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Veteran midwife Sheila Baldwin has helped plenty of babies into world but she is retiring from the NHS after 30 years of service.

A driver had a lucky escape in the early hours of Sunday morning when they walked away unscathed from a crash that had left their badly damaged car on its roof.

A youth charity which has been serving the community for more than 100 years has secured funding to build 100 new affordable homes.

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

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A heavy metal band from Romford is playing to defeat their competition and make a bigger name for themselves.

Yesterday, 22:27

Two men were shot and one stabbed at a private party in Romford in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Yesterday, 12:00

Judges from the prestigious annual London in Bloom competition have paid a visit to Havering.

Yesterday, 10:00

The borough’s most gifted young people were recognised for their hard work and talent with certificates and awards last week.

Sport

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Hornchurch cricket club round-up

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Daggers right-back battling to be fit to face Barrow on August 5 after breaking hand

Rain is only real winner from the weekend with Upminster and Ilford, among other clubs, left frustrated

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Pre-season friendly: VCD Athletic 1 Hornchurch 4

Natwest T20 Blast South Group: Glamorgan A Essex A

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Daggers boss keen to set record straight after rumours emerged in week of falling out with forward over possible transfer

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Friendly: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 (Bloomfield 79p) West Ham United XI 2 (Hector-Ingram 37, Kemp 89)

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Natwest T20 Blast South Group: Essex (129-3) beat Hampshire (124-9) by seven wickets

Entertainment

07:44

A heavy metal band from Romford is playing to defeat their competition and make a bigger name for themselves.

Friday, July 21, 2017

A charming musical about life, love – and tradition – in a Russian Jewish community wowed on its opening night.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

The Gruffalo has become one the most popular children’s books of all time and families can get to see the furry monster up close at Queen’s Theatre next month.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

There is nothing worse than finishing work, heading home with a grumbling stomach and realising that you have no food in the fridge, and have forgotten to defrost anything from the freezer.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

An acclaimed tale of life and love in 20th-century Tsarist Russia will light up the stage this summer.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The original Blues Brothers film developed a strong cult following among ‘80s audiences and gave many people their first taste of blues and soul music.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The universal themes of love and its complications are brought to life through interlocking plots in a new take on a classic comedic play, with relatable characters showing how love can make fools out of us all.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

A youth theatre which has nurtured hundreds of aspiring stars is gearing up for celebrations marking its quarter-century.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Music wafted through Langtons Gardens as 1,500 people enjoyed a summer concert yesterday (Sunday, June 11).

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