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A young volunteer who is still studying for his A-levels has been working to improve care for children and young people in hospital.

A number one bestselling author from Romford has released her thirteenth crime novel, which promises her readers a gripping ride throughout and a big twist at the end.

Hornchurch residents expressed their frustration as a large pothole outside their home grew in size, and became more hazardous.

An original musical telling the story of how an American hero saved hundreds of school children during the Second World War will once again be performed in Romford.

Hundreds of Santas are set to hit the streets for charity - just a week before Easter.

The Dagenham and Rainham MP has praised the Mayor of London for confirming an investment of £49m will go into policing in the capital.

The Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) is recruiting volunteers across Romford for its befriending service, which pairs volunteers with members of the RAF community who are feeling lonely.

Hornchurch and Upminster MP Julia Lopez discussed life in Parliament, Brexit and trade in an exclusive interview with the Recorder.

An invitation is being extended to residents across the borough to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service.

A man who is wanted in connection with nine burglaries was arrested in a police raid after he jumped from an upstairs window.

A woman has been taken to hospital after a three-car pile up on the A127 in Upminster this morning (Monday, January 22).

Two 20-year-olds from Chadwell Heath and Goodmayes have been charged in connection with a robbery in Southend on Saturday (January 20).

These are the first purple Elizabeth line roundels installed ahead of the line’s official opening in December.

Crime & Court

Mon, 14:38

A man who is wanted in connection with nine burglaries was arrested in a police raid after he jumped from an upstairs window.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Brentwood has links to Romford, Barking and Dagenham.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

There were 264 acid attacks carried out across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years, new figures have shown.

Health

27 minutes ago

A young volunteer who is still studying for his A-levels has been working to improve care for children and young people in hospital.

Mon, 09:00

Around 30pc of women in Havering aged 25-49 are not getting smear tests when invited, according to worrying figures from the borough’s healthcare experts.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Havering had the highest number of cases in London of a chronic lung disease which has been associated with air pollution in the last year, new figures reveal.

Environment

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Rats swarming in and out of bin bags, roaming confidently across front gardens and gnawing their way through fences – that is what residents of one Rainham street have found themselves up against.

Friday, January 12, 2018

A statement in support of granting “village green” status to a community space was released by Labour MP Jon Cruddas in advance of the decision due to be taken at yesterday’s public hearing.

Politics

Friday, January 12, 2018

A statement in support of granting “village green” status to a community space was released by Labour MP Jon Cruddas in advance of the decision due to be taken at yesterday’s public hearing.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Just 129 people responded to Havering Council’s public consultation on its housing plans for the next 13 years, a new report has revealed.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Christmas has been complicated for the tenants of a home for the elderly left without a consistent bathroom water supply.

Education

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Havering Council is reminding all parents and carers in the borough to apply now for their child’s 2018 reception school place, even if their brother or sister is already attending their desired school choice.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A charitable firm that has been teaching Havering children vocational skills will be closing for good on January 2.

Monday, December 18, 2017

One Romford primary school is celebrating this month after being named one of the most environmentally friendly in the capital.

Heritage

Mon, 07:00

The National Trust is urging any past or present Havering residents to share their memories of Rainham Hall during the 60s.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

A look back at the biggest local stories from this day 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The creation of the National Health Service in 1948 was not universally welcomed, as Prof Ged Martin discovered

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