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Sue Triggs, Russell Triggs and Amber Triggs, nine who has cerebal palsy and Kelly McCleoud, Rob McCleoud, Molly-May McCleoud, eight and Max McCleoud, five who are organising fundraisers in Barking and Dagenham to raise money for an operation for Amber

Friends and family of a nine-year-old with cerebral palsy are on a mission to raise £30,000 for an operation that could enable her to walk.

Picture: ThinkstockPhotos-164922920.jpg / Carlos Gomez Bové

A “proactive” stance in encouraging male domestic abuse victims to come forward is not being taken by Havering Council, according to the chairman of a charity.

Britannia Parking anti-social issues

Shocking images showing children hanging from the third storey of a town centre car park have provoked a safety investigation.

Bernard Thomas, holding the plant judged as the best succulent, with treasurer Janice Coombes, Adrian Finney and Bill Izatt

Interested in growing succulent plants? The Havering British Cactus and Succulent Society is on the lookout for new members.

Level 42 fan Julian Hall with some of his memorabilia collection

When Julian Hall spotted an advertisement for at-the-time unknown band Level 42 in the Ilford Recorder in 1981, he decided to go to the gig on a whim.

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

TfL Rail trains from Shenfield to Ilford over the Bank Holiday weekend will be replaced by buses due to engineering works.

Drapers' Academy hosted a debate on the EU so its students can be informed ahead of the referendum

Harold Hill students got the chance to grill the borough’s politicians in a fiery and passionate debate today about the EU referendum.

Members of the Havering Quilters made dresses for girls in third world countries out of pillowcases. Photo: Susan Persaud

Members of a sewing club have turned pillowcases into pretty decorated dresses for young girls living in third world countries.

Darren Disley, CEO of Horizon Discovery.

After growing up on an estate and leaving school early, a CEO of a multi-million pound company now wants to reach out to young people in Havering.

Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

A person was hit by a train this morning at Romford station

Trains have been suspended between Romford and Ilford after a person was hit by a train at Romford station this morning.

Firefighters attended the fire in Crow Road

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a travellers site in the early hours of this morning.

Boy racers have been holding huge meet-ups in Ferry Lane, Rainham.

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:00
Picture: ThinkstockPhotos-164922920.jpg / Carlos Gomez Bové

A “proactive” stance in encouraging male domestic abuse victims to come forward is not being taken by Havering Council, according to the chairman of a charity.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Boy racers have been holding huge meet-ups in Ferry Lane, Rainham.

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
CCTV images of man police want to speak to. Photo: Metropolitan Police

This is the man police want to speak to after staff were threatened by a hammer-wielding robber.

Health

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Junior doctors strike Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way.

Junior doctors at Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, have gone on strike for a second day as the row over proposed contract changes continues.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Junior doctors strike Queen's Hospital, Rom Valley Way.

Junior doctors have been on the picket line outside Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, from 8am this morning.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Junior doctors on strike outside of Queen's Hospital in Romford

Residents are being warned they might face being turned away from the A&E department if they do not need emergency care today and tomorrow, as junior doctor strikes get underway.

Environment

Friday, April 15, 2016
Napier and New Plymouth house tower blocks

Hundreds of residents are pleading for two dilapidated blocks of flats, left from the Mardyke Estate, to be either renovated or demolished.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Massive £10,000 Fly tip in little Guppins Lane, Upminster.
Cllr Bob Benham.

A 10 tonne, 9ft high fly-tip which will cost £10,000 to remove is the latest mound of rubbish to be left strewn all over a notorious dumping hotspot.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Cllr Roger Ramsey, Cllr Melvin Wallace, Willmott Dixon, Sport England, Sweett Group, Saunders Boston and London Raiders junior team members at the new Romford leisure development

Work to build Romford’s new £25million leisure centre started this week, after a long-awaited land swap was completed.

Politics

Saturday, April 30, 2016
A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

TfL Rail trains from Shenfield to Ilford over the Bank Holiday weekend will be replaced by buses due to engineering works.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Mayoral candidates including (L-R) Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon, the Green Party's Sian Berry, Tory Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party will be taking part in our online hustings (Pictures; PA)

Next Thursday Londoners will go to the polls to decide who will be the city’s next mayor and we want to know what issues will sway your vote.

Education

Saturday, April 30, 2016
A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

TfL Rail trains from Shenfield to Ilford over the Bank Holiday weekend will be replaced by buses due to engineering works.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The Mayor of Havering, Cllr Brian Eagling with pupils at Nelmes Primary School, Wingletye Lane, Hornchurch

The pupils have embarked on a voyage of discovery after planting seeds that have been in space with astronaut Tim Peake.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
87.71 per cent of Havering primary school pupils were offered their first choice  (picture: Dave Thompson/PA)

Nearly 90 per cent of primary schools pupils in the borough were offered their first choice in the allocation process.

Heritage

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Bitter End in High Street

Concerns have been raised about a disused pub becoming an eye-sore in the heart of town.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Two young men have the Queen rocking with laughter at St Katherine's Dock, where she met the people during one of the stops on her Silver Jubilee river progress from Greenwich to Lambeth in the Port of London Authority launch Nore.

From the rise of fascism in Europe, the Second World War and the fall of the British Empire, to the social liberation of the Sixties, class struggles of the Eighties and the dawn of the internet, the Queen has seen more change than any of her predecessors.

Friday, April 15, 2016
A raid destroyed numerous houses on Hillfoot Avenue, Collier Row in 1941. Photo: Brian Evans

A walk down some of Havering’s tree lined streets today make it hard for people to imagine the destruction that tore through them 75 years ago.

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