This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.
Getting older can be daunting for many women but a mother-of-two has taken it in her stride as she gets fit for 50.
The sun streamed down on the tranquil scene of Russell’s Lake, as sail boats drifted across the clear waters.
Independent high street shops are still in jeopardy because of increased parking charges, according to businesses.
The 4.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Kent this morning was felt in a ninth floor apartment in Romford.
A firefighter says he was “humbled” by the scene of destruction and the camaraderie he encountered while on a rescue mission in earthquake-hit Nepal.
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Charity workers are warning of an impending homelessness crisis as new figures reveal Havering Council has drastically missed its housing targets.
Months and months of fundraising and training in all kinds of weather had led to this moment.
The cousin of a woman who was found dead at her home along with her daughters admitted this week the family had “issues”.
A man has been jailed after he admitted ramming a police officer on a motorcycle who tried to stop him speeding in a stolen car.
A festival-goer who had taken cocaine, ketamine and LSD was dumped in a field by two security staff “for sport”, a jury has heard.
The chief executive of the trust which runs Queen’s Hospital has said initial planning for how it will take the strain as King George’s A&E department is downgraded will start in the next “six to nine months”.
A senior care worker believes “proper training” for staff will stop elderly patients filling hospital beds.
A team of Royal Mail trainers swapped letters for paint and brushes to support St Francis Hospice.
Green-fingered litter pickers took to the streets of Harold Hill last week to rid it of rubbish.
Last night’s annual meeting of the council saw Cllr Brian Eagling be elected as the new Mayor of Havering.
Beer aficionados waiting patiently for Havering’s first micropub will have to wait a little longer to fill their glasses.
The parties went head to head after a gruelling campaign before the electorate took to the ballots to vote for who they thought would represent them best.
A 12-year-old’s design has been hailed as the best in Havering and been pinned up in City Hall.
An academy headteacher who has been absent since September will leave his post this summer.
A rugby club’s senior coach has got the go-ahead to have floodlights installed at the club’s ground after an 18-month battle with objectors.
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