Bedrock Radio

Month: February 2016

Havering East Rotary Club Fundraising News

Havering East Rotary Club were the hosts of a very successful Quiz Night last night. The event was held at Gwillcoo Scout Hall, Upminster on the 26 February 2016 and welcomed fourteen tables of participants and sponsors. Brenda Prigmore, Organiser said: “It was very successful, everybody had a good evening, we raised over six hundred pounds.” The winners of the quiz were Eddie and Peggy’s team with …

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Havering Council Green Waste Fee

Havering Council has decided to protect its green waste collection by introducing a flat rate fee for the service. The Government have  increased waste costs, leaving the Council no alternative to recoup the costs. There will  be a reduction in the basic charge for the service from £35.50 to £35, however the Council can no longer afford to subsidise the reduced rate of £28 for concessions and second or …

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Havering Sports Council AGM

The Havering Sports Council held it’s 56th AGM on Tuesday 23 February at the Havering Town Hall. All officers serve a yearly term and all the officers were re elected again including the Chairman Derek Drew. Peter Bruce, president of Havering Sports Council has also been re elected, the president can serve for three years. Peter said: ” I don’t consider it to be the most important or …

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Upminster Windmill Renovations begin

Upminster Windmill has just commenced a series of construction works to restore the iconic Grade two listed building. It was built in 1803 by James Noakes a local farmer, it is one of only six surviving with sails in Greater London. The windmill is regarded as a significant piece of Havering history, and hosts a Visitor Centre containing a museum of exhibits and photographs …

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Greece and the refugee crisis interview with Ben Gow

I was privileged to interview Ben Gow,  in the studio on Tuesday. He is  just 18 years old when he decided to take the initiative to travel out to offer his help. He travelled to the frontline of the refugee crisis in Lesvos, Greece. He went to the  small little island in Greece, Ben saw on average twenty seven …

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An evening with The First Ladies Women’s Institute

Mo, Treasurer of The First Ladies Women’s Institute of Barking and Dagenham Invited Bedrock to their monthly meeting tonight as Guest Speakers, Sam Levy and Annette Gregory both volunteers from Bedrock attended the event at Eastbury Manor House, Barking. The group currently has 71 members registered to the group and offers ‘All kinds of opportunities for all kinds of women’ Linda a current …

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Harold Wood Station Improvements

Harold Wood Station is all set for a makeover as Havering Council and TFL plan a series of major improvements on the Eastern section of the Crossrail route, between Stratford and Shenfield. The Council wants to  design  a new plaza at the station’s secondary entrance, within the car park, and improve  the pedestrian crossing on Station Road. The works will incorporate a  step free access onto the …

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