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Met Police officers have safely detonated explosive devices after being called to an address in Plough Court, Broadis Way where a man was threatening to shoot himself.

Queen's Hospital, in Rom Valley Way, Romford, which is run by the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

A son has said he has “no confidence” in Queen’s Hospital due to the care received by his 86-year-old mother while being treated for a chest infection.

Yesterday, 22:54
Serious Incident Rainham Picture: @beckileigh_x

Residents have returned to their homes after police firearms and explosive officers were called to an address in Rainham.

Yesterday, 17:13
Serious Incident Rainham Picture: @beckileigh_x

Residents have been evacuated from their homes after police firearms and explosive officers were called to an address in Rainham.

Yesterday, 15:00
Reporter, Hayley Anderson tries out an old age dementia suit with Clinical Nurse Specialist (Lee Hamilton) in King George Hospital in Goodmayes.

Trembling hands, a lack of balance and impaired vision – these are just some of the problems the elderly have to cope with every day.

Yesterday, 13:00
The Recorder, July 1 1955

This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

Yesterday, 09:00
Bean bag cinema

You’ve seen cinemas of the rooftop, drive-in and hot tub variety – now a Scout group has come up with a new way to watch your favourite film.

Sport

12:12

Midfielder departs following expiration of contract

12:00
Russ Collard of Gidea Park & Romford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Veteran Collard shines with ball

West Ham United goalkeeper Darren Randolph

Hammers new goalkeeper Darren Randolph had the quietest of debuts for West Ham

10:00
Hornchurch captain Roy Smith hit a century at Southend (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO).

Upminster suffer last-ball defeat

09:24
Nick Browne in batting action for Essex Eagles against Glamorgan (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Squad travel to Lancashire

08:22
Harold Wood celebrated their first win of the season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hussain and Khan shine in first win

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Essex's Ryan ten Doeschate (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

County to host ICC World Cricket League event

Entertainment

Saturday, July 4, 2015

A promise of an amazing colourful production which will leave anyone with a skip in their step awaits those who wish to see the latest show to hit the stage of the Queen’s Theatre.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Lisa Mills.

Self proclaimed “Southern girl” Lisa Mills will give the Fairkytes Arts Centre, in Hornchurch, one of the first outings of her fascinating new album.

Friday, June 26, 2015
The cast of Romford Summer Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost, to be staged in Raphael Park.

The challenge for any director taking on one of William Shakespeare’s great works is re-imagining a text which has been read, absorbed and performed an infinite number of times.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Queen's new artistic director Douglas Rintoul

Queen’s Theatre’s new artistic director has said is “thrilled” to have the opportunity to build on its rich history.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Genesis tribute act Los Endos performing. Picture: Sam Holt

Iconic sounds are set to bring a theatre to life as tribute acts prepare to pay homage to their idols.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Latitude, one of the festivals in our big ticket giveaway. Picture Dan Wilton

We’re giving away a free Summer Festivals Guide with every copy of today’s Recorder.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Stornoway, from left, Oli Steadman, Brian Briggs, Rob Steadman and Jon Ouin, with a bonxie, the bird which their album is named after.

There have been many strange gig locations since The Beatles played on the roof of Apple Records in 1969.

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Competitions

Y6 pupils unpack the rice

A school challenged their pupils to become enterprising individuals as they took on the national 90kg Rice Challenge.

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

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