This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.
The tale of a philanthropist who brightened the lives of thousands of children was brought to life in rousing fashion.
A mother of two is taking on a half marathon challenge after her mum was diagnosed with cancer.
Havering’s ageing population has prompted MP Dame Angela Watkinson to call for a change in how NHS funding is allocated to ease pressure on hospital services.
This weekend will see the annual Big Garden Birdwatch take place with the RSPB.
Taking charge of a school is a daunting prospect, particularly in these days of heightened scrutiny on education.
The owner of a beauty parlour allegedly offering “happy endings” in the heart of London has claimed that £383,000 in cash paid to her personal bank account was won at a casino.
The trial over the death of dad-of-two Neill Buchel, whose body was found in a Rush Green lake, has been delayed by up to 11 days.
A doctor accused of fondling two patients during an erectile dysfunction examination at his practice in Seven Kings wept with joy after winning a year-and-a-half long battle to clear his name.
A man has been charged following a fire which left a cat needing oxygen therapy after breathing in smoke.
A loft fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning destroyed the roof of a building.
Cabinet minister, Eric Pickles, praised Havering businesses for their good work following a recycling scheme yesterday.
The director of a Rainham based company who attempted to ship hazardous waste to Ghana was spared prison on Monday.
A severe weather alert has been issued by the Met Office warning of severe cold weather and icy conditions in the south east.
Vandals are “destroying” a hospital used by war veterans and amputees.
Havering Council is cracking down on fly-tippers – including those duped by fake waste collectors.
A troubled special needs school has had its budget suspended by Havering Council, who will now take control of financial affairs.
At one school cooking and technology collided as a teacher combined the computer and domestic science classes for just one morning earlier this week.
An attraction celebrating a historical site which dates back hundreds of years was unveiled on Saturday.
A best-selling military author and former Special Air Service (SAS) sergeant spoke to secondary school students about the importance of remembering those who fought in conflicts.
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It’s easy to lose sight of how beautiful London is when you’re crammed into a commuter train. Let these flying Instagram users take you on a bird’s eye tour of London.
People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.
The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.
David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.