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HUBB meeting on 4th July 2019. We will be meeting at the YMCA, Roneo Corner, 29 Rush Green Road, RM7 OPH in the Lecture room at the new time of 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm.

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Memory of RACHEL MORRIS April 2019

One of our members Rachel with the Mayor Phillipa Chowder in Romford market for Hunn May 2017
Rachel with Havering Mayor Phillipa Chowder in Romford Market for Hubb May 2017
"I was able to see just how dedicated & passionate she was in the role of (HUBBs) volunteer chair. Having experienced mental health issues herself, Rachel knew first-hand the stigma that can come with mental illness. (At HUBB) she kept us informed about our rights ...& fun activities & events, & helped to find speakers & new members. She also found ways to improve in her role: she learnt Mental Health First Aid at Havering Adult College & became a Health Champion with Tapestry. She will be much missed by all.

by Samantha Finlay, Rachel's close friend

FREE Handyman Help!

Do you need someone to carry out any of those minor but maddening repairs and maintenance that need doing at home? Are you a Havering tenant ? If so, are you over 60, or frail, vulnerable, or disabled, with no family able to help? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you may be eligible for a visit from Handyman Paul or his mates. They can, for instance, put up shelves, fix locks and smoke alarms and change light bulbs .They cannot do emergency repairs, or certain work like gardening, decorating or jobs requiring a ladder. To apply: contact your council.


MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY Friday 17th May 2019

michael & dinah n duty
Michael and Dinah on duty

HUBB joined several other local mental health-related charities on Friday 17th May in Romford Market to raise awareness of mental health issues and the support available locally.Unfortunately, it was the coldest and windiest day of the week, with few shoppers about and more people manning the stalls than visiting them. We kept each other cheerful, but all the stalls packed up by 3.0pm.

Nevertheless, about a dozen HUBBsters came to help out, leaflets were handed out to shops and stall-holders, Gemma brought some cakes for us, Michael Inns and Diane Sowten took some photos, Suzana (originally from HUBB) was on the Havering Advocacy stall a rare visitor! a couple of newcomers said they may join us next month.

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