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People from all across Havering came to Romford on Saturday to celebrate and pay their respects to the men and women that fight to keep our country safe.

Four friends who share a love of golf completed 72 holes on the hottest day of the year to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Firefighters have been called to tackle a blaze that has broken out this afternoon.

“Why is it that people have to die to make this happen,” asked a resident as fire safety works began at an estate riddled with a host of issues.

A woman was taken to hospital after being struck by a car on Saturday.

The Met have launched a new campaign to try and reduce the amount of scooter thefts and crack down on moped enabled crime.

One of the first British Asian dance students to perform on a theatre’s stage, hopes to entertain an audience with his dynamic one-man show.

1957:Romford was abuzz with the news that the glamourous Mayoress of a French town was planning a return visit less than a month after leaving.

Crowds clapped and cheered on our local armed forces this morning in appreciation of the sacrifices they have made protecting our country.

Sitting down to write my first column for the Recorder as Hornchurch & Upminster’s new MP, I realise this is one of the first opportunities I have had properly to reflect on the whirlwind of the past seven weeks.

A surrogate feline mum has shown her caring nature by helping motherless kittens during the national kitten crisis.

There’s a new app for people going to Glastonbury that pairs you up with other people going so you don’t have to take as many cars.

The first hot air balloon was developed by the Montgolfier brothers in Paris in 1783.

Crime & Court

Friday, June 23, 2017

A man has been handed a suspended 18 month prison sentence for taking six indecent images of children under 12 on his mobile phone.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A headteacher has appealed for calm after reports of a stabbing at a school falsely circulated on social media.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A man convicted of manslaughter left messages on an answering machine saying he was going to “kill” and “bury” his victim.

Health

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A hospital trust has been praised by health secretary Jeremy Hunt in a report focusing on the significant improvements it has made.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Welcoming a baby into the world is a profound, life-changing event, where much can be overwhelming.

Monday, May 22, 2017

When Beatrice Way suffered a massive stroke, her husband Alexander remembers clearly thinking it meant the end of their dream to have a baby.

Environment

Friday, June 23, 2017

Visitors to a popular park have been warned to be on their guard after a poisonous snake bit a woman enjoying a picnic this week.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A community oriented cricket club is facing having to cancel its annual summer fun day after travellers set up camp on its pitch.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

It was a case of David meets Goliath when a handful of residents attended a planning inquiry to oppose controversial cemetery plans.

Politics

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sitting down to write my first column for the Recorder as Hornchurch & Upminster’s new MP, I realise this is one of the first opportunities I have had properly to reflect on the whirlwind of the past seven weeks.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Residents and ward councillors have come together in an attempt to stop over development in the borough.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Recorder would like to hear from people living in temporary accommodation in Havering – such as hostels or bed and breakfasts.

Education

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Following the expansion of primary schools throughout the borough, a consultation has launched asking for residents’ views on Havering’s secondary schools following suit.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

An Oxford University hopeful will be living in America this summer after being selected to be a UK ambassador for the Hummer Tuttle Foundation and Windsor Fellowship’s UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Nearly 200 students were screened by nurses over two days to check if any of them are at risk of cardiac arrest.

Heritage

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1957:Romford was abuzz with the news that the glamourous Mayoress of a French town was planning a return visit less than a month after leaving.

Friday, June 23, 2017

The first hot air balloon was developed by the Montgolfier brothers in Paris in 1783.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Holy Cross Church held a launch event on Sunday, June 18, to celebrate an upcoming exhibition about a popular artist who was killed in the First World War.

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