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Yesterday, 16:10

Tom Clarke from the Harold Wood Cricket Club writes about their recent trip to Mallorca.

Brownies and their leaders outside London World Centre

Although winter is approaching it doesn’t stop our girls from getting out and about!

Police want to speak to this man after a couple were tricked into giving £24,000 to fraudsters. Picture: Essex Police

Pensioners conned out of thousands purchased a Rolex watch as part of an elaborate scam.

David Dimbleby will be joined by five guests

Comedian Jo Brand, former education secretary Michael Gove and shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna will be among Question Time panellists when the show comes to Harold Hill tomorrow.

Greater Anglia train

Due to a speed restriction over a defective track at Romford station, Greater Anglia trains will be subject to slight delays and cancellations until approximately 10am.

Brittons School principal Stuart McLaughlin.

A school judged by inspectors to have “serious weaknesses” is turning things around with a revamped leadership structure and a new PRIDE mantra.

The Railway Hotel in Hornchurch

A pub chain is facing a large fine after it was found guilty of serving an unsafe Christmas dinner, which a woman died after eating.

An image from inside the suspected diesel plant in Upminster

A suspected illicit diesel plant has been found in Upminster.

Mum Jothini Sriskandapalan, pictured with her son Ajishan, was killed in a car crash on May 13, 2013

The four-year-old son of a woman killed in Newbury Park by a speeding driver from Harold Hill still asks when she is coming home from work, a court heard.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 14:35

Pensioners conned out of thousands purchased a Rolex watch as part of an elaborate scam.

Tue, 17:40
The Railway Hotel in Hornchurch

A pub chain is facing a large fine after it was found guilty of serving an unsafe Christmas dinner, which a woman died after eating.

Tue, 15:54
An image from inside the suspected diesel plant in Upminster

A suspected illicit diesel plant has been found in Upminster.

Health

Mon, 14:11

The Deputy Mayor of Havering and more than 50 campaigners walked the streets of Romford to raise awareness for a soon-to-be axed mental health service.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Faizan Bidiwala receives his award from triple Paralympic medallist Liz Johnson and Ron Mills, Chair of the Jack Petchey Foundation

A teenager was crowned the standout competitor of the year in an annual mini paralympic games ceremony this afternoon.

Monday, November 17, 2014
The A&E at Queen's Hospital, Romford. Inset: health secretary Jeremy Hunt (Pictures: PA)

Queen’s and King George hospitals are set to receive millions of pounds to avert a winter health crisis.

Environment

Mon, 15:14

Patrolling police officers want parents to put safety first during the school run.

Mon, 07:22
Cllr Benham

Up to 2,000 people could be out of pocket due to a Havering Council blunder caused by “teething problems” in a new system.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Residents are protesting against plans for a multi-faith cemetery adjacent to Maylands Golf Course

Controversial plans to build a multi-faith cemetery next to a popular golf course have been submitted to Havering Council.

Politics

Mon, 07:22

Up to 2,000 people could be out of pocket due to a Havering Council blunder caused by “teething problems” in a new system.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Huge industrial pincers bite into the tower (Picture: Paul Bennett)

Demolition of the last tower block on a once crime-ridden Rainham estate started today.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
2014 panel

It was lights, camera, action for students who produced a Question time-style debate that was beamed live around the world online.

Education

Yesterday, 07:00

A school judged by inspectors to have “serious weaknesses” is turning things around with a revamped leadership structure and a new PRIDE mantra.

Mon, 15:14
Pc Zoe Thornton and Sgt Chris Toms (right) patrol outside Crownfield Junior School to keep children safe on the school run. Picture: Ajay Nair

Patrolling police officers want parents to put safety first during the school run.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Students were present with Jack Petchey Achievement Awards last night

Students from 11 Havering schools epitomised entrepreneur Jack Petchey’s motto last night and showed what an inspiration they are and how with determination they can achieve anything.

Heritage

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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.

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Denise Groves and her daughter LeAnne Arnold, 14, holding pictures of Denise's mother Patricia and father James, known as Jimmy

During the Second World War the Homefront was a significant tool in Britain’s fight against the Nazi regime, playing an important role in sustaining morale and the war effort.

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Exhibition volunteers at the Old Chapel with heritage officer Gemma Smith (right)

The human faces of the First World War have been brought to life in a poignant new exhibition.

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Up to 3,000 people took to the streets of London in vigils for Mike Brown which turned into a protest march down Oxford Street.

The NHS have introduced a new pill for those who struggle to screw the lid back on that bottle of wine.

Today the doctor has received an eight-year sentence for a string of offences.