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Yesterday, 15:07
Sam Bartlett with his nieces

A new exercise club is encouraging families to exercise together to improve the nations health.

Stand up at the Comedy Club 4 Kids

What’s happening in Havering this half-term

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A community psychiatric nurse has been suspended from working for a year after she accessed medical records without clinical justification and acted aggressively in front of a patient.

Sanders School pupil, Mark Trew, has been chosen to take part in a film promoting a mentoring scheme. Photo: Stacey Kyraciou/Sanders School

Eight teenagers are taking part in a one-of-a-kind mentoring scheme that gives them the opportunity to mentor nursery children to develop self-esteem and confidence.

Left to right: Actors Charlie Borg and Jai Sepple

“I wish I were big” were the words that changed everything in hit 80s movie Big and theatre-goers will be able to follow what happens next as the musical adaptation makes its way to the Brookside Theatre.

Roxana received plaque certifying her IQ results from the mayor

An 11-year-old girl has been awarded membership to an exclusive society, reserved for people with the highest IQs in the country.

John Brouder, NELFT NHS Foundation Trust chief executive

A £12m grant is set to train talented graduates as social workers to help people living with mental health conditions.

Tower blocks, Napier and New Plynouth house

The “forgotten flats of the Mardyke Estate” could soon be demolished and replaced with modern, affordable housing.

Linda Borg, Maureen Ballard, Janet Abbott, Manvir Kaur and Charlotte Oxby

A retired district nurse will join hundreds of women for a moonlit walk through Romford to support a charity close to her heart.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a collision in Southend

A motorcyclist from Upminster has been taken to hospital after a collision in Southend.

Upminster Windmill is having its entire cap removed, including fantail and sails, for the first time since 1803, as part of the continuing resotration programme.

Today is a historic day for Upminster’s 213-year-old windmill.

Tricia Dear, mother of 16-year-old Paddy Dear who died after falling down a cliff on his school trip.

“In your mind, you know that so much time has elapsed that hope is drifting away.”

Best man Robert Naughton, Donald Naughton, Lucy Rayner and Bishop Trevor Mwamba. Photo: Claire Still/BHRUT

Due to a serious illness, a couple together for 20 years, brought forward their wedding and held it in a hospital’s intensive care unit on Wednesday.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 09:00
NHS Logo Picture: PA Images

A community psychiatric nurse has been suspended from working for a year after she accessed medical records without clinical justification and acted aggressively in front of a patient.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Nearly 100 police officers from across London attended the scene at the Orchard Village estate, Rainham, in July last year. About 300 residents were evacuated for eight hours. Credit: @beckileigh_x

A man who tested a homemade bomb in his kitchen causing the evacuation of hundreds of people, wanted to kill himself after being arrested over child pornography, a court heard on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenager who stabbed his former friend to death outside a 16th birthday party told the Old Bailey he did it “to protect” himself.

Health

Saturday, May 28, 2016
John Brouder, NELFT NHS Foundation Trust chief executive

A £12m grant is set to train talented graduates as social workers to help people living with mental health conditions.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Queen's Hospital

More than a third of walk-in patients who attended A&E at Queen’s Hospital on Monday were assessed as not needing emergency care.

Monday, May 16, 2016
Munashe Charles Kutyauripo

The trial of a 16-year-old boy, accused of murdering Charlie Kutyauripo outside a birthday party, will start at the Old Bailey today.

Environment

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Poundland owned 99p Store in High Street, Hornchurch. Picture: Google Street View

High street shoppers have been heading for the exit of a Poundland store because of a stench caused by dead rats.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Residents are concerened about the council cutting trees too severely on Ingrebourne Road in Rainham

A woman has said she was horrified to see the green trees close to her home had been given the chop.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Pollution at the drain in Harrow Lodge Park. Pictured October 2015.

Water in a park lake is being polluted because of sediment coming from neighbouring homes’ toilets, showers and sinks.

Politics

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car Picture: Google Maps

A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Havering's new chief executive Andrew Blake-Herbert

Havering Council is asking residents how they want to access information.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Romford MP Andrew Rosindell

The UK’s membership of the EU is being discussed around the world. But when the Recorder asked for your views many said they wanted the key arguments to be set out, without rhetoric or grandiose claims.

We asked two Havering MPs, on either side of the debate, to help us do just that. Here are Romford MP Andrew Rosindell’s views.

Education

Thursday, May 19, 2016
An international street market touring the UK made its way to Romford today. Photo: Natalie Lanyon/SKV Communications

An international street market that has swept Scandinavia with a feast of foodie fun, made its way to South Street, Romford today.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Rashida Sillah, 9, receiving her certificate from University of Birmingham. Photo: Verity Hoffman/Broadford Primary School

Two primary school pupils, shortlisted for a national writing competition, enjoyed a trip to Birmingham to meet the father of the youngest Nobel prize winner.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Members of the All Saints Players in 2012's 'Murdered to Death' production.

Amateur theatre lovers are in for a treat as new comedy play makes its debut tonight.

Heritage

Friday, May 6, 2016
John Brooker traced long-lost family members after reading the Recorder. Photo: John Brooker

A man’s 29 year search for long-lost relatives was brought to an end after he read the Recorder’s coverage of Havering’s worst war time air-raid.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Bitter End in High Street

Concerns have been raised about a disused pub becoming an eye-sore in the heart of town.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Two young men have the Queen rocking with laughter at St Katherine's Dock, where she met the people during one of the stops on her Silver Jubilee river progress from Greenwich to Lambeth in the Port of London Authority launch Nore.

From the rise of fascism in Europe, the Second World War and the fall of the British Empire, to the social liberation of the Sixties, class struggles of the Eighties and the dawn of the internet, the Queen has seen more change than any of her predecessors.

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