Five firefighters were called to extinguish a flaming car in Romford this morning (March 22).

A faulty c2c train at West Ham has created disruption across the entire rail line serving Limehouse, Barking and Upminster.

Fifty eight crimes were reported in Havering on average each day at the beginning of this year, police data reveals.

Police are appealing to find a 14-year-old girl missing from Havering.

A Collier Row man has been jailed for six and a half years for conspiring to smuggle a handgun and ammunition from Kent to London.

From police officers to members of the public, the courage and commitment of those keeping the peace in Havering was celebrated at an award ceremony yesterday (February 5).

Havering residents are rekindling an old flame this Valentine’s Day, with a romantic movie night set to take place at an historic former cinema.

A statement in support of granting “village green” status to a community space was released by Labour MP Jon Cruddas in advance of the decision due to be taken at yesterday’s public hearing.

Men are more successful at passing their driving tests at the Hornchurch test centre than women, according to the latest figures.

As the year draws to a close, many people are reflecting on how they might better themselves in 2018.

Christmas has been complicated for the tenants of a home for the elderly left without a consistent bathroom water supply.

Detectives are investigating a robbery in which a teenager was punched in the face on a bus in Upminster.

Families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire are receiving gifts from a Romford relief worker this Christmas.

A special constable has been dismissed from the Met for stealing money from an Upminster festival.

A 45-year-old man has been released under investigation in connection with a suspected bar brawl in Hornchurch.

Argos staff in Hornchurch hope to reunite a lost envelope of Christmas cash with its rightful owner.

A young girl with diabetes is raising hundreds of pounds for the Queen’s Hospital children’s ward.

A woman in her early 30s put false licence plates on her hatchback before embarking on a robbery rampage across Romford and Hornchurch, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard yesterday.

Two women, in their early 30s, charged with allegedly going on a crime rampage through Havering are due to appear court today.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was left critically injured following an altercation at a Hornchurch bar.

Customers can trade their cash for credit cards as the historic Romford Market is hooked-up to the internet.

Cranham is a treasure trove for locally produced food, or so a chef-to-the-stars has discovered.

The winner of ITV2’s Love Island is asking Havering clubbers to ‘give a kid a quid’ this Christmas.

Rail services going from London Liverpool Street to Shenfield have been disrupted after a train broke down in Romford this morning.

The chess prowess of a Havering primary school has been honoured with a prestigious national award.

Broken pay and display machines and “overzealous” traffic wardens are damaging business, according to shop owners on a popular Havering high street.

A pioneering village for people with dementia has officially opened its doors and welcomed a number of new residents from Havering.

Havering students can freely apply to showcase their filmmaking talents at an international independent film festival which returns to the borough next year.

A Hornchurch schoolboy has reached the final round of a regional singing competition.

A pantomime production of Beauty and the Beast opened at Queen’s Theatre this week.


Fed up with haggling on people’s drives over a used car, only to find out later it’s on its last legs?

Many drivers will be heading to the showrooms in March looking to pick up a car bearing the shiny new 18 registration plate.

Window and conservatory specialist Ken Rhodes talks about the possibilities for brightening up your home for the new year, and with their home improvement finance deals it’s possible for everyone to make some changes

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