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Keith Prince

The Conservatives have retained the Havering and Redbridge seat of the Greater London Assembly (GLA) with a majority of less than one per cent.

Yesterday, 12:45
Denis O'Flynn

Labour candidate Denis O’Flynn has won the Heaton by-election, doubling the number of councillors the party has in Havering.

Yesterday, 17:31
Asset and energy support services group, Lakehouse, King George Close, Romford, was named Havering Business of the Year.

Businesses eyeing up award success can get a helping hand with their applications at free workshops.

Yesterday, 16:57
Queen's Hospital, Romford, where most of BHR's staff work

Caring for the sick and the dying is one of the most profoundly important aspects of healthcare.

Yesterday, 16:38
The government has abandoned plans to force all schools to become academies by 2022. Picture: PA/Barry Batchelor

Havering NUT secretary welcomed government’s climbdown on “stupid” plans to make all schools become academies by 2022.

Yesterday, 17:07
Mud runners from Next Step visiting First Step. Back row from left to right: First Step fundraising manager Michelle Mitchell and Next Step social workers Sheree Von-Claire and Amber Perchard join staff and friends of First Step for tea. Joined by former First-Stepper Scott Mills (far left) and his mum Linda Mills (third from left)

A fundraising duo preparing for a gruelling – and muddy – obstacle course stopped by the children’s charity they are supporting to meet staff and supporters.

Yesterday, 13:52
Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem)

Pollsters are tipping Labour’s Sadiq Khan to replace Boris Johnson as Mayor of London with more than 70 per cent of first preferences votes counted.

Yesterday, 13:19
Harold Hill mum Helena Stanley organises second-hand selling events. Photo: Helena Stanley

A first time mum found the cost of baby items so expensive she joined an organisation that specialises in organising second-hand selling events.

Yesterday, 11:51
Shaheed Forde-Bryan, 15, was last seen in Romford on April 17.

Police are appealing for help to find a 15-year-old Romford boy, who has been missing for nearly three weeks.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:00
Thomas McCurtains' camogie team celebrate winning the Tara 7s competition

A round-up of the latest new from the Thomas McCurtains club

Yesterday, 17:00
Upminster captain Alan Ison in batting action against Cockfosters (pic: Kevin Room).

Corbeys Tey outfit travel to Orsett before Royal London Club Championship fixture with local rivals Hornchurch on Sunday

Yesterday, 16:00
Harold Wood's Richard Brabner (pic: Graham Hodges)

Skipper Brabner knows opener will be a tough test

Yesterday, 15:00
The 2016 cricket season is underway (pic: Jonathan Brady/PA)

Harrow Lodge Park outfit will play first match in the top flight since 2005 and look to start strongly

Yesterday, 14:30
Boss John Still says Dagenham & Redbridge have a duty to take their team selection seriously at Bristol Rovers on Saturday (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss suggests he may return to more experienced line-up for trip to the Gas

Yesterday, 14:00
Jack Kliber of Shenfield attempts to stump Wanstead's Arfan Akram during their meeting in 2014 (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

After earning promotion back to the top flight, the Courage Playing Fields club face a tough first match

Yesterday, 13:00
London Raiders forward Seb Downing in action against Chelmsford in the play-offs (pic: John Scott)

Rookie forward doubles up for club

Yesterday, 11:00
Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad is looking forward to competing at the Copper Box (pic: Martin Rickett/PA)

Olympic medalist welcomes news of London date

Yesterday, 10:00
Jimmy Shepherd made his debut for Dagenham & Redbridge against Crawley Town on Saturday, seen here trying to get past Lyle Della Verde (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers defender feels he’s done enough to retain berth for Bristol trip

Entertainment

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.

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Lydia Lucy in the semi-final of The Voice last Saturday with Will.i.am and Lyrikal. Picture: BBC/Wall to Wall/Guy Levy

Lydia Lucy is hoping the support from her hometown will lead her to claim the crown in the final of The Voice tonight.

Monday, April 4, 2016
Lydia Lucy on The Voice UK

Cheers from fans, family and friends will welcome Lydia Lucy as she visits her hometown today.

Friday, April 1, 2016
West Ham United players Bobby Moore, Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst celebrate England's World Cup final success in 1966 (pic: PA)

This summer marks 50 years since England’s footballing heroes won the World Cup, author Ian Passingham reawakens the spirit of 66 in his new book

Friday, April 1, 2016
New Forest by local artists Brennan and Burch being installed

Romford town centre has been given a splash of colour in a transformation it has never seen before.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Singer-songwriter Carol Decker of pop band T'Pau, relaxing on a rare day off from touring the country. Photo: Carol Decker

With a smash hit song that stayed at the number one spot for five weeks, it’s easy to remember when flame-haired beauty Carol Decker burst onto the scene in 1987.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Drew-Levi Hunstman

A young actor and singer had landed himself one of the lead roles of the All or Nothing musical, featuring the delights of mod music.

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