Greggs has announced that it will be opening a brand new store just a few doors down from Upminster train station.

Members of the 65 heavy group are going to cycle from London to paris to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation and Saint Francis Hospice, but first they are going to attempt to squat their way into the Guinness Book of World Records and raise money for the two charities.

Multi-million pound redevelopment works at Romford Greyhound Stadium have began and are expected to be completed by Christmas.

Parents, teachers and pupils from Harrow Lodge Primary School are trying to raise £100,000 to make their dreams come true of having a brand new playground.

The man who was shot dead by police in Collier Row last week has been named by police investigators.

Police believe that a man from Bristol who has been missing since last Thursday is believed to be in the Romford area.

A Romford actor has directed, written and starred in his first horror movie alongside stars from Skins, Coronation Street, Eastenders and even a Love Island contestant.

An 86-year-old woman from Romford is angry with the council after she was given a parking ticket while attending her brother-in-laws funeral.

“If we do stay up I guarantee I’l be buying Steve McQueen Escape to Victory t-shirts and we’l be wearing them in the warm up.”

A man was arrested after he was heard shouting abusive language and racial slurs at people in Romford town centre.

A McDonalds doorman has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after an incident at the fast-food restaurant in Romford town centre.

Romford lifted themselves off the bottom of the Bostik Football League North Division with a hard fought point against promotion hopefuls Potters Bar Town.

Last night Recorder readers got the chance to ask local election candidates their burning questions, and now you can let us know who you think came out on top.

Police have launched an appeal after a teenager with links to Romford went missing from his home more than two weeks ago.

The dedication and hard work of volunteers, charity workers and community champions in the borough was celebrated at the Mayor’s Civic Awards, held at Havering Town Hall.

A 16-year-old has been arrested after he was caught joyriding a pensioner’s scooter in Hornchurch.

CCTV footage has emerged that shows a man walking through Collier Row with a gun minutes before he was shot dead by police.

The RSPCA put a deer down in Harold Hill but then left it in a resident’s garden for three days.

Police investigators have confirmed that the man who was shot dead yesterday by police in Collier Row was carrying a gun.

The Recorder was live at the scene in Collier Row this morning after a man was shot dead by police.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has said the shooting in Collier Row this morning was “an attack on our community”.

The first photos from the scene of the shooting in Collier Row have shown a police cordon in place at a garage on Collier Row Road.

Havering residents are among many across the country remembering and paying tribute to former darts world champion Eric Bristow, who used to own a pub in Collier Row.

A man has donated £300 after hearing that a charity tin was stolen from a shop in Hornchurch.

Queen’s Hospital in Romford has been chosen as one of the NHS’s new ‘one stop shops’ designed to speed-up cancer diagnosis.

A “heartless” thief stole a charity tin from a fish and chip shop that was raising money for a three-year-old girl from Hornchurch with a rare form of cancer.

Police would like to speak to three men about a violent robbery at Romford train station.

Police were called to a Rainham pub on Monday after a fight broke out between two customers.

Heaton residents have been warned after a bogus tradesman claiming to fix residents’ toilets has been reported to the police.

Two teenagers have been arrested for carrying large knives and cannabis outside of Romford train station.


Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

NC Construction Services Ltd, based in Hornchurch, is branching out into the residential home improvement sector, in response to numerous enquiries from potential clients looking to add space and value to their property.

New Peugeot 208 Allure Premium offers improved spec on regular model

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