55 minutes ago
Travel delays (credit: BBC/Google)

The A127 in Upminster is closed westbound at the junction of Hall Lane and there is queuing traffic London-bound between the M25 J29 junction and the Hall Lane junction, because of an accident.

59 minutes ago
Police were called to the Heath Park estate in Dagenham

There are severe delays on the A127 going westbound after an accident this morning.

Proposed solar panel farm locations in Dagnam Park Harold Hill and Gerpins Lane, Upminster

An animal welfare charity and environmental campaign group say they are “shocked” by the proposal to develop two solar parks.

18 minutes ago
Clocks go back on Sunday morning (PA Photo/Handout)

Get your best pyjamas on – it’s time for an extra long lie-in this Sunday.

Yesterday, 17:13
Aimee Sell pictured second on the left

A leading karate champion is opening a new club and launching her own academy.

Yesterday, 14:07
Broadford and Mead Primary School pupils being recognised for their achievements by TfL.

Environment-friendly pupils who took part in a TfL scheme about finding economical modes of transport to school, have been recognised for their achievement.

Yesterday, 11:55
Angela Llewellyn

After spending almost 25 years helping children to cross roads in all weathers, a lollipop lady is finally hanging up her high vis coat.

Yesterday, 11:29
Market Place, Romford.  Apple Day event. Event co-ordinator Ellie Gill demonstrates the art of Apple bobbing.

Shoppers were treated to some juicy activities to celebrate apple day.

Yesterday, 11:10
Sean Drew, 28,  was last seen at approximately  8pm on Sunday ,October 23, in the Rush Green area. Have you seen him? Picture: Met Police.

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man who frequents Romford.


Slaven Bilic at his Press Conference at Rush Green

Hammers manager Slaven Bilic is expecting a big London derby against the Blues

41 minutes ago
Corey Whitely of Dagenham & Redbridge is congratulated after scoring against Aldershot Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss overjoyed with how season is progression following Shots victory

West Ham legend Tony Cottee

Our West Ham columnist says the police must be there to protect supporters inside the London Stadium

Leon McKenzie netted a hat-trick in Hornchurch's win at Enfield Town (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Enfield Town 1 Hornchurch 4

Yesterday, 21:38
Corey Whitely of Dagenham & Redbridge and Idris Kanu of Aldershot Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 (Whitely 80) Aldershot Town 0

Yesterday, 19:00
NBA Crossover is a cultural exhibition in London displaying the convergence of the NBA and popular culture through the ages (pic: Pitch).

Steve Nash will make an appearance at free event in Shoreditch to show support for exhibition in partnership with NBA 2K17 and Foot Locker

Yesterday, 16:30
Fejiri Okenabirhie of Dagenham & Redbridge is treated against Macclesfield Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers winger picked up a nasty injury against Macclesfield Town at the weekend

Yesterday, 15:30
Paul Bradley in action for Romford & Gidea Park (pic: DNR Glover).

Steve Barfoot watches squad pick up a third consecutive victory at Crow Lane this season

Yesterday, 14:30
David Knight has been released by Hornchurch (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Jimmy McFarlane boost squad with arrival of former Grimsby Town ace, but bids farewell to ex-Thurrock forward


Mon, 17:12
File photo dated 31/12/15 of fireworks as a call to restrict the use of fireworks to certain times of the year is due to be debated in Parliament.

Fireworks will be lighting up Havering’s skies next week – and we’ve rounded up some of the best events on offer in the borough this Guy Fawkes Night.

Thursday, October 20, 2016
The girls on a saturday night out. Picture Mark Sepple.

Had enough of the Brexit debate, gorillas and 2016 in general?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Martina Cole at the Liberty shopping centre in Romford promoting The Good Life in 2014.

One of the UK’s best-loved crime writers will delight fans by signing copies of her new novel at a shopping centre on Saturday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Baxter Willoughby

After starring in dozens of commercials, working as a model and with 45 music video appearances under his belt, a 14-year-old has now turned his attention to television.

Sunday, October 9, 2016
The Garden - dementia friendly play Spare Tyre theatre company

An immersive performance into the secret world of a garden will take dementia suffers on a journey through the seasons.

Friday, October 7, 2016
Carmelo Luggeri playing guitar as Kiki Dee entertains an audience with her soulful voice.

She was set to take a Romford audience on a musical journey but renowned singer Kiki Dee, whose duet with legendary pop star Elton John has stood the test of time, has had to postpone her show.

Monday, October 3, 2016
Spirit medium Derek Acorah

The people of Romford might just get a chance to talk to the departed when Derek Acorah comes to town tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Robin Hooper plays Aylott and William Hoyland plays Cooper.	Picture: Mark Sepple

With an ageing population, getting older is a topic often discussed in terms of the economy and practicality.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Mike Hough during his X Factor audition. Picture: Syco/Thames/Dymond.

A singer who wowed Simon Cowell and his fellow judges on the X Factor has been thanking local people for their support.

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