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From supporting iconic acts like The Who and Tom Jones to violent clashes between Mods and Rockers, the life of Colin Stoddart was never boring.

Two 14-year-old girls have been left “traumatised” after police tasered one, and reportedly held down another, during an altercation in Harold Hill.

Tower Hamlets councillors are calling for a raft of documents relating to sexual abuse at St Leonard’s Children’s Home to be released to the public.

“St Leonard’s should have been idyllic,” says Paul Connolly, a resident of the former Hornchurch children’s home where sexual abuse was rife.

A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

Havering’s top police officer has highlighted drifting and moped enabled crime as areas where collaboration in the tri-borough unit has really helped.

A third paedophile has been convicted for historical child sexual abuse at a former Hornchurch children’s home in the 70s and 80s.

A march and rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E.

A former US Marine, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in Iraq, is “furious” after being kicked out of Tesco because of his assistance dog.

What sport significantly improves physical and mental health, saves the NHS millions and is available for people to do every day?

A man has been arrested after a reveller in Romford bar Missoula called police saying a car was parked outside the venue, alleging the occupants were armed.

The vast majority of hospice care takes place in the community – at homes and day centres – rather than in the hospice.

Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the burglary of precious family jewellery, including a 66-year-old engagement ring, in Rainham.

Emergency services have been called to South Street in Romford, after a bus and a car collided.

The East Area Command Unit (EACU) will be one of the first London police forces to use iPads and iPhones to record information from crime scenes.

Concerns have been raised over an “increasing number of serious incidents” at Havering’s NHS trust due to missed or delayed diagnoses for cancer.

A Rainham family have been left devastated after callous burglars stole the beautiful engagement ring given by granddad Walter to his wife 66 years ago.

Former Romford hairdresser and Love Island winner Kem Cetinay has been recognised by Britain’s Turkish Cypriot community.

Havering’s highest ranked police officer has admitted response times have not been good enough since the tri-borough merger, but believes the force have now corrected the structural errors.

There are severe delays on TfL Rail due to a broken down train at Chadwell Heath.

A Romford doctor charged with 118 sexual offences, including sexually assaulting a girl under 13 years old, has made his second court appearance.

The argument for closing the Accident and Emergency at King George Hospital in Goodmayes and switching services to Queen’s Hospital, Romford is in absolute tatters.

A new adaption of the side-splitting black comedy The Ladykillers is coming to Queen’s Theatre, written by the author 
of Father Ted and The IT Crowd.

It’s that time of year when a new cohort of late teens head off to university.

Air cadets from Havering and beyond held a special commemorative parade for the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on Sunday.

Havering’s brilliant young people have been rightly recognised at last night’s fantastic Jack Petchey Awards.

A Seven Kings doctor has spoken of her horror after she was told by police a man who hurled Islamophobic abuse at her would likely only receive a warning.

The black cab trade – a big employer within my constituency – has come under increasing pressures over recent years with the growth of popular private hire apps like Uber.

A young, up and coming grime artist from Harold Wood is going to release his second album, charting the “journey” he has been on.

Before his new show comes to Queen’s Theatre, outspoken restaurant critic Jay Rayner spoke to 
Ralph Blackburn about the point of eating with your hands and the beauty of stinky cheeses.

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