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Flags were flown at half mast over Havering Town Hall today to pay respect to those killed and injured in the Westminster attack.

Proposals for a solar park on a nature reserve have been discontinued, it was announced last night.

Residents were out in force on Tuesday to campaign against plans for a gravel extraction plant near their homes.

Overjoyed at reaching her goal of being a size 12, the future looked bright for Helen Heagren.

A hotel franchise says it will create 15 new jobs and boost the local economy by as much as £2million when it opens a second hotel in Romford.

She came, she scored, she inspired a new generation of women footballers after sharing her passion for the game that has made her one of England’s most well-known face.

A special constable whose job was to grade indecent images of children, was jailed for two years yesterday.

Five generations came together to celebrate a great-great grandmother’s special day.

An apology has been made by Havering Council after it incorrectly said the controversial “bedroom tax” would be extended to pensioners next year.

Havering’s children’s services is to receive a £2.4million boost over the next two years, it was announced today.

A petition for the government to do more to tackle fly-tippers was launched by a residents’ association today.

Jet, a retired racing greyhound is pictured here taking a well deserved rest after a busy time at Crufts.

Forced to adapt its services to meet increasing demand and complex family situations the council’s children’s team remains determined to develop a service that fits families.

Cub scouts were treated to an extra special training session with basketball giants last week.

A businesswoman has welcomed the news that chancellor Philip Hammond has ditched his national insurance contributions (NICs) rise for self-employed people.

A young woman has thanked one of the country’s top comedian’s for raising awareness about a rare and cruel disease that has affected both their parents.

British Science Week kicked off on Monday and in good style pupils dressed as flowers and plants to highlight its importance.

Councillors are trying to reassure members of the community worried about development in the green belt after a farm was put up for sale.

The production designer of a worldwide hit children’s television show delivered interactive workshops to junior school pupils last week.

A man who serves up delicious one-pot meals at a pub and blogs about food has been nominated for a Great British Food Award.

The mother of a two-year-old boy who was taken to hospital last week with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning said more should be done to protect families in private-rented accommodation.

The owner of a much-loved parakeet is appealing for its safe return after the crafty bird flew out the window of his home.

A micropub that overcame council opposition to open has won a top industry award.

This week, Romford’s Lorraine Moss and Harold Hill’s Jan Sargent, who led the campaign against a solar park at Dagnam Park, pick their top 10 all-time favourite tunes.

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 35-year-old man.

Pupils held a special afternoon assembly to present the Havering Mayor with £700.

An accountancy firm has said announcements made by chancellor Philip Hammond in Wednesday’s budget could hit business owners and the self-employed hard.

School pupils enjoyed an educational lesson with a musical twist yesterday when a TV talent show contestant visited to present a workshop on cyber bullying and online safety.

The broken-hearted mother of a 17-year-old who was stabbed to death said she prays for her son’s killer.

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