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Yesterday, 15:27

An “extremely violent” career criminal has been jailed for five years for robbing two stores while on licence.

Yesterday, 13:03
More than 400 houses in Hornchurch experienced a power cut in the early hours of the morning

More than 400 homes suffered a power cut in the early hours of the morning after a fault to an underground cable.

Yesterday, 09:12
The man was impaled on railings of Central Park. Picture: Google Maps

A “lucky” man was rescued after becoming impaled on park railings through the top of his arm last night.

Yesterday, 08:12
Dr Kieran McCafferty and Julie Crick

A West Ham fan who had a successful kidney transplant has raised funds for hospital equipment by creating a football betting syndicate.

Tue, 16:56
Mayor Brian Eagling opens  the new refurbished McDonalds in South Street

Fast food fans in Romford rejoice - McDonalds in South Street has reopened – and its got futuristic.

Tue, 15:19
Andrew Rosindell with a penguin

Andrew Rosindell chose to celebrate 25 years of public services with a “star-studded” knees up at London Zoo.

Tue, 13:46
Cllr Osman Dervish

Scammers are targeting the borough’s residents demanding £65 to release money owed in historic poll tax backlog.

Sport

Yesterday, 20:01

Home start to National League season

Yesterday, 18:40
Romford's Dave Ajumobi (1) represented Great Britain with the Midnight Madness team in Germany this month

Leopards ace helps squad reach GRC final

Yesterday, 12:47
Midnight Madness is coming to London in August (pic: Graham Hodges)

Defensive ace added to roster

Yesterday, 10:00
Daggers manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers manager relatively pleased despite friendly loss at Braintree

Yesterday, 09:51
Former Leopard Rob Gilchrist in action for GB against New Zealand (pic: Graham Hodges)

Surprise debut for Gilchrist

Yesterday, 09:00
Shaun Tait is congratulated by Essex team-mates James Foster and Ryan ten Doeschate after taking a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

County look to build on positive result against Lancashire by defeating Warwickshire today

Yesterday, 08:25
Hornchurch's George Purcell (pic: Mark Hodsman/TGSPHOTO).

Hornchurch 0 Luton Town XI 2

Entertainment

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Peering up at the dark, twinkling sky, a 10-year-old Peter Morris did not know what life had in store for him.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Singer-songwriter Annie May Adams, from Romford. Picture: Julie Atkins

A single event can change the course of the rest of your life.

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Queen's Theatre is running a series of events for children this summer holiday. Picture: Queen's Theatre

For youngsters, there is perhaps no better sound than the bell which signals the start of the long summer holidays.

Friday, July 17, 2015
Sammi Jo Evans

Voting has opened in this year’s Summer of Sound competition and hopefuls are competing to win a chance to perform in front of thousands at Romford’s Christmas light switch on this November.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Youngsters will be performing the Broadway hit, Seussical, based on the books and characters of Dr Seuss, at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch this weekend

A promise of an amazing colourful production which will leave anyone with a skip in their step awaits those who wish to see the latest show to hit the stage of the Queen’s Theatre.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Lisa Mills.

Self proclaimed “Southern girl” Lisa Mills will give the Fairkytes Arts Centre, in Hornchurch, one of the first outings of her fascinating new album.

Friday, June 26, 2015
The cast of Romford Summer Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost, to be staged in Raphael Park.

The challenge for any director taking on one of William Shakespeare’s great works is re-imagining a text which has been read, absorbed and performed an infinite number of times.

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