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St Nicholas Church held a memorial service to recognise the sacrifices made by those who fought in two key battles during the First World War.

A group of residents can take pride in their local surroundings once again after clearing their estate’s car park of overgrown wildlife.

Have you ever wondered what William Shakespeare’s plays were like during the Tudor times?

A middle-aged man was seen exposing himself in Harold Hill yesterday afternoon, Thursday, July 13.

A woman in her 30s has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision on the M25 between junction 29 and 30 in Havering.

An elderly man died yesterday afternoon after his car crashed into several other vehicles in Upminster.

Frustrated residents are calling for CCTV to be installed at a park in Harold Hill that has become blighted by vandalism and anti-social behaviour.

A youth group leader suffered multiple burns at Stubbers Adventure Centre after a gas camp stove he was operating caught fire.

Hundreds of women descended on Romford town centre on Saturday night for a “Star Walk” in support of Saint Francis Hospice (SFH).

Young disabled Londoners have been urged to make the most of a new multi-million pound programme which seeks help them gain employment.

A special workshop will be held next week for businesswoman and entrepreneurs who want to increase their online opportunities and digital skills.

Four young singers from Romford performed for crowds on Saturday as they launched their new single to raise money for Childline.

Arts Council England has awarded Engayne Primary School with a prestigious Artsmark Award for embracing art across the curriculum.

The Gruffalo has become one the most popular children’s books of all time and families can get to see the furry monster up close at Queen’s Theatre next month.

Young people in need of residential care will be able to stay locally after several north and east London boroughs were awarded £835k to be put towards a new initiative led by Havering Council.

It wasn’t your average school trip when one AS-level physics student gave her teacher an ultrasound scan during a tour around Queen’s Hospital’s radiology department.

Key Stage 2 results in Havering’s primary schools have increased by 10per cent (pc) from last year and are now higher than the national average.

An ongoing fire in Dennises Lane, South Ockendon, is causing smoke to billow out across Havering.

A number of stallholders are hoping more money will be invested in Romford Market after the council scrapped plans to build a £250,000 Market House restaurant.

A report into the quality of meals at Queen’s Hospital found relatives of patients “were not very happy with what was being served”.

Local start-ups and fledgling businesses were given the opportunity to impress the Duke of York with their presentation skills.

The original Blues Brothers film developed a strong cult following among ‘80s audiences and gave many people their first taste of blues and soul music.

Havering Council is asking for residents who have someone else’s child living at their home to contact them.

The public were treated to the first glimpse of the Essex Freemasons for more than 10 years as they paraded through Chelmsford to celebrate 300 years of the society.

A 52-year-old man from Romford has been arrested during raids into alleged fuel laundering.

Staff and students at a secondary school in Hornchurch have set themselves a new record after raising nearly £28,000 for charities.

With the London Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) calling for more elderly people to get a vaccine against the shingles one Havering nurse shares her experiences of treating the virus.

Havering residents aged between 70 and 80 are being urged to have vaccinations to protect against shingles - which is estimated to affect one in four people over the age of 70.

More than a hundred people enjoyed an evening of “good ole’ music” with the money raised going towards refurbishment works for two local churches.

A man who left voice mail messages threatening to “kill” his victim has been sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison.

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