Post: March 2022 – Community News Roundup

March 2022 – Community News Roundup

Community News Bulletins Podcast;

Bedrock Radio 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 the podcast a new week is identified with the news jingle.


  • THD: Appalling hygiene conditions uncovered at Central Park Leisure Centre, Harold Hill.
  • THD: Class A drugs and knife found during warrant search by South Hornchurch & East Area Drugs focus desk.
  • THD: World book day celebrations in Havering.
  • Barking & Dagenham Council launch Safe Haven scheme.
  • Transport For London are consulting over changes to N145 Bus service.
  • BHRUT radiographer wins award after launching coffee brand.
  • Havering Council to temporarily suspend parking enforcement after a resident gets 100 penalty notices.
  • EastEnders actor caught speeding in Romford gets reduced sentence
  • Romford councillor calls for improvements to grubby, dirty area around Romford Station.
  • BHRUT received report from CQC inspection of Emergency Department.
  • Mayor Of London wants to expand ULEZ up to the M25 to to cover all of London.
  • NELFT unveil commemorative artwork, dedicated to all staff lost during COVID.


  • THD: Pupil restrained by teachers in Havering School.
  • THD: International Women’s Day events across East London
  • THD: Tree Planting Event ‘Trees for Havering’
  • Barking & Dagenham Council continue to fund police taskforce.
  • Plans to revamp Fairlop Waters approved
  • Dagenham woman, who refused to dump waste correctly fined for fly tipping.
  • Rush Green Post Office reopens in new location.
  • Temporary cells to be built at Snaresbrook to increase number of cases that can he heard.
  • Former Romford buskers to play at Wembley later this year.
  • Teenager Stabbed on Ilford High Road.
  • Seven Kings Housing Project could loose £5.5M funding.
  • Romford BIT launch ‘Pitch for your Pitch’ for a free stall at Romford Market.


  • THD: Romford Husband & Wife convicted of Modern Day Slavery Offences.
  • THD: Harold Wood Runners Club to run 5K for Ukrainain
  • THD: Boxer Frank Buruno signing copies of his new book at The Brewery, Romford.
  • Hainault business ‘Let’s Sanitise’ finds success on Dragons Den.
  • Barking man jailed for breaking restraining order.
  • Proposals for housing project “Dagenham Green” on former Ford Dagenham Stamping plant goes before the council.
  • Overwhelming public support given for new health hub in Hornchurch.
  • Upminster farmer to be evicted from land farmed by his family for over 100 years because Essex County Council want to sell the land.
  • First Havering small business awards held ceremony at Premiere Cinemas.
  • Ilford Man fatally Stabbed Early Hours of 19th March.
  • BHRUT launch new ‘AIRS’ Service to respond to patients.
  • Former Romford High Street Pub ‘Bitter End’ to be auctioned.


  • THD: Havering’s Leader of the Opposition slams the council stating ‘Hornchurch police station has NOT been saved’.
  • THD: Operation Massac sees 19 arrests, 47 stop and searches and 8 community resolutions
  • THD: Essex Tribute Fest is back on 16th July at Harrow Lodge Park
  • Five town centres in Havering to be upgraded following public consolation
  • Havering Council Leader confesses to drug driving charge in 2016
  • Brewery site in Waterloo Road purchased for £162m in joint venture by two companies