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An original musical telling the story of how an American hero saved hundreds of school children during the Second World War will once again be performed in Romford.

The Dagenham and Rainham MP has praised the Mayor of London for confirming an investment of £49m will go into policing in the capital.

An invitation is being extended to residents across the borough to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service.

A 60s-themed show celebrating everything that is British will be taking centre stage at a Romford theatre.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this day 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

A touching musical comedy centred around the excitement of a royal wedding during 1940s Britain is making its way to the borough.

Young people will be campaigning to earn a role representing the borough as a member of Youth Parliament.

A former Olympic hurdler will be joining Dancing on Ice champion Ray Quinn at the official opening of the Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre in two weeks time.

A disabled charity is calling on fundraisers to take on its 2018 challenge to help make this year one to remember.

A police officer in the parks department has been presented with a prestigious award after helping to save a man’s life.

A mental health charity is delighted that it has won funding that will benefit the community.

A man has been taken to hospital after suffering from a stab wound to the arm.

Breaking News: Body found outside Harold Hill flats this morning

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A man’s body has been found outside a block of flats this morning.

An initiative which fines parents £100 for dangerous driving around schools could be extended.

Rail staff have shown their support for Havering Samaritans’ bid to turn “Blue Monday” into “Brew Monday”, by encouraging people to get together for a cup of tea and a chat.

A dinner lady is delighted to have been crowned the winner of a regional cooking competition with her healthy meals.

The Mayor of Havering’s Variety Show will take place this week to raise money for three worthy causes.

Romford’s MP is calling for the national anthem to be taught in schools across the country as part of the curriculum.

A 33-year-old woman is taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of a charity after a friend suffered a traumatic head injury.

The first mental health support group for new parents has launched in Havering.

A mum-of-two has been nominated for a national honour after founding a support group for parents of children with special needs.

A Dancing On Ice champion and former X Factor contestant will be gliding into the town centre next month to officially open the new leisure facility.

Police have launched an initiative to help tackle the rising number of burglaries and robberies across three boroughs.

Two police officers have been recommended for a commendation after they helped to save a man’s life after he suffered a stroke while driving.

Havering Council has launched its budget consultation, in a bid to understand residents’ views on some of the savings proposals that would impact them.

Weapons and explosives have been found at a derelict building after police executed a search warrant.

Residents and councillors are campaigning against a planning application to build homes on a plot of green belt land.

More than 700 violent crimes took place in Havering over a nine-month period where the victim and the suspect are related, FOI data reveals.

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