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Jack Gatcliffe, who died on Saturday aged 24, pictured with sister Kirstie Cartwright

Tributes paid to football fan Jack Gatcliffe killed by train at Romford station

The family of a “big hearted” football fan have led tributes to him after he was hit by a train and killed.

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The motorcyclist was a 32-year-old male

Update: Motorcyclist killed in Upminster named locally as Tony Jones

A 32-year-old motorcyclist who died in an crash in Upminster yesterday has been named locally as Tony Jones.

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Police are investigating an allegation of serious assault on a woman at the Imperial offices in Romford.

Police probe ‘serious assault’ at Romford office building

Police are investigating an allegation of a “serious assault” on a 25-year-old woman on Sunday (August 31).

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Lagden had recently returned from Menorca. Picture: PA

Collier Row Council tax dodger jailed on return from holiday

A woman has flown back from a two-week holiday in Menorca to spend 58 days in prison for owing more than £5,000 in council tax.

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Rainham couple receives letter from Queen congratulating their diamond wedding anniversary

A couple were given the royal seal of approval as they received a letter from the Queen to mark their diamond wedding anniversary.

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A Romford youth worker was sentenced to 14 months in prison for stealing post and giving bank customers' details to fraudsters.

Romford youth worker helps fradusters gain thousands of pounds by stealing post

A youth worker helped fraudsters take thousands of pounds from bank customers by stealing post from their letter boxes.

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David Roberts, 61, of Romford (left) and Roy Godber, 64, of Wennington Road, Rainham (right).

Havering men jailed for part in plot to import cocaine in containers of exotic fruit

Two Havering men, who were members of a team that tried to bring 26 kilos of cocaine into the UK concealed in a containers of exotic fruit, are serving 20-year prison sentences.

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Delivery offices in Dagenham and Grays will be among 100 nationwide to open this Sunday (Picture: Dave Thompson/PA)

Royal Mail to deliver post in Havering this Sunday

Post will be delivered across Havering this Sunday as part of a Royal Mail pilot project.

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Barclays Premier League. West Ham United v Southampton.

West Ham defender: We were just awful against Southampton

Hammers full back Joey O’Brien has no excuses for Saturday’s dismal performance

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Darrell Wright (in blue) has got Motor Neurone Disease and he nominated friends of his at Everyone Active gym in Harold Hill to do the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of his condition.

Romford Pictures: Harold Hill gym goers take on ice bucket challenge

Would you let someone throw a bucket of freezing ice cold water over you, in the name of charity? Well this group of gym goers did as they were nominated by someone with Motor Neurone Disease to take on the ice bucket challenge.

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3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Club news: 3rd Gidea Park Scouts return from their summer camp in Snowdonia

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

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Ron Arnold has been awarded a French honour called the Legion D'Honneur which is rarely bestowed upon non-French nationals.

Romford D-Day veteran awarded Legion d’Honneur

A D-Day hero has been awarded the highest honour that can be bestowed by the French government.

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