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Campaigners opposing plans to build a solar park on land next to a nature reserve will hold a protest before presenting a petition to councillors tonight (Wednesday).

In the sixties and seventies, snooker hall owner Richard Willis was a familiar sight in the pubs and clubs, spinning records under his stage name Richard Douglas.

As Romford’s festive ice rink opens today, we’ve compiled a handy list of all the information you need to enjoy skating this season.

The festive countdown will officially begin today as the town’s Christmas lights are switched on.

Tube staff have voted to go on strike in the lead-up to Christmas with millions of passengers facing potential travel chaos.

Budding young actor Baxter Willoughby is due to play a young Prince in a documentary next year.

Youngsters from Havering have been learning about the sacrifices of brave soldiers through an art trail.

Pippa the runaway pooch has been found following a week on the run after hundreds joined a search to find her.

Christmas lights will soon be switched on around the borough as the festive countdown begins.

Detectives investigating the murder of a man stabbed to death in the street have released CCTV footage of a car they want to trace.

Intrigue, romance and plenty of 1920s glamour are just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Theatre’s latest offering.

Get your best pyjamas on – it’s time for an extra long lie-in this Sunday.

Fireworks will be lighting up Havering’s skies next week – and we’ve rounded up some of the best events on offer in the borough this Guy Fawkes Night.

Peppa Pig and her little brother George paid a visit to the Brewery in Romford for half-term fun on Saturday.

Three new river crossings in East London have been given the green light by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

A third teenager has been charged after a 15-year-old boy was assaulted in Raphael Park, Romford.

A fifth man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody after an Elm Park man was stabbed to death.

A teenager has appeared in court over the death of doorman Ricky Hayden, who was attacked and killed outside his home.

A man seen putting his arm around a woman’s neck to stop her leaving his car, before driving off with the door open, is being sought by police.

Friends of a teenager who died after falling off a cliff held a rugby tournament in his memory.

Looking for a job in the construction sector? There are currently 12 vacancies being advertised in Romford on our sister site Jobs24.co.uk.

Renowned West End star Marti Webb said she is looking forward “immensely” to her first performance at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch.

Passengers have praised Abellio Greater Anglia staff as “very supportive” after a woman was hit by a train near Romford.

There was a buzz in the air at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre yesterday as youngsters learnt how to look after bees and their habitat.

An industrial dispute doesn’t sound like a great premise for a musical, but the story of the 1968 Ford machinists strike is bursting with drama, excitement, romance and plenty of laughs.

A children’s farm is hosting a fundraising day this weekend in aid of a poorly Shetland pony.

Day two of the Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

The Havering Show kicks off from 11am today at Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, with a line-up featuring something for everyone.

The Havering Show takes place this weekend and to ensure you are fully prepared for it, we’ve got a three-page guide in today’s Recorder featuring stage times and travel info.

A man is being sought after a 24-year-old was punched in the face by a stranger on the 174 bus.

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