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Havering libraries facing closure as council looks to cut costs

Almost half the libraries in Havering are to close in a bid to save the council £300,000 a year, as

Whipps Cross rebuild ‘highly unlikely’ to be finished by 2030 despite promises

The construction of a new hospital at the site of Whipps Cross in Leytonstone by 2030 is now “highly unlikely”

Council vows to improve complaints handling after serious housing failures in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council has vowed to improve after a string of serious failures were made by its housing service. The

Redbridge Council to spend £1.5m on necessary upgrades to schools and other public buildings

Redbridge Council will be spending £9million to maintain the upkeep of its vast array of properties, including Ilford Cricket Club,

Council set to approve plans for 5,000 new homes in Waltham Forest

Plans for a new 5,000-home development are set to be approved by Waltham Forest Council. The council first unveiled plans

Havering plan to convert car parks into homes stalls

Plans for Havering Council to sell off car parks and pursue new housing projects have stalled after councillors criticised its

Court rules father had ‘no right’ for faith school preference to be considered by council in housing relocation

A father who took Waltham Forest Council to court for not taking into account his desire to send his children

Woodford Green hotel expansion approved

Plans for an extra 40 bedrooms to be built at a popular Redbridge hotel have been approved by councillors, despite

Town Hall windows boarded up after vandalism

Police are investigating after several windows at Havering Town Hall were smashed in the early hours of Monday morning. Metropolitan

Three Tory councillors defect to Havering Residents Association as group nears majority

Three Havering Conservative councillors have defected to a rival independent group, just days ahead of the mayoral elections. Councillors John