Hundreds of people enjoyed the festivities as St George’s Day was celebrated across the borough.

Residents of Dovers Farm Estate celebrated St George’s Day with a number of activities for the whole community to enjoy.

An award-winning saxophonist who has worked with some of the biggest players in jazz brings his quartet to Queen’s Theatre next week.

As London is faced with a housing crisis the issue of homelessness has become more prominent across the city.

Members of the Havering Stroke Association were put through their paces on Wednesday as they participated in a fitness session which blends dance with martial arts.

Last month a fresh batch of cadets received their berets at an enrolment parade at Drapers’ Academy, Settle Road, Harold Hill.

A new railway station will open in Havering on Monday. No, it’s not Crossrail, it’s on the borough’s miniature railway.

Primary school pupils will not be going hungry over the holidays as they were given dozens of chocolate Easter eggs from a couple of local businesses.

Council staff and local volunteers will team up for a clean up event in Hornchurch later this month.

A leading clean air campaigner has warned parents about the invisible danger that pollution poses to small children.

Dozens of swimmers joined forces over the weekend to take part in the world’s biggest charity swim and to raise money for charity.

Dog lovers worried about their hound’s health and safety can get their pets checked and micro-chipped for free at a special event later this month.

Havering Council’s public space protection order (PSPO) scheme around four schools has been nominated for an award.

The Inner Wheel District 24 was set up 43 years ago and incorporates Havering, Essex and a little bit of Hertfordshire.

Liam Grundy may not be the first name that pops into your head when you think of rock ‘n’ roll or country music but his love of the genres has seen him work with some of the most iconic musicians in the industry.

A charity which offers haircuts for homeless people to help boost their confidence has received a £46,000 grant after being selected as one of the winners of a national competition.

The police have increased patrols in Harold Hill in response to a series of vandalism incidents that has cost residents thousands of pounds in damage.

Noel Coward wrote some of the most popular British plays of the 20th century and now audiences will get to know a bit more about the man behind the words when a new musical comedy comes to Brookside Theatre on Friday.

A man and a five-year-old child were found wandering in the middle of the night near the M25 in Havering following a car crash over the weekend.

A new bereavement centre will provide a better and more compassionate service for families who have recently lost a loved one.

Thousands of people will flock to the capital to take part in the London Marathon and among their number will be several members of the Havering 90 Joggers (H90).

Five years ago 47-year-old Ian Ayris was coming home from the supermarket with his children when a voice popped into his head.

A group of young boxers were given a special talk by Havering’s London Assembly member Keith Prince to celebrate the end of their 12 week boxing programme.

A practitioner of an ancient Himalayan art gave the borough’s first singing bowls demonstration.

A pre-school is having its garden redesigned complete with a Gruffalo path thanks to a £7,500 grant from Tesco’s Bags for Life scheme.

A gang of vandals has been slashing car tyres along whole streets, leaving hard working families with bills into the thousands.

A talented young performer has made it all the way to the grand finals of a singing competition after taking the stage of a sold-out theatre in Leicester Square by storm.

Mother’s Day is meant to be a celebratory occasion for the matriarchs in our families but it can be a sad day for those living on their own away from their families.

Pet lovers have a new port of call for when their animals are feeling paw-ly as a new veterinary surgery has opened following a £100,000 investment.

An annual Easter fun day in Collier Row will still go ahead despite the demolition of an old community centre.

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