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best shop for funeral flowers

Recommendations in Elm Park

Dee dee
would like to know wheres the best florist to go for funeral flowers around rush green/elm park and wood lane i used to go to Emma janes on rush green road but now have new owners and my mum ordered flowers from them and wasnt impressed for the price ... [ more ]
The Pod
Hi Dee Dee, we are part of Barking & Dagenham College (just up the road) and we have a florists shop at the front of the college run by Level 3 students. We have top quality flower arrangements for all occasions at very competitive prices. If you're ... [ more ]

Charity Quiz Night in Aid of Veterans of War and Saint Francis Hospice

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The Golden Lion Pub, Romford, 2 High Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1HR
Adam M
Charity Quiz Night In aid of Veterans of War and Saint Francis Hospice On Friday 27th March 2015 at the Golden Lion Pub, Romford 7.30pm for an 8.00pm Start Tickets £5 per Person, for teams of up to 8 People per table Tickets are available from the ... [ more ]
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Linda D
Thanks Lynne, will be a great help. Due to table sizes maximum of 8 in a team, but you can split into two teams, the more the merrier lol thank you all for your support
Adam M
Linda D have heard from the Hospice today, and now we got a poster from the hospice to advertise our event, i will be placing poster`s tommorow around romford, to get the word about. And it be great if loads of people can make it and come for the night, ... [ more ]

local photographer

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Dee dee
see this picture made headlines in metro newspaper and on the bbc news website..............
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Havering's Information Centre to close next week

Local Conversations in Hornchurch

Harri S
I am genuinely disappointed to hear that it has been confirmed that the Information Centre in Romford town centre will close this coming Friday. The centre has proved to be an asset to the town and the staff have always been so helpful and friendly. I ... [ more ]
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Harri S
Sorry Havering Council I have to disagree as the libraries will not take any events information that is not affiliated with the council .. as a charitable organisation trying to raise money for the continued renovation of Romford's WWII war memorial ... [ more ]

Window cleaner wanted

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Chris W
Hi, my Aunt needs a window cleaner for her bungalow in Hornchurch (off Kenilworth Road near station). Thanks.
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Special Offer Mediterranean Week £6.95 (A Three Course Meal with Coffee)

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Antonio P
Dear Friends, I hope you are well. The Jubilee Restaurant is a training restaurant run by tomorrow's catering professionals at HAVERING COLLEGE, Quarles Campus Harold Hill. For the next two weeks we are going to give you a taste of The Mediterranean ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Rush Green

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also just before the roundabout heading towards  circus tavern from rainham side there was a partial lane closure and temporary lights put up on that stretch of road,

what bus please?!

Local Conversations in Romford

Can anybody tell me if there's a bus that goes from faircross down upney lane to Barking hospital please? Someone said a 62 might but they not sure,I can't get the app on my phone.
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Dee S
the 62 bus announces this stop for Barking Hospital, its the stop before Upney station. If you are going thinking of going by car its free parking there [ much to my amazement but well done Barking hospital ].

Streetlife Tea Pot Meeting this Wednesday 4th March

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Lynne T
Hello everyone, we have another friendly meet up this Wednesday upstairs in the Tea Pot in the Shopping Hall in Romford Market at 12.00 until when we got bored lol. Do come and join us if you have never been before. We will make you very welcome. Come ... [ more ]
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All The Fun Of The Fair!!!

Local Conversations in Hornchurch

Harri S
Next week, The Brookside Theatre present ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR, the hit musical featuring all the hits of the one and only David Essex. Set in the 70s, ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR is a rollercoaster ride of musical including such well known songs as Rock ... [ more ]
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Calling all photographers & wildlife walkers

Local Conversations in Dagenham

Mel S
A few of us have talked about arranging a walk over chase nature reserve / eastbrookend country park to take photos & look at the wildlife. If you are interested in coming, please comment below with the days you are free for the next fortnight then ... [ more ]
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Mel S
How many of you would like to go on monday? Anyone whos interested, comment below then we can arrange a time & place to meet
Mel S
For those of you who just want to go walking not taking pictures, there is a health walk there every friday at 10am meeting at the millenium centre. Get there a bit earlier for your 1st walk so you can be registered

Green Bin Cillection

Local Conversations in Newbury Park

Mary C
i phoned Barking Dagenham council today to ask if they were still emptying Green Bin   yes end of March 2015 i then said that i heard that you were not going to be  the reply was yes there is talks about  but it wont happen this year
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Linda H
Our collection is on a Tuesday so will we have it collected on the 14th April or on the next Tuesday ? I cannot find out on the NEW layout for info.. I was doing pruning in January, I am going to cut the grass out the back tomorrow but luckily my ... [ more ]
Don K
Elaine A...according to the website it will be starting in April. Linda H...your green waste will be collected on the same day as your recycling brown bin on the first date after 13th April. To double check whether you are on week 1 or 2, put your ... [ more ]

A bitter/sweet time for me.

Local Conversations in Elm Park

Ken G
Today is full of mixed emotions for me. Three years ago my wonderful wife passed away and yesterday was my three year old grandsons birthday. Im happy and sad at the same time. One life ends and another life starts. Thats the way of the World. Whoever ... [ more ]
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15 year old arrested after a stabbing in Elm Park

Local Conversations in Hacton

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John G
Elizabeth D, I know all of my ancestors who were alive in the 1880's, the Ripper era, and I know of most of my forebears who were alive during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when there was over two hundred capital offences, and none of them ... [ more ]

Boris's High Street fund

Local Conversations in Elm Park

Richard C
Following recent discussion re Romford Market it at least looks like Barking is getting it's act together. Havering is also getting money: Romford ... [ more ]
Mark R
Did anybody else see the award from the lottery of over 2 million pounds for the Romford town centre plan? Would be interested to know what this plan involves and how this money will be spent.

Volunteers required can you help?

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Valerie H
Hi my daughter volunteers at Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood and they are desperately looking for people to help out at their fun/charity fund raising days - usually on a Sunday.  Also would anybody like to help out in the gift shop any ... [ more ]

new store

Local Conversations in Rainham

I can't believe b&m are opening a store in the old Hughes store why do they think they will succeed where QD and Hughs failed have these stores no imagination the store is in the same line as Iceland Aldi and home bargains and just across the ... [ more ]
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Dee S
Robert Z I am always confused ! yes I meant Home Bargains not too familiar with Romford shops these days, I am too busy looking for Bus Stop H for our trip to Brighton tomorrow.

chadwell heath libary

Local Conversations in Dagenham

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Alan S
It was a while ago although much smaller in size and selection as it now doubles up as a community centre. Still a library though.
Marilyn W
The Robert Jeyes Library in Chadwell Heath is now the Robert Jeyes Community Centre INCORPORATING the library. Library times are Monday and Wednesday 10 am to 5pm Tuesdays 11.30am to 6 pm Thursday 10 am to 7 pm Saturday 10 am to 4 pm Friday and Sunday it ... [ more ]

Highgrove house surgery

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Highgrove house surgery in Marlborough road is moving on April 1st to Barking Hospital,Upney lane. They can't renew their lease. Such a nusiance wish things could stay as they are.
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Volunteers required this Sunday

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Dagenham Chase LNR
The 'Friends of The Chase' were successful in getting a free tree pack from the Woodland Trust. This tree pack contains 420 tree and we need you help planting them. If you can help for a couple of hours, the get along to Eastbrookend Country Park for ... [ more ]

Burnt out car on Rush Green Road

Local Conversations in Romford

council not clearing rubbish

Local Conversations in Dagenham

mad artful dodger greg s
lbbd have een asked to clean the dumped rubbish in the area behind the houses  in limbourne ave  the respone to this is to not bother this rubbish has been there since feb 2014 the rubbish is a health hazard hass anybodt had this problem

elm park parking

Local Conversations in Corbets Tey

has any one else read or seen the news about the remaining two car parks that are free to use after 10am in elm park  to be turned into pay and display parking?? as i only knew about it due to chatting with hair dresser as they had a notice etc on their ... [ more ]
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Ann B
My parents are unable to walk even the 5 mins into Elm Park. If they want to go in, it would be in the car. (Unable to use bus at the moment). I happily walk, but find it annoying when driving through that you u get charged to stop if you want to just ... [ more ]

Block paving

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Julie J
Can anyone recommend anybody who does block paving at a reasonable price I want the lawn and some concrete removed then block paved without paying the earth !!!
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Following a change to the law in 2008, planning permission is required if you are laying a hard standing area to your front drive only if you intend to use an impermeable surface. A bona fide contractor will be able to explain the details.
Fiona B
I've used diamond landscapes on two properties now, great job good price, the man who owns it is called mick. He lives in rain ham. I've just looked up his number its 558618.