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Yesterday, 17:27
The National Union of Tecahers has called for a one-day strike on Tuesday

Teachers in Havering could walk out of their classrooms next week after a union called for a strike action.

Yesterday, 16:15
A British Grenadier Guardsman keeping watch on No Man's Land as his comrades sleep in a captured German trench at Ovillers, near Albert, during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Picture: PA/EMPICS

Countries across the world are coming together tomorrow to commemorate the First World War’s bloodiest battle, which saw thousands of British men, young and old, killed and wounded – including some of Havering’s own.

Yesterday, 14:01
Havering CCG commissions care for Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford

The length of waiting times has seen Havering’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), put under the direct supervision of NHS England.

Yesterday, 12:26
Spelling Bee's Arbi Bytyqi and Matthew Harris with teacher Nicole Machin

Winning a national foreign language spelling bee won’t be as easy as ABC for three students.

Yesterday, 07:00
A huge fly tip has been dumped in Little Gerpins Lane

A fly tip that will cost £10,000 to remove has been dumped on the borough’s country roads for the second time this year.

Wed, 16:28
Paul Allen (first on the right) parading through Romford on Armed Forces Day

A war veteran who travelled from Hertfordshire to take part in the Armed Forces Day celebrations has been left “devastated” by a parking ticket issued to him.

Wed, 16:21
Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia at The Oaks Nursing Home in Upminster, with exhibits such as a wind-up gramophone, and a gas mask from the Second World war.
Edna Dove, age92

Elderly residents of a care home were taken on a fun trip back in time when Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia visited with items from yesteryear.

Wed, 16:15
Pupils take part in Havering's Junior Citizen scheme

More than 1,400 pupils from year six classes have been learning to protect themselves from knife crime, drugs, and other potential dangers.

Wed, 15:55
Dillon Farrey (6) from Romford has fun doing half term craft sessions at Lakeside

X Factor finalists Reggie N Bollie perform as part of the Everyone’s Invited party at intu Lakeside in Chafford Hundred this weekend (July 2-3).

Sport

Yesterday, 17:19
Richard Brabner of Harold Wood celebrates a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Skipper pleased new face has hit ground running

Yesterday, 16:30
West Ham captain Mark Noble faces the camera with supporters at the new club store at the Olympic Park (whufc.com)

New Stadium Store at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is impressive and shows Premier League club are moving on to the next level

Yesterday, 15:00
West Ham and England legend Bobby Moore has been selected as one of the first inductees of the world’s first Football Walk of Fame at the National Football Museum (pic: Jason Lock).

Director of the National Football Museum delighted to honour former England skipper Moore and heroes from past and present

Yesterday, 13:27
Essex's Kishen Velani walks off after being caught by Surrey's Tom Curran 
(pic: Empics)

Hosts unveil 14-man squad for game at ECG

Yesterday, 13:03
England spinner Moeen Ali at an ECB Open Day last year (pic: Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Local side to welcome public to Central Park in July

Yesterday, 13:00
Alan Ison in batting action for Upminster at Woodford Wells (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Captain preparing for three games in three days and reflects on defeat to Premier Division champions Chelmsford

Yesterday, 09:30
West Ham captain Mark Noble (left) cuts the ribbon at the new Stadium Store alongside Josh Cullen (pic: WHUFC).

After featuring in Europa League and doing well at Bradford City on loan, 20-year-old is excited about upcoming campaign

Wed, 17:30
Dagenham & Redbridge have confirmed they received offers of investment from three parties (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Group hope to meet with members on same night they are due to meet fellow would-be investor Glenn Tamplin

Entertainment

Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Revolvers' show  Let's do it Again is a tribute show to the music of the sixties

A journey into one of the most creative musical decades will immerse audiences on a high-energy trip back into the sixties.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Artists getting to the task of bringing art creations to life. Photo: Christine Santa-Ana

A team of creative minds are on a mission to transform a town centre for good.

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Left to right: Actors Charlie Borg and Jai Sepple

“I wish I were big” were the words that changed everything in hit 80s movie Big and theatre-goers will be able to follow what happens next as the musical adaptation makes its way to the Brookside Theatre.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
A scene from Death Walks, filmed at The Mercury Mall

Scenes of horror and suspense have emerged from Romford’s Mercury Mall following a zombie invasion.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Summer of Sound judging panel

Celebrity guests judged the first round this year’s Summer of Sound competition which offers contestants the chance to sing live at major public events and record a single.

Sunday, May 8, 2016
Laila the Musical

It’s a familiar tale - two star-crossed lovers are thwarted in their pursuit of happiness by their feuding families.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Christopher Biggins and Russell Kane congratulate Nichola McAuliffe

The stars of the stage were out in force on Monday night when the curtain rose on Queen’s Theatre’s latest comedy offering.

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Promoters are hoping to get the likes of Madness to Romford to perform live

A bid to put local talent centre stage and preserve Romford’s live music culture has been given an injection of life.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Lydia Lucy in the final of The Voice Picture: BBC/Wall To Wall/Guy Levy

It is not the end for The Voice finalist Lydia Lucy as she is set to perform alongside her mentor Will.i.am in concert.

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