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Josh, aged 13, of Collier Row, has once again made it through to the regional final of Open Mic UK and will be performing this weekend at Dingwalls in Camden.

Collier Row teen reaches regional final of Open Mic UK

A teen rock star has made it through to the regional finals of a national singing competition for the second time.

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Police want information about these men

Men wanted over Rainham bookies burglary

Police are appealing for information about these two men wanted for questioning in connection with a betting shop burglary.

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Lura Pacheco was sentenced at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on Friday, September 19.

Fine for Dagenham mum who forged daughter’s school application

A Dagenham mum-of-two is one of the first to be prosecuted for “education tourism” after she forged documents to get her daughter into a Havering school.

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How do you think Abellio Greater Anglia performs?

Poll: Are you satisfied with how Greater Anglia deals with rail disruption?

Rail users are dissatisfied with the information provided by train companies when services are delayed and cancelled, according to new research.

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Cllr Clarence Barrett

Opposition leader resigns to head up new coalition party in Havering Town Hall

The leader of the Havering Residents’ Association has resigned from post and party and will lead an eight-strong team into a coalition with the Conservatives, creating an overall majority in the process.

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Update: Police hunting for Romford rape suspect

Specialist officers are on the hunt for a man in connection with a rape in Romford on Saturday morning.

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Gary Grimstead on his empty drive where his Range Rover was stolen from

East London criminal gang steal Havering 4x4s using iPads

A criminal gang is stealing high-value 4x4s using laptops and iPads to break into them remotely before making a rapid getaway.

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West Ham at the Olympic Stadium

West Ham’s new stadium takes another step forward

The Hammers have announced that they have already sold a third of their executive boxes at the Olympic Stadium as the transformation continues

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Brian Clark with Faith Eng a student working as a tour guide in the Grade 1 listed mansion house Bower House in Havering-atte-Bower which opened as part of the open house event

(pictures by: Ellie Hoskins)

Romford pictures: Havering’s hidden gems open their doors

The doors of 18 of Havering’s most fascinating buildings swung open to reveal their secrets to the public this weekend.

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3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Club news: 3rd Gidea Park Scouts return from their summer camp in Snowdonia

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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