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Residents staging a protest against plans to dump waste on Rainham's Ingrebourne Hill. A four-day public inquiry over the plans opened on Tuesday.

Developers who have been battling to dump “inert” waste on green belt land are also planning to process it on the site, it has been confirmed.

The parking bay in Calbourne Avenue with the faded parking bay lines.

A frustrated driver was left fuming after being slapped with a £110 fine for parking in what she claims is a “money trap” bay.

Volunteers for the flashmob

Charity volunteers overcame their nerves to perform a flashmob dance in aid of International Youth Day.

Drivers faced big delays on the A13 Essexbound last night. Picture: TfL

Three separate collisions on the A13 caused hours of delays for drivers.

Friends Grace Smith and Demi Wilkinson, both 11, enjoy a fun day at Dovers farm estate green.

More than 100 residents took part in fun activities on a green, that was recently threatened with a housing development.

Young people from the Habbit Factory and young volunteers from the National Citizen Service at The Brewery to raise awareness and funds for the factory which works with disabled and able-bodied youngsters

Teenagers from the National Citizens Service (NCS) have launched a campaign to lend their voices in a show of support for a performing arts charity.

Becci hosted the tea party on Sunday and managed to raise £210 for charity

Miss Romford has now raised more than £1,000 for charity after holding a tea party for family and friends.

Report shows rise in number of tenants and landlrods in parts of Havering

The number of landlords registering rental properties in Hornchurch has gone up almost 60 per cent in one year, according to one estate agents.

An artist's impression of the new building for Suttons Primary School. Picture: Suttons Primary School

A primary school will be celebrating 82 years of schooling before pupils and teachers begin a new chapter in their new school building.

The Adamsgate Action Group protesting outside Havering Town Hall earlier this year after Ingrebourne Hill Ltd lodged an appeal against the council's decision to refuse the plans.

A public inquiry into controversial plans to dump “inert” waste and double the size of Rainham’s Ingrebourne Hill is due to start today.

Andrew Rosindell and his dog Buster

The Dangerous Dogs Act needs a “complete review” and should be overhauled – according to Romford’s MP.

Firefighters were called to cut a woman out of a car following an accident in Hall Lane earlier today. Picture: PA images

A woman was cut from a car by firefighters following a road collision with another car in Upminster earlier today.

Enormous fly-tip discovered in Gerpins Lane, Upminster, on Sunday

Another enormous fly-tip was found at a notorious dumping hot spot.

Crime & Court

Mon, 15:39
Enormous fly-tip discovered in Gerpins Lane, Upminster, on Sunday

Another enormous fly-tip was found at a notorious dumping hot spot.

Mon, 09:49
Police have released CCTV footage showing a man assaulting a plumber, who had find refuge inside a customer's house.

This footage shows the moment a 46-year-old plumber was assaulted after he was approached by a man, who had asked him for a lift.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Alfie the terrier

A heartbroken dog owner whose Yorkshire terrier was mauled to death by a pitbull-type dog has spoken of his horror after the deadly animal was seen near his home.

Health

Friday, August 12, 2016
Baby Ronnie with Gill Watson, mum Kim and play specialist Alison Stephen.

A loving mum has spoken about her delight of getting her baby boy finally home after he spent more than 100 days in hospital.

Saturday, August 6, 2016
Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Queen’s and King George hospitals

Staff sick days at the borough’s two health trusts have gone down over the past year – but both remain in the top five highest in the region.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Afghan Hounds racing at Romford Dogs to support the Romford Greyhound Owners Association

They’re more commonly associated with Crufts, but the flowing locks of Afghan hounds were spotted in Romford last Saturday, as six dogs raced around the greyhound stadium.

Environment

32 minutes ago
Residents staging a protest against plans to dump waste on Rainham's Ingrebourne Hill. A four-day public inquiry over the plans opened on Tuesday.

Developers who have been battling to dump “inert” waste on green belt land are also planning to process it on the site, it has been confirmed.

Yesterday, 08:00
The Adamsgate Action Group protesting outside Havering Town Hall earlier this year after Ingrebourne Hill Ltd lodged an appeal against the council's decision to refuse the plans.

A public inquiry into controversial plans to dump “inert” waste and double the size of Rainham’s Ingrebourne Hill is due to start today.

Mon, 15:39
Enormous fly-tip discovered in Gerpins Lane, Upminster, on Sunday

Another enormous fly-tip was found at a notorious dumping hot spot.

Politics

Monday, August 8, 2016
London City Airport CGI

Campaigners say the green light for a £344m expansion programme at London City Airport will see smaller communities hit the hardest.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Romford MP Andrew Rosindell calling for urgent action

Bring back the blue British passport, is the latest campaign taken up by Romford’s MP.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Romford Labour Party, South Street Picture: Google Streetview

Romford Constituency Labour Party has voted to support Jeremy Corbyn in the party’s upcoming leadership contest.

Education

Mon, 07:00
George Goss holds his IGCSE certificate with mum Gill and dad Daniel

Next week thousands of students will be able to breathe a sigh of relief as they receive their GCSE results.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Nick Barrett (Picture: contributed)

A former musician and stand-up comedian has turned his hand to literature as his debut novel is set to come out next week.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Sacred heart of Mary girls school was evacuated as a precaution

Young women at Sacred Heart School in Upminster are busy planning their futures after achieving excellent grades in their A-levels.

Heritage

Mon, 11:46
The former Mecca Bingo building, High Street, Hornchurch, is now owned by supermarket chain Lidl

Disappointed residents have urged a supermarket chain not to demolish a historic bingo hall after they received an artist impression of the budget store that would be built in its place.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Flight lieutenant Eric Lock, top-scoring ace of the Battle of Britain with Hornchurch's No.41 Squadron.

They say every street has a story to tell and a rich, proud, fascinating and sometimes moving history lies behind some of those situated across the borough.

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Chris Van Holby, grandson of George Alfred Holby

The grandson of a firefighter who helped to rescue 13 women from a munitions factory moments before it exploded is appealing for other relatives to come forward as the anniversary approaches.

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