People from all across Havering came to Romford on Saturday to celebrate and pay their respects to the men and women that fight to keep our country safe.

Four friends who share a love of golf completed 72 holes on the hottest day of the year to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Crowds clapped and cheered on our local armed forces this morning in appreciation of the sacrifices they have made protecting our country.

Sitting down to write my first column for the Recorder as Hornchurch & Upminster’s new MP, I realise this is one of the first opportunities I have had properly to reflect on the whirlwind of the past seven weeks.

A seven-year-old boy has set himself the fundraising challenge of running four laps of St Andrew’s Park to support premature babies.

A man has been handed a suspended 18 month prison sentence for taking six indecent images of children under 12 on his mobile phone.

Start-up companies and entrepreneurs have a new home in Havering after the CEME Launchpad Centre officially opened on Monday.

A dozen children have become the latest batch of boxers to graduate from The Art of Boxing’s 12 week programme.

A Collier row resident has been fined nearly £1,000 by the council for ignoring warnings ordering him to clean his front and back gardens.

A man convicted of manslaughter left messages on an answering machine saying he was going to “kill” and “bury” his victim.

Staff at a care home in Rainham have been celebrating after receiving a “good” rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

A garrison of stormtroopers clad in their iconic armour will take over Brookside Theatre next month for a special Star Wars event.

A group of friends may not have set a world record in their skydiving attempt but they will always be superheroes in one sick little boy’s eyes.

Holy Cross Church held a launch event on Sunday, June 18, to celebrate an upcoming exhibition about a popular artist who was killed in the First World War.

The deputy leader of the council has said ‘we remain united’ in Havering and London following the terror attack in Finsbury Park.

The council has reassured residents living in high rise flats that fire assessments taking place during the next fortnight are pre-planned and not because of safety concerns.

Two women are in hospital after being shot in a drive by shooting in Romford last night.

Commuters face a chaotic journey home this evening as a number of services have been cancelled due to damage to the overhead electric wires between Stratford and Ilford.

With the mercury reaching the low 30s over the weekend and expected to remain high throughout the week people will be looking for ways to keep cool.

An exhibition celebrating the work of an artist who died in WWI launches on Sunday at Holy Cross Church.

A greyhound has proved it’s never too late for a change of career as he has swapped his racing vest for a therapy jacket.

Four brave fundraisers will be leaping from dizzying heights tomorrow in an attempt to set a new world record in support their friend’s terminally ill son.

At this time of year The Manor nature reserve is full of beautiful wildlife and blooming flowers but in the past week you may have spotted a number of fairies across Dagnam Park.

A broken down freight train at Romford station has led to cancellations and disruption to a number of services this evening.

Kelvedon Hall’s history stretches all the way back to the Domesday Book and a new festival within its grounds hopes to become just as significant for years to come.

An Oxford University hopeful will be living in America this summer after being selected to be a UK ambassador for the Hummer Tuttle Foundation and Windsor Fellowship’s UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme.

The deputy manager of Romford club Fiction has won an award for his contribution to the venue’s success.

Don’t miss chance to put your questions to the Parliamentary candidates for Hornchurch and Upminster this evening as the Recorder is hosting the second of three hustings.

David Bowie is one of the most revered solo musicians of all time but a new documentary from a Hornchurch academic shines a light on one of the unsung heroes behind the starman’s success.

Don’t miss chance to put your questions to the Parliamentary candidates for Romford this evening as the Recorder is hosting the first of three hustings.

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