First World War. Across the country people came together to remember the fallen men and women who fought from 4th August 1914 – 11th November 1918 in one of the most costly conflicts in history. Over 800,000 lives were lost, many coming from Dagenham and Rainham.

Proposed new bridge linking Rainham to Belvedere.

Jul 24, 2014

The Greater London Council and TfL are currently considering a new bridge linking Rainham, near Marsh Way to Belvedere. The suggested crossing would operate on a toll system similar to that of the Dartford Crossing.

As your Member of Parliament I am writing and asking you to raise your concerns, asLondon Riverside (BID) Ltd have confirmed that ‘without doubt this proposal will have a major impact on property (land & rental values) and traffic congestion’.

 This is the link to an online survey for you to raise your concerns:

Proposed new bridge linking Rainham to Belvedere.

Jul 24, 2014

The Greater London Council and TfL are currently considering a new bridge linking Rainham, near Marsh Way to Belvedere. The suggested crossing would operate on a toll system similar to that of the Dartford Crossing.

As your Member of Parliament I am writing and asking you to raise your concerns, asLondon Riverside (BID) Ltd have confirmed that ‘without doubt this proposal will have a major impact on property (land & rental values) and traffic congestion’.

This is the link to an online survey for you to raise your concerns:

School places in Havering

Jul 09, 2014

Government projections predict that by next year Havering will need an extra 1,416 places, and by 2022 the London Borough of Havering will need 5,000 extra primary school places to accommodate the rising population. With this in mind Havering is using government grants to invest in a number of extension projects to increase capacity at existing schools.

Jon Cruddas Opens Rainham Post Office

Jun 30, 2014

Jon Cruddas MP ‘cuts the ribbon’

Modern open-plan retail environment

Opening hours extended by 41 hours a week

Access to Post Office® services seven days a week

Same wide range of Post Office® services available

To celebrate the launch of the new Rainham Post Office, Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham ‘cut the ribbon’ at an opening ceremony at 2:30pm Friday 27 June 2014.

Unemployed May 2014

Jun 20, 2014

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in May 2014 was 2,249. This represents a rate of 4.6% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 170th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest rate of unemployment, 650th = lowest rate of unemployment.)

Learning Disability Week

Jun 17, 2014

Learning Disability Week

13-22nd June

 

MP keeps up pressure to deal with Fly-Tipping at Arnolds Field, Rainham

Jun 10, 2014

Arnolds Field in Rainham has recently come under scrutiny again with another rise in illegal fly tipping. In the past the issue has been raised with Havering Council’s StreetCare department by Jon Cruddas MP, Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham. The area is somewhat notorious for dumping waste and this has become a rising concern for local residents.

The Dagenham and Rainham area has had many issues with fly tipping in the past but local MP Jon Cruddas has been responding quickly to concerns voiced to him by raising the issues with the council as and when they occur.

Damyns Hall Aerodrome Public Meeting

Mar 07, 2014

A recent public meeting saw many Rainham residents express their concerns with the continued use of Damyns Hall Aerodrome as a pop concert venue.

Last year saw the site play host to a number of events that effected residents. Numerous complaints were made with the level of noise coming from site during the evening, the number of events that took place annually on the site, the amount of rubbish left on site and on roads surrounding the site, as well as the amount of vehicles that blocked up local roads when an event was taking place.

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