The number of people in Havering living with diabetes has decreased in the past year despite Type 2 increasing across the country.

It’s a dream for many women to be asked if they and their daughter are sisters and for one woman that happens nearly every day.

Plans which proposed demolishing a school and replacing it with four houses and six flats has been rejected by Havering Council today (Monday).

Two friends are holding a charity fun day after they both lost relatives to long term illnesses.

A group of students have just returned from the trip of a lifetime after fundraising for two years to pay for it.

A woman is cycling 60 miles to Brighton from London in aid of her stepdaughter who suffers from a rare genetic cancer.

Eyewitnesses described seeing a “ball of fire” or a “ball of lightning” hit a house in Hornchurch, last week.

Thousands of students across Havering are preparing for their next steps after discovering their GCSE results this morning (Thurs).

Gallery: Pictures: Havering’s GCSE results

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Students across Havering have been nervously opening envelopes this morning to find out what the future holds for them as GCSE results were released.

The wait for GCSE results is finally over for anxious teenagers.

A lock up at a football ground was so badly burnt out last night that further investigations as to what caused it are unlikely to happen.

Boxing is one of the oldest sports in the world which tests the strength, speed and stamina of competitors.

The family of a hit-and-run victim who died last week have described him as a sincere and loving person.

When a single mum-of-five caught pneumonia earlier this year she didn’t realise it would save her life.

A postman is sending a message that he is king of the tribute acts when he take part in an impersonator competition.

The summer is upon us and this is the time of year people want to make the most of the nice weather and get in shape.

Police have named the victim of Hornchurch hit-and-run as 58-year-old Derek Bernstein.

A widow has spoken of her outrage after flowers paying tribute to her husband who died of a heart attack were removed from a train platform.

A man in his fifties died early this morning after being struck by a vehicle in Hornchurch.

The Metropolitan Police have today introduced a new pilot scheme which requires new recruits to be able to speak and understand second languages.

“Striking is the only power we have as workers,” explained a London Underground train driver.

An application to build 396 homes has been submitted to the council ahead of the new housing zone in the south of the borough.

Havering has the second highest number of vehicles per household of all London boroughs – raising concerns about levels of air pollution.

A grieving mother has paid tribute to her daughter, a hardworking and devoted custody officer, who died after she was assaulted outside a court earlier this month.

A beauty salon has been forced to cancel appointments and reschedule events after an audacious burglary last weekend which saw more than £10,000 worth of stock stolen.

Police have revealed descriptions of the four men who attempted to abduct a schoolgirl in Harold Hill on Wednesday morning.

Schools have warned parents to be vigilant after an attempted abduction of a school girl on Wednesday morning.

A special day for some new parents was made even more momentous when they realised another family was celebrating the same event at the same time.

A vulnerable man has been missing for five days.

A man who died in a “devastating” crash has been named as Hassan Sheikh.


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

Lisa and Jennie are cousins who grew up in the borough. Their grandmother, ‘Nanny Fish’ was a huge part of their lives, and while she had dementia and increasing needs, she really benefited from having care in her nephew’s loving home. This experience was the inspiration for Lisa and Jennie to set-up their own home care service.

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