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A senior police officer has admitted mistakes made by the Met during the tri-borough merger have caused response times in Havering to plummet.

Turn the clocks back and indulge in music that four friends made which changed the world.

Primary school pupils had a fun time during a week dedicated to learning about the importance of maths.

Children were given the chance to sit behind the wheel of a police car at an action packed annual school fete.

There were smiles all round as teachers held with pride trophies their school had won at an awards event.

A manager was left broken hearted when she arrived at work to find her children’s charity shop had been hit by vandals.

A charity fundraiser is offering the chance to win a photo and shirt signed by World Cup winning footballers Sir Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters MBE.

People are being urged to help a children’s hospice raise cash to help support its work in providing care for terminally ill children.

The father of a man found crushed in a cement mixer 13 years ago, will be awarded damages after the High Court ruled the police had breached Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready for a whole lot of shaking at Queens’s Theatre.

Peering up at the dark, twinkling sky, a 10-year-old Peter Morris did not know what life had in store for him.

Patients are being recruited as “mystery shoppers” to ensure the improvement of services at Queen’s Hospital, Romford.

A driver who stabbed a man in the face after their vehicles nearly collided has been jailed for six years.

Former long-standing Romford Recorder editor Royston John Mills passed away, aged 80, on Monday after a long period of illness.

A “delightful bunch” of offenders renovated the offices of a children’s charity as part of a community reparation project.

People knew the invasion had started when they heard unusually heavy air activity from around dawn on D-Day.

A traveller who shot a former Team GB boxer and his brother during a row between two warring families was jailed for more than 16 years today.

TV personality Rylan Clark will in Romford next month to wave off hundreds of local women taking part in the Saint Francis Hospice 30th birthday Star Walk.

Londoners could face more Tube travel misery this bank holiday after union members threatened a “complete shut down” of the Underground with strike action.

A former restaurant boss and head chef denied serving food unfit for human consumption following the death of a mother-of-one from food poisoning.

Romford’s first elected local body took office in 1851.Called the Local Board of Health, its remit was to clean up the growing town.

Fundraisers and their canine companions stepped out on a windy day and have helped boost funds for patient care by joining Saint Francis Hospice’s sponsored dog walk.

In 1871 Henry Adams, 22, was living in Western Road, Romford, and working at the nearby Ind Coope brewery. Not surprising really – his father and two brothers 
already worked at Romford’s biggest employer.

An Old Bailey caseworker accused of murdering an elderly widow told a psychiatrist he killed her because she owed him £30, a court heard.

TfL has announced a plan detailing what Tube lines will be running during the RMT strike, starting tonight at 9.30pm for 48 hours.

Tonight is the anniversary of a tragedy that came to Romford and Hornchurch which left the local population shocked and horrified.

A pregnant mother-of-three with appendicitis died after a trainee surgeon mistakenly removed one of her healthy ovaries, a tribunal heard.

Talk of moats and we think of castles, drawbridges and portcullises, besieged by knights in armour with battering rams.

In 1881, Romford Brewery covered more than 20 acres of the town, and employed around 800 staff.

Tramps were a common sight, when I was a boy in Harold Park just after the War.

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