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Havering

(hā`vərĭng), outer borough (1991 pop. 117,400) of Greater London, SE England. The borough is largely residential and has expanded greatly with the creation of electrified suburban railways and added housing. There is a local engineering industry along with the manufacture of plastics, chemicals, clothing, and beer. A market has been held in Romford, within the borough, since 1247. Until 1892, Romford was the capital of Havering-atte-Bower, a group of parishes united since the time of Edward the Confessor.

Havering

a borough of NE Greater London, formed in 1965 from Romford and Hornchurch (both previously in Essex). Pop.: 224 600 (2003 est.). Area: 120 sq. km (46 sq. miles)
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Up until the 20th century Havering was a big cattle and horse area in England.
Havering has laid out its planned budget cuts for the next three years, which include up to 100 staff redundancies.
Havering Council said nearly a quarter of independent off-licences in its borough had been found to be selling the wine, with 340 bottles seized from 19 stores.
A spokeswoman for NHS Havering PCT told OT that the screening programme underwent an external quality assessment at the end of the summer 'which highlighted some areas that could be improved upon'.
Mr Havering was known to occasionally visit Saudi Arabia as an investment consultant for the Shoaibi Group, an oil company with several branches including one in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.
The BNP's success in holding its Gooshays seat at Havering, in addition to scoring nearly 20 per cent at Yapton, Arun, in West Sussex, will exacerbate major party fears that it could take more than five per cent of the vote in the assembly's London-wide proportional representation top-up constituency.
Havering is a large outer-London borough, the second biggest by area, with a population of almost a quarter of a million people.
A Havering Council spokesman said: 'We urge them to contact us.
Citing safety concerns, the Havering Council denied BP's application to add a hydrogen pump at a gasoline station that already hosts a wind turbine.
Bill Adams, from the Havering Trading Standards Team, said: "We certainly did not expect to come across CD ROMS of the Phantom Menace.
LONDON -- State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), the world's leading provider of services to institutional investors, announced today that it has been selected to provide investment services to the pension funds of two local authorities, the London Borough of Havering and the London Borough of Greenwich, which together comprise approximately GBP 750 million in assets.
Contract notice: Havering College of Further and Higher Education Catering Services.