A show celebrating the “special” music of legendary soul and R&B singer Ben E King and The Drifters, is making its way to the borough.

The father of a 16-year-old who took his A-levels two years early, says he is extremely proud of his son’s achievements.

Students will be waking up this morning, both excited and nervous, to open their envelopes and find out what they achieved in their A-levels.

A proposal to ban buskers using amplified equipment and in turn forcing them out of the town centre, will not go ahead.

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

Volunteers are keeping children healthy and happy throughout the summer holidays while schools are closed, as part of a London-wide programme.

Determined to raise awareness of domestic abuse and the affects it can have on survivors, the founder of a dance theatre company is crowdfunding to take her eye-opening show on a UK tour.

A trial for a 45-year-old who has been accused of arson after a Ferrari parked on a drive was left “burnt out”, has been adjourned.

Police are appealing for witnesses with any information to contact them following a stabbing and shooting that took place after a party at an industrial site.

Residents have more opportunities to speak their minds on housing issues in the borough, as another three extra surgeries will be held this month.

Havering Council has launched its public consultation, asking for residents’ views on the draft Local Plan.

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

You don’t have to know your birdie from your bogey to enjoy a “hilarious farce” about a golf club, which is being premiered to a British audience for the first time.

The mum of a seven-year-old boy says it’s been like a “fairytale”, after raising more than £100,000 for a life-changing operation.

Neighbours have not only been selling and recycling goods, they have been getting to know each other as part of a community.

It has been announced today by online delivery service Just Eat, that Burger King now makes home deliveries from more than 50 restaurants nationwide - and two of them are in Havering.

A nine-year-old girl was delighted to be crowned the winner of a poster design competition, with her artwork now proudly hanging outside a station.

A patient who has raised hundreds of pounds for the borough’s NHS Trust’s charity, brought cakes in for staff who aided her recovery as a thank you.

Hundreds of families flocked to a park at the weekend with their four-legged friends for this year’s Paws in the Park Dog Show.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a cyclist was seriously injured following a collision.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell’s beloved dog and “wonderful companion” Buster has died after serving his community for more than a decade.

When a young woman saw her mum’s reaction to the heartbreaking news that her only daughter had just “two months to live”, she knew it had gone too far.

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

This summer, residents will be encouraged to think about what they’re throwing away in a bid to not only save themselves money but to help tackle food waste in the borough.

Hundreds of guests were invited to enjoy the first ever Children in Care and Care Leavers Awards.

Cancer patients are happier with their care than previous years at the borough’s NHS trust, according to a survey.

“Common sense prevailed” in the eyes of the council leader, as cabinet members rejected a motion calling for Havering to leave the Greater London Authority (GLA).

The proposal for Havering to leave London will be discussed at tonight’s council meeting.

A public consultation has launched asking for residents’ views on closing roads around some of the borough’s most notorious fly-tipping hot spots.

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