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Extraordinary council meeting passes controversial allowances motion

Havering Council tonight passed a controversial motion revising special responsibility allowances in the first full meeting of a new coalition administration.

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This is not the ufo spotted in Romford. Picture by Gerhard A. E. Uhlhorn from Flickr

‘Silver orb’ UFO spotted in Romford sky

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a UFO, according to one Romford resident.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson announces TFL's plans to improve the Gallows Corner junction by 2016.

London Mayor announces TFL’s Gallows Corner improvement plans to be completed by 2016

London Mayor Boris Johnson has confirmed that plans made by TFL to improve the Gallows Corner junction are due to be completed in two years time.

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Heavy police presence in Rush Green Road, Romford

Police block off Rush Green Road in Romford

Heavy police presence has led to one of Romford’s busiest roads being blocked off.

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Andrej Malinovskij is guilty of murder. Picture: Met Police

Killer employee caged for life for murdering Harold Hill’s Evaldas Svolkinas

A former employee of Harold Hill carpenter Evaldas Svolkinas has been jailed for life today after a jury found him guilty of murdering his boss over a cash dispute.

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Forensic experts examine the car for evidence

Body found in car in Gallows Corner, Romford

A man in his 50s was found dead in a vehicle in the car park of Gallows Corner Tesco, in Romford, in the early hours of this morning.

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Police foil bogus detective’s plan to con pensioner at Brentwood bank

A bogus detective’s ploy to scam a pensioner out of thousands was foiled by police.

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Matthew Hopkins (L-R) with the Patient transport team Julie Murphy, Alison Franklin, Wendy Curtis, Tracy Sellen, Dave Tong and Lisa Oldshaw. Picture: BHRUT

Havering patient transport staff drive home with award

In a world of saving lives using revolutionary care techniques, those who make sure patients arrive for their treatment in time can sometimes get overlooked.

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Daggers Christian Doidge heads in his first for the club against Luton Town (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Doidge disappointed despite first Daggers goal

Forward felt Wayne Burnett’s side were unlucky against Luton Town

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Olympic medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington joined pupils from schools across the borough at Hornchurch Sport Centre in a Born to Move exercise class as part of a Legacy Games Day put on by gym Everyone Active and Havering Council

Romford Pictures: Olympic star Rebecca Adlington teams with Havering schoolchildren

Gold medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington joined hundreds of schoolchildren to make an Olympic splash at an event in Hornchurch.

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Members of Studio One Artists Fred Praver, 82, Alec Tiffin, 85, Pauline Fynn, 68, and Maureen Heron, 70, at their exhibition at the Cafe Gallery in Queen's Theatre

Club News: Studio One Artists

Pauline Fynn talks about her group’s passion for painting and the theme of this year’s exhibition.

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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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