Listen again to our Community News Bulletins Podcast;
Bedrock Community News covers local stories from East London & South Essex.
Our volunteer run Bedrock News-desk working with The Havering Daily records multiple bulletins every week providing updates from Havering, Redbridge, Barking, Dagenham, Thurrock, Brentwood & surrounding areas.
Bulletins are created every Saturday, in our podcast a new week is identified with the news jingle.
Octobers local stories included;
- THD: Havering Councillor & former Mayor charged with assault
- THD: Proposals to close Romford & Hornchurch LAS sites anger residents
- THD: Youth Climate Summit in Havering.
- Anti social behaviour order around Heathway extended.
- New Knife crime centre in Barking & Dagenham opened, In memory of murdered schoolboy.
- Barking & Dagenham open domestic abuse hub.
- Gallows Corner Flyover replacement may look similar to current, as TfL say its “Most Appropriate”
- CQC report after surprise inspection of Queen’s Materiality
- STOPOBER Redbridge offer 12 week programme.
- THD: Inconsiderate parking by parents outside school angers residents
- THD: Man with hammer arrested after trying to rob a bank in Romford
- THD: Harold Hill community hub for helping over 1000 people on open day.
- Calls to help funding redevelopment of Whipps Cross Hospital.
- Hatton primary school ask for help with funding for new minibuses.
- Reality trail in stalled in Ilford.
- Crow Metals scrap yard shut down by the environmental agency
- Police response to 999 calls from Havering, Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham over 25 mins for over a third of calls.
- HypnoCat launched in Havering to increase recycling of old small electrical items.
- Ilford MP’s open New CT Scanner & Visit Radiology at King George Hosptial.
- Temporary Job Centre opens in Romford.
- 10th OCT World Mental Health Day – ACL Essex offers free wellbeing courses
- THD: Police investigate phone thefts targeting women.
- THD: Harold Hill Community Club opened.
- THD: THD ‘Trees for Havering’ Campaign.
- Barking & Dagenham Trading Standards seize over 12,000 illegal cigarettes.
- London Jazz festival to celebrate Becontree estate.
- Redbridge police open more enforcement hubs.
- Mobile phone thieves target a Romford nightclub
- West Ham United training ground to be revamped after plans given green light by Havering Council
- Havering parks successfully maintain 16 Green Flag awards for another year
- North East Londoners urged to get Covid Booster & Flu Jab ahead of winter.
- Food outlets in Chadwell Heath fall victim of “Chew & Screw” scam on Just Eat platform.
- Thames Chase Community Forest Centre, Upminster hold Annual Apple Weekend 16/17 October
- THD: Havering Police October Day Of Action
- THD: Havering Council Announce Rainham Leisure Centre to go ahead
- THD: Romford Christmas Lights Switch On to Go Ahead
- Harold Wood school works with West Ham United foundation to create a garden project on unused space
- Havering Council & Local Police join forces to launch Autumn Nights Campaign
- Construction to begin on new leisure centre in Rainham in early 2022 after pandemic delay.
- 13 Year Old stabbed in Seven Kings, Ilford.
- Children’s ward at King Georges reopens to ease winter pressure on Queen’s Hospital.
- BIG Bedrock Broadcast Marathon 2021 returns last weekend October 30/31