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Yesterday, 15:00
Amanda Poll competes in Summer of Sound

Hundreds gathered to watch musicians fill a Romford mall with song on Saturday as the latest round of Summer of Sound saw eight contestants selected for the next heat.

Snake found Havering Police on Monday  Credit: @MPSHavering

Police are trying to trace the owner of a pet snake discovered on the loose.

Aiden Mahony, known to friends as Oggy, was stabbed in January

A man accused of stabbing a football fan to death in a Hornchurch pub will face a retrial, after the jury failed to reach a verdict yesterday (Friday).

Time FM Steve Allen.

Brexit, floods and homework were the topics debated in this week’s Time 107.5FM paper review today.

Market Place, Romford

Traders and shoppers have said how happy they are about the UK leaving the European Union.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Redbridge Conservative leader Keith Prince talk to the press at Gants Hill, ahead of the local elections in May 22th

GLA member for Redbridge and Havering Keith Prince is already backing Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister.

Champion Ganda, of Harold Hill, was stabbed to death in Forest Gate.

A third man has been charged with the murder of a Harold Hill teenager.

Romford Market stall holders pictures this week.

Business experts called on companies in Havering and across the UK to embrace the opportunities offered to them after the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU).

Conservative's Parliamentary Candidate for Hornchurch and Upminster Dame Angela Watkinson

Hornchurch and Upminster’s MP Dame Angela Watkinson believes the decision to leave the European Union will lead to a period of “great turbulence”.

The floods in Hylands park Credit: Marc Rossiter

With water to the waist, submerged cars and closed schools, here are some of the pictures showing the extent of the flooding in Havering yesterday after the River Rom burst its banks.

A family are rescued from a flooded property in Frinton Road Romford by London Fire Brigade water rescue crew with a boat.

“My wedding photo album, our clothes, medical records, our children’s belongings, they are all gone.”

Prime minister David Cameron in action

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage speaking in London where he claimed victory for the Leave campaign (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

Voters in Havering came out in force after recording the joint third biggest turnout in London for the EU referendum.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:00
Aiden Mahony, known to friends as Oggy, was stabbed in January

A man accused of stabbing a football fan to death in a Hornchurch pub will face a retrial, after the jury failed to reach a verdict yesterday (Friday).

Fri, 12:03
Champion Ganda, of Harold Hill, was stabbed to death in Forest Gate.

A third man has been charged with the murder of a Harold Hill teenager.

Wed, 16:48
Armed police were called to reports of a person with a firearm in Osborne Road, Hornchurch

Armed police and a police helicopter attended the scene in Osborne Road but no suspect or weapon was found

Health

Mon, 14:50
Bay Tree Medical Centre, Collier Row Lane, Collier Row. Photo: Google Maps

Nearly 3,000 people registered with a doctor’s practice will be asked to look elsewhere for care after it was revealed a surgery is set to close.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Havering police officers at a community day, pictured earlier this year

Nearly 70 per cent of Havering’s police officers do not live in the borough, a report has revealed.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Wales' Gareth Bale and Chris Gunter (right) during the training session at the Stade Felix Bollaert-Delelis, Lens. Photo: Joe Giddens

As England take on Wales this afternoon as part of Euro 2016, a fire chief is asking fans to “play away from home and eat out”, after the match.

Environment

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Poundland owned 99p Store in High Street, Hornchurch. Picture: Google Street View

High street shoppers have been heading for the exit of a Poundland store because of a stench caused by dead rats.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Residents are concerened about the council cutting trees too severely on Ingrebourne Road in Rainham

A woman has said she was horrified to see the green trees close to her home had been given the chop.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Pollution at the drain in Harrow Lodge Park. Pictured October 2015.

Water in a park lake is being polluted because of sediment coming from neighbouring homes’ toilets, showers and sinks.

Politics

Fri, 14:28
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Redbridge Conservative leader Keith Prince talk to the press at Gants Hill, ahead of the local elections in May 22th

GLA member for Redbridge and Havering Keith Prince is already backing Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister.

Fri, 10:34
Conservative's Parliamentary Candidate for Hornchurch and Upminster Dame Angela Watkinson

Hornchurch and Upminster’s MP Dame Angela Watkinson believes the decision to leave the European Union will lead to a period of “great turbulence”.

Fri, 08:35
Prime minister David Cameron in action

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Education

Thu, 14:06
Cllr Philippa Crowder, Mayor of Havering with Anastasia Gould, 11, who won the Havering Junior Musician of the Year 2016 competition

A proud dad has praised his daughter after she unexpectedly won Havering Junior Musician of the Year 2016.

Tue, 16:06
Charlie Theobald, Rikki Clark, James Fuller and Joe Warner took part in a 15 hour golf game for the Macmillan cancer charity's Longest Day Golf Challenge at Romford Golf Club.

An awesome foursome clubbed together on Monday, to take part in an extra long golf day to raise money for a cancer charity.

Tue, 10:33
Year 9 student Maisie Gigg was awarded the 4th Plinth award for Havering

A Harold Wood student has won a prestigious award after wowing judges with her creation for Trafalgar Square.

Heritage

Friday, June 10, 2016
Mecca Bingo, High Street, Hornchurch

An avid campaigner got an unexpected birthday present yesterday with the news an art deco bingo hall could now be salvaged and not torn down.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Dennis Goodwin has written a 1,000 word short story for the anniversary of D-Day landing. Coming up to 90 and an old soldier, he has written authentically on the period.

The last days of an “old soldier” who feels guilty after surviving the Second World War have been captured in a moving short story.

Monday, June 6, 2016
Robert Gillman and his book Isabel

For Robert Gillman, 69, of Rainham, trains and railways roll in the family.

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