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Organisations across east London have joined forces to deal with the rising “menace of hate crime” in Havering and surrounding boroughs.

The number of pubs in Havering has fallen by 29 per cent and the Mayor of London is calling for a “united effort” to save the remaining ones.

The number of burglaries in Havering has increased by 12per cent in the last year, according to data from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).

Organisations across east London have joined forces to deal with the rising “menace of hate crime”.

Police have cordoned off a section of bushes in Collier Row as part of an investigation into a “previous incident”.

Three teenagers, who were arrested on suspicion of murdering a 15-year-old boy in Collier Row have been released under investigation.

A 15-year-old boy was fatally stabbed after a birthday party in Collier Row.

A man who followed a Rainham OAP driver and stole her car and threatened a mum at knifepoint while she was dropping off her children at school in Seven Kings has been handed six years in prison.

A man has fractured both his ankles after a 70-year-old mobility scooter driver collided with him in Harold Wood.

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in a fight in the street in Romford.

Whether you grab your girls or your granny, call the troops together and join tens of thousands of other women celebrating how far women have come in the past 100 years.

With bank holiday on the horizon, work chit-chat centres on vacay plans and outfit choices (after we have finished all our jobs - I promise editor Lindsay).

Whether it is via social media or talking to someone in real life, it is hard to escape from all the stories about violent crimes in the area.

A criminal with 69 previous convictions was sentenced today to 24 years in prison for murdering an alcoholic in a cruel, prolonged and “extremely violent” attack in the victim’s own home.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Recorder reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

From wearing skirts and carrying lipstick cases to leading an elite firearm squad, the role of women in the police force has dramatically evolved over the last 100 years.

Easter Sunday is the most important day in the Christian calendar when parishioners celebrate the resurrection of Jesus when he rose from the dead after being crucified to death.

There are some new kids on the block at Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning.

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.

Drivers should take extra care on the roads tonight after the Met Office has warned that there is an increased risk of ice.

If you think being a woman in 2018 is wearisome (juggling work and family, trying to afford your own home or contending with all the questionable messages from Tinder matches) then spare a thought for all those who have gone before you.

Netball has come a long way from just being played with orange balls on gravely school playgrounds – although it is still a great place to start.

A man who is wanted in connection with nine burglaries was arrested in a police raid after he jumped from an upstairs window.

Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium closed to the public this week after it failed a fire safety exercise.

Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium has closed to the public after it failed a fire safety exercise.

The North East London NHS Treatment Centre is asking male residents to “go nuts” this November.

An aerosol can exploded like a “mini-bomb” at a house fire in Upminster last night.

Investigations into a possible “arson attack” are underway, after two cars and one van was alight in Hornchurch yesterday, (Sunday October 15).

In homage to her “role model” mum Ann, who died four years ago, a former hairdresser plucked up the courage to fulfil her dream of becoming a carer.

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