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Forensic experts examine the car for evidence

Dead body found in car in Tesco Gallows Corner ‘may have been there a month’

A man found dead in his car in Gallows Corner Tesco may have been there for a month, a police spokesman has said.

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Angel Williams

Girl, 13, missing from Romford

Police are increasingly concerned about a missing 13-year-old from Romford.

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Romford YMCA is urging residents to be aware of bogus collectors

Romford charity’s warning after bogus collector calls at homes

A charity is warning members of the public to be aware of bogus collectors after claims of a scammer turning up at people’s homes.

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Billy Green being lead away from court. Picture: The Press and Journal.

Hornchurch World Cup reveller jailed for Aberdeen airport bomb lie

A 39-year-old Hornchurch man has been jailed for pretending to have a bomb in an airport while still under the influence after watching the World Cup on TV the night before.

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Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend works close parts of Tube and Overground network

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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Todd outside Barkingside Magistrates' Court

Family of partners killed by bus in Romford ‘disappointed’ with ‘lenient’ sentence

A judge asked the families of two men killed after being hit by a bus in Romford town centre to put themselves in the place of the driver and “thank God” it has never happened to them.

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Mr Cruddas gets his hands dirty

Video: MP Jon Cruddas visits Rainham college construction centre

It’s not often you see politicians in a hard hat and overalls, but Labour’s Jon Cruddas bucked the trend on Friday.

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This is not a picture of the actual incident

Havering’s eyebrow-raising animal rescue incidents revealed by London Fire Brigade

Stories about cats stuck up trees are often mocked as the mainstay of local journalism – so it turns out we’ve been neglecting our trade in recent years.

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CCTV room in Romford

Havering Council and police trial runs new CCTV system to catch criminals

Police and Havering Council are joining forces to catch criminals using the latest CCTV technology.

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RAGS celebrating World Autism Day at Queen's Theatre, in Hornchurch, earlier this year

Club News: Romford Autistic Group Support (Rags)

Co-ordinator Jackie Perryman describes how her charity supports parents of children with autism.

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Traffic jam on the road

Travel: Accidents on M25 and A13 causing delays

07.47: Greater Anglia trains to London via Shenfield are subject to a five minute delay due to late running intercity services causing congestion.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson announces TFL's plans to improve the Gallows Corner junction by 2016.

Boris Johnson announces TfL Gallows Corner plans to be completed by 2016

London Mayor Boris Johnson has confirmed that work by TfL to improve the Gallows Corner junction will be completed in 18 months.

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Gabriele, whose husband Alan Poston died after being hit by a car on the street outside their house (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Widow of Harold Wood man killed by car: I saw this man in the road, I thought ‘God I hope it’s not Alan’

The widow of an elderly musician killed by a car outside his Harold Wood home has spoken of the tragic moment her “heart was ripped out” when she found her husband lying lifeless in the road.

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Brentwood woman charged with drink-driving after car park crash

A woman has been charged with drink-driving after a car crashed and overturned in a car park.

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Gerard Batten, currently a Ukip MEP for London

Romford Ukip candidate Gerard Batten MEP: ‘Far-right Euro deal is necessary evil’

Ukip MEP and Romford parliamentary candidate Gerard Batten has defended his party’s deal with a far-right grouping in the EU parliament whose leader uses racial slurs and questions the Holocaust.

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Laura McLaughlin has been missing since yesterday afternoon

UPDATE: Harold Hill woman, 42, found

A 42-year-old woman has returned home after going missing from Romford following an appointment.

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Picture posed by a model (PA)

Gang culture on the rise in Romford

Gang culture is on the rise in Havering, with the borough’s young people being targeted by groups from Dagenham.

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Forensic experts examine the car for evidence

Update: Man found dead in car in Gallows Corner, Romford, named as Behar Brace

A man found dead in a car in the car park of Tesco in Gallows Corner, Romford, has been named as Behar Brace.

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Lois Mackie, Mavis Lindsey, Mark Reeves, Graham Arthur, Colin Brooks and Seun Oluwaseun Okupe who work for the Harold Hill Foodbank which was broken into but is doing well now after Havest donations

Harold Hill foodbank enjoying healthy harvest period

A food bank that was struggling for stock and raided earlier this year is now enjoying a rise in donations thanks to school harvest appeals.

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Roy Weaver and Bill his dog.

Hero dog Bill saves Harold Wood owner from smoke-filled home

A retired mechanic slept through his fire alarm as his home filled with smoke after he fell asleep cooking his lunch - but his dog came to the rescue.

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Havering Town Hall

Extraordinary council meeting passes controversial allowances motion

Havering Council tonight passed a controversial motion revising special responsibility allowances in the first full meeting of a new coalition administration.

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This is not the ufo spotted in Romford. Picture by Gerhard A. E. Uhlhorn from Flickr

‘Silver orb’ UFO spotted in Romford sky

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s a UFO, according to one Romford resident.

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Heavy police presence in Rush Green Road, Romford

Police block off Rush Green Road in Romford

Heavy police presence has led to one of Romford’s busiest roads being blocked off.

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Andrej Malinovskij is guilty of murder. Picture: Met Police

Killer employee caged for life for murdering Harold Hill’s Evaldas Svolkinas

A former employee of Harold Hill carpenter Evaldas Svolkinas has been jailed for life today after a jury found him guilty of murdering his boss over a cash dispute.

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Forensic experts examine the car for evidence

Body found in car in Gallows Corner, Romford

A man in his 50s was found dead in a vehicle in the car park of Gallows Corner Tesco, in Romford, in the early hours of this morning.

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Police foil bogus detective’s plan to con pensioner at Brentwood bank

A bogus detective’s ploy to scam a pensioner out of thousands was foiled by police.

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Matthew Hopkins (L-R) with the Patient transport team Julie Murphy, Alison Franklin, Wendy Curtis, Tracy Sellen, Dave Tong and Lisa Oldshaw. Picture: BHRUT

Havering patient transport staff drive home with award

In a world of saving lives using revolutionary care techniques, those who make sure patients arrive for their treatment in time can sometimes get overlooked.

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Trains

Travel: Greater Anglia London-bound trains delayed

08.23: There are delays of around 15 minutes on trains to London Liverpool Street via Shenfield due to earlier poor rail conditions in Diss.

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Phones, tablets and laptops have been banned from the school grounds to combat cyber bullying at Acland Burghley School. Picture: Edward Smith

iPhone app for Havering recyclers

Green Points collectors will now be able to access their rewards via an iPhone app.

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Traffic jam

Travel: Heavy traffic on A406 near Redbridge Roundabout

18:05: A broken down car on the A406 North Circular northbound at the M11 split has caused two lanes to be blocked. Traffic is slow moving from Ilford.

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MP Andrew Rosindell, 48

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell labels circus bill as ‘theatre’ and was ‘asked to object’

Andrew Rosindell has hit back at “extremist” animal rights activists who bombarded him with abusive messages after he objected to the circus bill.

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The Greenwich Over 55s Club celebrate their victory at the Better Club Games 2014 in the Copper Box Arena

Over 55s get competitive at tournament in Olympic Park

Former Olympic javelin champion Tessa Sanderson CBE was on hand to present medals to winners at the annual Better Club Games.

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Andrej Malinovskij is guilty of murder. Picture: Met Police

Former employee found guilty of killing Harold Hill carpenter Evaldas Svolkinas

A former employee of Harold Hill carpenter Evaldas Svolkinas was today found guilty of abducting and murdering him over a debt.

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The scene of the crash in Main road

Woman and child treated for injuries after ambulance crash in Romford

A woman and child are being treated for minor injuries after a car and ambulance were involved in a collision in Main Road, Romford.

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fire engine~8

Dog saves Harold Hill man from fire after he fell asleep cooking

A 67-year-old man slept through his fire alarm as his home filled with smoke after he fell asleep while cooking - but his dog came to the rescue.

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Doctor Joanne Rodda holds a new world triatholon record as the fastest female to have completed the Arch To Arc challenge

Romford doctor smashes world record in triathlon Triomphe

A woman has been named a world record holder after running, cycling and swimming to France.

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Michelle Mitchell, fundraising manager for First Step, kicking off her 130-mile bike challenge at Sainsbury's Hornchurch, with store staff and First Step volunteers

Charity manager kicks off 130-mile exercise bike challenge in Hornchurch

The fundraising manager of a children’s charity is doing her bit by taking on a biking challenge to celebrate the organisation’s anniversary.

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'Poor rail conditions' have caused delays throughout the morning

‘Barrels’ cause delays to Greater Anglia trains at Ilford

Reports of “barrels” on the line caused delays to trains through Ilford this morning.

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Crow Lane Cemtery, Romford. Pic: John Hercock

Romford unmarked Second World War graves to be recognised

Unmarked graves where civilian Second World War casualties were laid to rest will be recognised at a memorial dedication next month.

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