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TRAVEL: Delays and cancellations on Greater Anglia services in to London

Passengers are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes this morning on Greater Anglia trains between Southend and Liverpool Street.

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TRAVEL: Delays affecting Romford trains services

Passengers are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes this morning on Greater Anglia trains between Southend and Liverpool Street.

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Gareth Anstee, 19 with his robot Distopia

Hornchurch robot wars youngster enjoys record-breaking debut

A 19-year-old has been busy breaking records as he and his trusty robot dismantle competitors across the country.

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Luke Rogers robbed the taxi driver with an imitation firearm. Picture: Met Police

Jailed: man who spared shooting Romford taxi driver because he was ‘nice’ to him

An electrician who spared shooting a Romford taxi driver during a robbery because he was “nice” to him has been jailed.

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A pair dressed for the St George's Day celebrations.

Romford Market celebrates St George’s Day

Flags were waving at the weekend as thousands celebrated Wednesday’s St George’s Day early.

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Tim Stittle, from Hornchurch, who is cycling from London to Paris in July to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice. [Picture: Saint Francis Hospice]

Former cyclist from Hornchurch undertaking challenging ride in memory of parents

A gruelling ride awaits a former professional cyclist, who is taking on the challenge to raise funds for the hospice which cared for his parents.

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Members of the RM1 WI group with the pamper bags they made up for the Havering Women's Aid Refuge. [Picture: Nicola Harris]

Club News: RM1 WI

Secretary Nicola Harris talks about how her club is shaking up the image of the WI.

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Community champion Lesley Dunn dressed as a chick with Elise and Emel Suleyman. [Picture: Lesley Dunn]

Easter activities at Hornchurch supermarket raise nearly £400 for charity

A week of fundraising in the run-up to Easter has led to a supermarket raising £388 for charity.

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MP Andrew Rosindell, 48

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell breaks guidelines intended to prevent ‘suspicious’ campaigning practice

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has broken Electoral Commission guidelines by providing the local Conservative headquarters as the return address for postal vote applications.

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Geoffrey Walkley, 69, who spent 35 years building a dolls house for his daughter

Better late than never! Hornchurch man completes daughter’s doll’s house after 35 years

A little girl’s dream of having her own doll’s house has come true - 35 years after she made the wish.

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Murad Shaikh enjoyed the musical activities

Romford children’s hospice provides Easter fun for families

Eighteen families enjoyed the Easter activities on offer at Richard House Children’s Hospice.

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(Pic: Mo Metcalf-Fisher) Romford Tories employ some dogged determination

Buster hits the campaign trail with Romford Tories

Buster the staffordshire bull terrier hit the campaign trail in the dog eat dog world of politics with the Tories in Romford over the weekend.

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The Young Bloods

School of Rock! Youngsters to compete in Havering’s Last Band Standing

Future rockstars will have the chance to showcase their talent at Havering’s first ever battle of the bands competition.

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Rosemary Shearman

Trial of man accused of murdering Hornchurch pensioner Rosemary Shearman set to begin

The trial of the man accused of murdering Hornchurch pensioner Rosemary Shearman is due to begin.

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Mrs Moss with her letter from Bristol CID

eBay scammer caught 10 years after Romford woman tried to track him down

Police have arrested an alleged serial eBay scammer after a Romford resident who was conned tried to track him down herself.

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Update: Police tell public to avoid wrong unmarked car stolen from sleeping officer’s Brentwood home

Police warned the public to avoid the wrong unmarked police car after one was stolen from outside a sleeping policeman’s house.

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Greater Anglia services between Liverpool Street and Shenfield have been affected.

Trains will not stop at Manor Park or Ilford stations due to emergency engineering works

Trains from London Liverpool Street will not be stopping at Forest Gate, Manor Park or Ilford stations until around 2pm.

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Money raised from the campaign will go to baby charity Tommy's. Picture: Danny Lawson

Romford shoe retailer urges families to get their feet measured for charity

Shoe retailer Brantano is launching a campaign to improve foot health and raise £25, 000 for charity.

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Charity skydiver Chantelle Hallwood with Minnie and Micky mouse

Skydiver aims to make Disneyland dream come true for six-year-old Harold Hill leukaemia sufferer

A community campaign is aiming to make a six-year-old leukaemia sufferer’s wish come true by paying for a trip to Disneyland.

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Members of the RM1 WI group with the pamper bags they made up for the Havering Women's Aid Refuge. [Picture: Nicola Harris]

Club News: RM1 WI

Secretary Nicola Harris talks about how her club is shaking up the image of the WI.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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