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A cafe authorities claimed had been operating as a “de facto pub” without a licence has been refused the right to sell alcohol by Havering Council.

Police have been stood down after evacuating parts of Romford town centre earlier when a “suspicious package” was found in South Street.

A two-year-old child who went missing from a library was found safe thanks to the efforts of staff, customers and the police.

A woman has become the first homeowner in the UK to sell their property following a live-streaming viewing on Facebook Live.

A new season of Comedy and Curry opens at Queen’s Theatre this week.

A mental health service helping Havering’s vulnerable youngsters is one of just three healthcare schemes shortlisted for a national award celebrating its compassion and ambition.

Havering’s youngsters have the chance to ignite their own potential by signing up to this year’s fire cadet course.

An allotments 100th birthday celebration grew to be a great success this weekend.

A group helping Havering’s disabled residents celebrated its 40th anniversary in style this weekend with a fun-filled barbecue.

Romford’s bingo-goers had a bumper year this year, as one bingo hall paid out more than £1.8million.

Moving 450 miles from your home to buy, build and run a zoo might sound like a madcap scheme straight out of Hollywood, but for one Havering couple that ambition has become a reality.

The trial of a former Havering Council worker accused of historical child sex offences has been halted.

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Crime & Court

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A man who has accused a former council worker of sexually assaulting him as a young boy, has previously been convicted of downloading indecent images of children, a court heard.

Monday, August 14, 2017

A 66-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a young boy in the cubicles of Hornchurch Baths in the late 1970s, a court heard.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Police are searching for a man found guilty of harassment, after he failed to appear at court.

Health

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A mental health service helping Havering’s vulnerable youngsters is one of just three healthcare schemes shortlisted for a national award celebrating its compassion and ambition.

Friday, August 18, 2017

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

Friday, August 18, 2017

A heartbroken Rainham couple are fundraising to buy two cold cots for Queen’s Hospital in memory of their son Nico who was stillborn there.

Environment

Friday, August 11, 2017

A new challenge to help residents waste less food and save themselves money has been launched.

Friday, August 11, 2017

The time has come for users of one bustling high street to have their say on plans to move their local post office.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Residents say they have had enough of piles of rubbish abandoned at a derelict pub that has stood empty for more than a year.

Politics

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A cafe authorities claimed had been operating as a “de facto pub” without a licence has been refused the right to sell alcohol by Havering Council.

Friday, August 18, 2017

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Children’s social care is being pushed to breaking point, with growing demand for support leading councils to overspend on their budgets.

Education

Friday, August 18, 2017

The father of a 16-year-old who took his A-levels two years early, says he is extremely proud of his son’s achievements.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Drapers’ Academy pupils were lauded by the school’s headmaster for the positive results they achieved in this year’s A-levels.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A Havering Sixth Form student whose illness forced her to miss a significant part of her course has met with A-level success.

Heritage

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Billericay is half an hour by train from Romford, usually with a change at Shenfield.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Those looking for a destination for a summer day are recommended by Prof Ged Martin to visit Chipping Ongar and Greensted, both of which have plenty of historical interest just a stone’s throw from Havering

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

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