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Georgina Hughes with her father's medals

First World War centenary: Tale of man who lay injured in No Man’s Land for two days to be told in new Havering exhibition

The tale of a man who lay ­severely injured in no man’s land for two days after ­being caught up in a bomb blast is one of many local stories that will be told at a new ­exhibition.

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Watt risks loosing his job. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

Romford van man banned for drink-driving

A Romford van driver was fined £500 and banned after pleading guilty to drink driving.

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Snaresbrook Crown Court

Romford man handed 10-year jail sentence for sexual offences

A 56-year-old man has been jailed for 10 years after being convicted of nine sexual offences spanning more than a decade.

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Hanningfield Reservoir, Chelmsford. Picture: Peter Scott

Brentwood storm chaser captures frightening lightning strikes

A passionate storm chaser braved winds and heavy rain to capture photographs of the lightning storm that hit southern England.

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Planning chiefs have given the goahead to plans for a five-storey block of flats, library, cafe and other community facilities on a conservation area near Rainham village. The plans were opposed by some residents.

Rainham Library to open its doors

The new multi-million pound Rainham Library will open its doors on Wednesday, three months after the scheduled ribbon cutting.

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Steve Smith, 61, on the marathon. Picture: Starlight

Hornchurch cab driver raises more than £16,000 for Starlight at Iron Man triathlon in Austria

Hours of training have paid off for a determined cab driver who completed an ocean swim, cycle ride and marathon all in one day for a sick children’s charity.

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Colchester deny Daggers in seven-goal thriller

Pre-season friendly: Dagenham & Redbridge 3 Colchester United 4

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Hanningfield Reservoir, Chelmsford. Picture: Peter Scott

Brentwood storm chaser captures frightening lightning strikes

A passionate storm chaser braved winds and heavy rain to capture photographs of the lightning storm that hit southern England.

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Members of Hare Park Badminton Club. [Picture: Anita Audritt]

Club News: Hare Park Badminton Club

Treasurer Anita Audritt talks about Hare Park Badminton Club.

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Georgina Hughes with her father's medals

First World War centenary: Tale of man who lay injured in No Man’s Land for two days to be told in new Havering exhibition

The tale of a man who lay ­severely injured in no man’s land for two days after ­being caught up in a bomb blast is one of many local stories that will be told at a new ­exhibition.

Read full story »

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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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