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Rom Valley Way Car Park in Romford

Supermarket chain Morrisons has confirmed that it has sold the car park site opposite Queen’s Hospital to a global real estate company.

Fire engine at Hornchurch Fire Station

Three men have been convicted for their involvement in the theft of fire-fighting equipment worth over £100,000 from fire stations in the borough and across London.

Yesterday, 14:50
Havering school students receiving their GCSE results. Sanders School students jumping for joy

With minds racing and nerves building, students across the borough returned to their schools yesterday (Thursday) in trepidation.

Yesterday, 13:53
A 93-year-old is re-united with the very crash-tender vehicle he drove at RAF Hornchurch.

A unique ‘living museum’ booth is coming to the one of the borough’s parks giving people the chance to share their memories of the area.

Yesterday, 13:03
The Havering Show on Sunday

The Havering Show takes place this weekend and to ensure you are fully prepared for it, we’ve got a three-page guide in today’s Recorder featuring stage times and travel info.

Yesterday, 13:00
An artist inmpression of what the Premier Inn hotel in Market Place, Romford, could have looked like Credit:NewRiver Retail

Plans for a new hotel in Romford town centre have been refused at a council meeting last night because of the proposed building’s visual impact on the conservation area.

Yesterday, 12:16
A branch of John Lewis in London, as the boss of department store warned that the plunge in sterling could become a problem for the chain. Picture: Dominic Lipinksi

A campaign has been launched to replace BHS in The Liberty with a branch of John Lewis

Yesterday, 10:37
Team GB squad group as they arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5. (PA/Steve Parsons)

As Britain continues to bask in the glory of finishing second place in the Rio Olympics medal table we’ve created of a list of sports clubs in Havering for those that want to emulate this summer’s sporting heroics.

Yesterday, 10:09
There is a 18 per cent pay gap between men and women's wages, which increases by 12 years after the birth of a first child. Picture Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Research showing women earn 18 per cent less than men on average has been called a “stark inequality” by a Havering organisation.

Sport

Yesterday, 22:13
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Coventry Bees 57 Lakeside Hammers 33

Yesterday, 17:30
Paul Benson congratulates Craig Robson after scoring for Dagenham & Redbridge at Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers attacker knows Robins will provide stern opposition

Yesterday, 16:00
Hornchurch captain Roy Smith tries to rouse his troops (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Hornchurch captain desperate to end rotten run

Yesterday, 15:00
Upminster captain Alan Ison in the field. Pic: GAVIN ELLIS/TGS PHOTO

Captain wants success to be only the start of good times at club

Yesterday, 14:00
Harold Wood skipper Richard Brabner celebrates a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Battle to go up now between Wood and Southend

Yesterday, 13:00
Gidea Park & Romford skipper Jamal Francis (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Park all-rounder hopes squad can handle pressure better

Yesterday, 12:30
Dagenham & Redbridge centre-back Craig Robson heads the ball towards goal at Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss fully focussed on visit of Robins, but knows he may have to make changes for trip to U’s two days later

Yesterday, 12:00
Three Havering youngsters represented England under-15s at the European Junior Touch Rugby Championships in Holland

Trio impress at European Junior Touch Rugby Championships

Entertainment

Yesterday, 13:03
The Havering Show on Sunday

The Havering Show takes place this weekend and to ensure you are fully prepared for it, we’ve got a three-page guide in today’s Recorder featuring stage times and travel info.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Aaron Floyd performing at the Romford Christmas light switch on November 2015.

In just a week’s time, attractions for all ages will feature at this year’s free Havering Show, aimed at making sure families have plenty of fun.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Flight lieutenant Eric Lock, top-scoring ace of the Battle of Britain with Hornchurch's No.41 Squadron.

They say every street has a story to tell and a rich, proud, fascinating and sometimes moving history lies behind some of those situated across the borough.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Singer Jocelyn Brown at the Music of the Millemium show, at Elstree Studio in London. Photo: Rebecca Naden/PA Archive/PA Images

She’s a veteran singer who has worked with the world’s best known stars including Michael Jackson, Roberta Flack, Culture Club and Bette Midler to name a few.

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Bukky Oranit

The finalists of this year’s Summer of Sound talent competition will battle it out on Saturday to be crowned the winner.

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Sarah Dorsett as Mari, Becky O’Brien as Little Voice and Jai Sepple as Ray Say

A savage black comedy-drama with endearing characters battling life challenges is coming to the stage of Brookside Theatre.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Queen's Theatre promoting its new musical Made in Dagenham. (Left to right) Wendy Morgan, Angela Bain, Sophie-May Feek, Sioned Saunders, original strikers Eileen Pullen and Gwen Davis, Sarah Scowen, Daniella Bowen, Elizabeth Rowe and Martina Isibor. Picture: Mark Sepple

A musical paying homage to an inspirational group of women whose actions paved the way to equal pay and working conditions for both sexes is returning to its east London roots.

Saturday, July 2, 2016
Shaye Temple, 9, is playing young Nala in Disney's Lion King show

A promising nine-year-old actress has joined the cast of the Lion King production as the young lion Nala.

Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Revolvers' show  Let's do it Again is a tribute show to the music of the sixties

A journey into one of the most creative musical decades will immerse audiences on a high-energy trip back into the sixties.

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