Police have re-issued an appeal for the public’s help to trace a man wanted in connection with an assault that saw a mini-cab driver’s nose partially bitten off.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a Harold Wood car crash in which one person was hospitalised.

A woman was treated for shock and a man for smoke inhalation following a bungalow fire in Gidea Park

A Romford man has pleaded guilty to carrying out an aggravated burglary in Colchester.

A Romford man who confronted a schoolboy in a Chadwell Heath public toilet and forced him to engage in a sexual act has been convicted of his crimes.

Firefighters helped pry loose a woman whose arm became trapped under her car seat as she searched for her keys.

Havering is the seventh least pet-friendly borough in the capital when it comes to renting a home, it has been revealed.

A fire tore through the rooves of two Collier Row homes last night.

Eleven animals have been rescued by fire fighters in the borough since the start of the year - more than throughout the whole of last year - it has been revealed.

Five eateries and one shop in Havering have been slapped with the worst possible hygiene ratings, the Recorder can reveal.

The family of a child who was brain damaged after hospital staff did not explain the importance of feeding a newborn have won their High Court claim against Havering’s hospital trust.

A man has been arrested after a 25-year-old man was stabbed in Romford.

A black cab was flipped onto its side after colliding with a car on the A13 in Wennington this morning (Thursday).

Two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of robbing a man in his 70s of £800 in Harold Hill.

Roads have been reopened at the scene where a man was shot dead by police in Collier Row yesterday (April 9).

A man in his 70s was stabbed four times and robbed of £800 as he returned to his Harold Hill home after collecting his pension.

A mum who stole more than £31,000 from her daughter’s Hornchurch primary school while out on bail for other fraud offences was sentenced to a further 6 months in prison.

Strikes over reduced rest days and new rosters are is limiting a transport service for the borough’s most vulnerable residents until Friday (March 30).

Two women who embarked on a cocaine-fuelled crime rampage through Romford, Hornchurch and Upminster Bridge have been jailed for a total of 12 years and nine months.

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.


The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

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