Police, paramedics and firefighters flocked to Collier Row’s high street this evening (Wednesday, August 15) after a man was injured in an apparent acid attack.

More than 100 police officers are gathering in Elm Park in what is believed to be a ‘show of force’ this evening (August 15).

The results from the NHS GP Patient Survey have revealed what the best and worst surgeries in Havering are.

Police have said the thief has been conning senior citizens by saying that they dropped money on the floor.

The popular children’s centre has been open for 10 years but has now had to close.

An ‘old-fashioned conman’ who scammed vulnerable non-British shopkeepers out of more than £5,000 has been sent to prison.

Four engines and 25 firefighters have been called to the scene in Rainham.

Patsy has been missing since Monday and police and her family are concerned for her welfare.

Read the full breakdown of the cost of PSL housing over the last five years, after the Recorder submitted an FOI request.

The cafe owner has had complaints from customers saying that is is racist because of Union Jack and St George flags in their food.

After months of gathering evidence the council is hoping to present an injunction to the High Court at the end of the month.

TFL and Greater Anglia trains were cancelled following the incident this morning.

The video has been viewed nearly 100,000 times on Twitter.

The car hit the front of the shop breaking through the window, and fortunately their was no-one injured.

The police and the housing association that run the blocks of flats are investigating the allegations made by a number of residents.

A letter was sent to all parents at Broadford Primary School after a number of SATS results were annulled by the Standards and Teaching Agency.

The Recorder can exclusively reveal that the man who had been living in a gas cupboard in Harold Hill was a wanted prisoner.

Residents have been warned to keep away from the lake where thousands of dead fish have been found.

The Mayor of Havering will be taking part in a dog walk to raise money for his appeal.

The Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford is to host a special exhibition taking shoppers on a trip down memory lane.

Grants to the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch will be reviewed as part of a Havering Council bid to save money if plans for next year’s budget are approved.

Half of the winning couple of this year’s Love Island will be making a special guest appearance at a Romford nightclub.

He tricked his partner into thinking that he had won the raffle, but then gave him an even bigger suprise when he got down on one knee and asked him to marry him.

The mum of a three-year-old from Hornchurch has said there is still hope for her daughter after doctors found spots of cancer on her for the third time.

The two six bed houses, one in Widecombe Close, Harold Hill and the other in Park End Road, Romford will be redeveloped into either a residential care home and one for semi-independently living young people, or two homes for semi-independent young people.

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It’s the end of an era for a Romford nightclub after it closed it’s doors for the last time before undergoing a complete refurbishment.

The first ever Romford Pride will be taking over the town centre tomorrow, if you are going send your photos to

Our reporter Liam Coleman will be at The Britannia Cafe in Upminster Road South in Rainham next Friday.


“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

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