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Sam Bartlett with his nieces

A new exercise club is encouraging families to exercise together to improve the nations health.

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Stand up at the Comedy Club 4 Kids

What’s happening in Havering this half-term

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A community psychiatric nurse has been suspended from working for a year after she accessed medical records without clinical justification and acted aggressively in front of a patient.

Yesterday, 15:00
Sanders School pupil, Mark Trew, has been chosen to take part in a film promoting a mentoring scheme. Photo: Stacey Kyraciou/Sanders School

Eight teenagers are taking part in a one-of-a-kind mentoring scheme that gives them the opportunity to mentor nursery children to develop self-esteem and confidence.

Yesterday, 12:00
Left to right: Actors Charlie Borg and Jai Sepple

“I wish I were big” were the words that changed everything in hit 80s movie Big and theatre-goers will be able to follow what happens next as the musical adaptation makes its way to the Brookside Theatre.

Yesterday, 10:00
Roxana received plaque certifying her IQ results from the mayor

An 11-year-old girl has been awarded membership to an exclusive society, reserved for people with the highest IQs in the country.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
John Brouder, NELFT NHS Foundation Trust chief executive

A £12m grant is set to train talented graduates as social workers to help people living with mental health conditions.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Tower blocks, Napier and New Plynouth house

The “forgotten flats of the Mardyke Estate” could soon be demolished and replaced with modern, affordable housing.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Linda Borg, Maureen Ballard, Janet Abbott, Manvir Kaur and Charlotte Oxby

A retired district nurse will join hundreds of women for a moonlit walk through Romford to support a charity close to her heart.

Sport

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Essex's James Foster (pic: Empics)

Ten Doeschate and Foster help build big lead

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Arfan Akram has been in excellent form for Wanstead this season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Brentwood bow out after another loss to Colchester

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Lee Goodwin (centre) with his former Dagenham & Redbridge team mates at the Luton Town match last season (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Ex-Dagger pleased to team up with former colleagues to help raise funds for charity

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The 2016 cricket season is underway (pic: Jonathan Brady/PA)

Ardleigh Green held to a draw by Benfleet

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James Mowll in batting action for Hutton against Hainault (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Oakfield Parkonians well beaten in Essex League Division Two

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Gidea Park & Romford's Jamal Francis hits out (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Francis plays captain’s innings on the coast

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Upminster players celebrate the a wicket against Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Billericay’s Marchant in seventh heaven

Yesterday, 18:40
Nick Browne hits four runs for Essex (pic; Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Opening stand sets up chance of big total

Yesterday, 16:00
Suhaib Sarwar of Shenfield (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Brentwood beaten after batting collapse

Entertainment

Yesterday, 12:00
Left to right: Actors Charlie Borg and Jai Sepple

“I wish I were big” were the words that changed everything in hit 80s movie Big and theatre-goers will be able to follow what happens next as the musical adaptation makes its way to the Brookside Theatre.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
A scene from Death Walks, filmed at The Mercury Mall

Scenes of horror and suspense have emerged from Romford’s Mercury Mall following a zombie invasion.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Summer of Sound judging panel

Celebrity guests judged the first round this year’s Summer of Sound competition which offers contestants the chance to sing live at major public events and record a single.

Sunday, May 8, 2016
Laila the Musical

It’s a familiar tale - two star-crossed lovers are thwarted in their pursuit of happiness by their feuding families.

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.

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