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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.
We have had a busy year with some fantastic local news, from December 24th 2021 until 10th January 2022 the News Desk is running a Christmas Service’ with reduced bulletins being broadcast.
The Bedrock Community News resumes full service on the first week of January 2022!
From all the news team – Happy New Year!
Decembers local stories included;
- THD: Rainham Murder Investigation – Four Arrested.
- THD: East Area Police recover cannabis.
- THD: Havering Changing awarded £750,000 by Arts Council
- Knife crime exhibition launched in Barking and Dagenham.
- Barking mad about Christmas returns for 2021.
- Redbridge mayor switches on Ilford festive lights.
- Redbridge Council launch The Challenger, CCTV police vehicle to tackle crime & anti-social behaviour.
- Met Police seize £1,000,000 worth of cannabis in Ferry Lane raid.
- BBC Documentary based on nurses in BHRUHT wins award.
- ‘Super Saturday’ Surgery 3.0 at BHRUT Hospitals see’s triple the number of patients.#
- Redbridge launch new CCTV Car.
- NEFLT mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
- THD: Climate Change Activists took to streets of Havering.
- THD: Founder of Baby Bank on winning Pride Of Essex Award.
- THD: Hopping Micro Brewery in Hornchurch wins London Pub Of Year.
- New policing for Barking and Dagenham.
- Barking Market Extension to make town centre feel safer.
- LBBD switch on Christmas lights.
- Havering council teams up with local venues to stop drink spiking and injections.
- Request for donations to Havering food banks over Xmas to help people in crisis.
- Romford pensioner has ‘most Christmassy house in Essex’ with thousands of lights
- BHRUT & BARTS Health Trust Collaboration tackles COVID appointment BackLogs.
- Brentwood School Girl raises over £1000 & donates toys to Queen’s Hospital
- THD: Adult ‘Bully’ Footballers wreck pitches for children in Harold Wood
- THD: Two Police Officers praised for saving woman’s life at Romford Christmas Switch On.
- THD: Havering Youth Jasminda named Chair of London Youth Assembly.
- Construction on Rainham Leisure Centre to commence.
- LBBD Council target fly tippers.
- Knitted hearts pop up in Chadwell Heath.
- Additional police will be deployed in Romford over the festive period following incidents of fights & other anti-social behaviour in South Street.
- More CCTV cameras to enforce parking offences could be installed across Havering.
- The Corbets Tey sign unveiled on the village green following 4 year campaign by Regeneration Group.
- Essex Police issue stern warning over 999 Timewasters after man reported hoax stabbing, Then wanted a lift home.
- Upminster & Cranham Residents’ get post once per week in Royal Mail shortages ahead of Christmas.
- NHS Blood & Transplant urge families to talk about Organ Donation this Christmas. As 107 people on Essex Transplant List.
- Havering Council are reminding residents how to stay safe, healthy and happy this winter.
- Metal drain covers being stolen throughout Havering.
- A new free weight loss program to help Havering residents develop a healthier lifestyle is due to be launched in 2022.
- GPs in North East London call on residents to get boosted to ‘protect yourselves & loved ones’.
- LBBD & DVSA – Most garages passing part-worn tyre safety checks.
- New Havering Fitness Programme to start in 2022.
- Romford Man Jailed for Sawn-Off Shotgun.
- TWO NHS Employees arrested on COVID Fraud investigation.
- Thurrock students add plants to new NEFLT Centre due to open 2022.