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Yesterday, 18:35
The fire brigade was called after a whole roof lifted up in the wind

The roof of a block of garages completely lifted up in the wind and had to be brought to the ground by the fire brigade.

Time FM Steve Allen hosts the weekly chat with the Recorder

Parking, Gallows Corner and Australia’s answer to Nigella Lawson were the topics dissected at last week’s Time 107.5 FM weekly paper review.

Leah Clarke Dyer (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Havering police is asking for help to find a 14-year-old girl, who has been missing for over a week.

the dance-music festival We Are FSTVL will run from May 27 to June 1, 2016 in Upminster

Organisers of a dance-music festival have been granted a license after promising officials measures will be taken to avoid the chaos seen as revellers tried to leave last year’s event.

London will not quite escape Storm Imogen (Picture: PA Images)

Londoners are being warned to expect gale force winds of up to 70 miles per hour and heavy rain on Monday as Storm Imogen sweeps over Britain.

Who will you vote for? (Credit: PA/Jon Giddens)

Three charities in the borough will receive up to £12,000, and readers of the Recorder can help decide who should get the proceeds.

The lucky pupils at the airport for their first flight

Lucky pupils have taken to the skies for the first time in their lives as part of their school’s global vision.

Police and ambulance attended the scene on Saturday morning

The driver escaped with no injuries after his car overturned on Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch on Saturday morning.

Image of woman police wish to speak with

Detectives have released images of a woman they would like to speak to following a distraction burglary.

the dance-music festival We Are FSTVL will run from May 27 to June 1, 2016 in Upminster

Organisers of We Are FSTVL have applied for licensing permission and said there would be ‘no repeat’ of last year’s transport chaos.

Chairman Alan Tomlin celebrates with members of Havering's University of the Third Age

With more than 30 different groups to join, there is an activity for everyone.

(from left to right) Hannah Veal, 13, Alicia Gonzalez, 15, Scott Richardson, Jay Douglas, Cirsty Young, 16 and Alyssa Frank, 12 at Drapers' Academy where pupils and teachers took part in a lip sync battle in their school hall.

Who do you think would win in a sing-off between Ed Sheeran, the Spice Girls, Celine Dion and Justin Bieber?

Amanda with her certificate

A teenage music student could be heading for a career in the West End after penning a number about the life of Fidel Castro for a national competition.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 08:06
Image of woman police wish to speak with

Detectives have released images of a woman they would like to speak to following a distraction burglary.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Scope in Barkingside. Picture: Google Maps

A shop manager for a disabled children’s charity is facing jail after stealing £7,500 from the till to help her unemployed boyfriend pay rent.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Sam Boateng pictured after the attack in Rainham on Wednesday night

A 23-year-old man could lose the sight in his left eye after he was attacked with acid by a stranger in Rainham last night.

Health

Yesterday, 10:47
The lucky pupils at the airport for their first flight

Lucky pupils have taken to the skies for the first time in their lives as part of their school’s global vision.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Cheryl Coppell, senior responsible officer for north east London's new Accountable Care Organisation

Health chiefs in north east London are making a bid to revolutionise the way health care is delivered to 750,000 people.

Monday, February 1, 2016
Carole Gates with son Barrie and their cats Smokey and Lucy

The Recorder has launched a major mental health awareness campaign with charity Havering Mind, which will run throughout 2016. Through Mind Your Mental Health we aim to break down the stigma that persists and share advice for analysing and improving the wellbeing of our community. This week we’re looking at carers – Emma Lake speaks to Carole Gates, who talks about how she dealt with her son being diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia

Environment

Yesterday, 10:47
The lucky pupils at the airport for their first flight

Lucky pupils have taken to the skies for the first time in their lives as part of their school’s global vision.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Residents protested against plans to build 32 affordable homes on a public green in Rainham

A green space described as an “absolute gem” by those in the community who have enjoyed it for decades has been earmarked for a housing development.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Residents and councillors objected to the plans to create a gravel extraction site in Wennington at the regulatory services committee meeting last night

A long contested application to create a gravel extraction site in Wennington was further delayed last night.

Politics

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Andrew Rosindell delivering his victory speech after winning the Romford seat last year

“A complete and utter flop” is how Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has described David Cameron’s renegotiations over Britain’s EU membership.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Students from low-income backgrounds maybe left unable to afford university following government vote to scrap a grant. Photo: Chris Ison/PA Wire/PA Images

A vote to scrap student maintenance grants for those starting in September 2016 and beyond was controversially passed in Westminster last week.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Cllr Lawrence Webb

A groundbreaking vote in support of the EU “Out” campaign dominated the full council meeting, but it angered some members.

Education

Yesterday, 10:47
The lucky pupils at the airport for their first flight

Lucky pupils have taken to the skies for the first time in their lives as part of their school’s global vision.

Sunday, February 7, 2016
Amanda with her certificate

A teenage music student could be heading for a career in the West End after penning a number about the life of Fidel Castro for a national competition.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Oakfields Montessori School visit Parliament

Pupils from the Oakfields Montessori School, Harwood Hall Lane, Corbets Tey, spent a day in Parliament to quizz their MP.

Heritage

Yesterday, 07:00
the dance-music festival We Are FSTVL will run from May 27 to June 1, 2016 in Upminster

Organisers of We Are FSTVL have applied for licensing permission and said there would be ‘no repeat’ of last year’s transport chaos.

Friday, January 1, 2016

From bomb scares to heroic tales, 2015 was an eventful year for the Romford Recorder.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Romford Market, Market Tony Geary has hit back at councillors for criticising the market

The disgruntled chairman of Romford Market has hit back over allegations of bullying and invited the councillor who made them to visit the stalls.

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