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A young homeless family were left stranded after Havering Council’s credit card payment was declined at the hotel they were due to stay in.

Frances Bardsley Academy School, in Romford, has a farm where the students get stuck in and it is used as an alternative form of learning.
Katie Pidgeon, age13 Katie Willetts, age13 and Amelia, age12 with Baby Lionhead rabbits.

A school has welcomed some newborn rabbits and ducklings on to its farm just in time for Easter.

Debbie McCarthy with her dog Missy at the spot in Raphael Park where her six-month-old chihuahua Peanut died when he was hit by a council buggy

A devastated couple have been left with a “hole” in their lives after their tiny six-month-old chihuahua died in a collision with a council buggy.

Emergency services at the scene in Brentwood Road. Picture: @CADEphoto

Updates on disruption to roads and train services:

Bus and car crash in Romford

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Emergency services at the scene in Brentwood Road. Picture: @CADEphoto

A boy believed to be 16 is being treated after a crash between a bus and a car near Romford town centre.

Author Mike Hollow. Picture: Stephen Crockford

A former journalist is set to explore east London’s criminal underworld during the Blitz.

Greater Anglia tweeted a picture of the fire at Wickford which is causing services between Liverpool Street and Southend to be suspended (Picture: Twitter/@GreaterAnglia)

A total of 72 trains between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria have been cancelled today.

Flowers left in memory of Nancy Wilson. Picture: Edd Buckley

Social media has been awash with tributes following the death of a teenage girl who was hit by a car.

The two images issued by police. Picture: Essex Police

Police are hunting for two men after meat was taken from a Co-operative convenience store.

Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch. Picture: Google Street View

A teenage girl has died after she was hit by a car on Friday.

Parked cars. Picture: PA/Stefan Rousseau

The council stands to make thousands of pounds after changes to nighttime parking were made official.

A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Services are almost back up to speed for Greater Anglia following cancellations this morning however there are still some disruptions.

A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Delays are expected to continue until 10am and some trains will only be stopping at alternate stations.

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood. Picture: Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

An animal sanctuary has submitted a petition in the hope of securing a bright future for the 400 animals it cares for.

Kipling Close, Warley. Picture: Google Street View

Police have arrested a woman in relation to an alleged fraud which happened last month in Warley.

Cllr Roger Ramsey

House prices are predicted to rise in Havering in the next five years thanks to the opening of the Crossrail route, which will run through the borough.

James Harris, Mary Harris and Jen Sheridan.

A mother of two is taking on a half marathon challenge after her mum was diagnosed with cancer.

A woman had her wrists and ankles tied up following an armed robbery at a shop.

Crown Street, Brentwood - image taken from Google Street View

The benefits of shopping locally have been emphasised amid an emergence of homegrown entrepreneurship in Brentwood town centre.

The Dunton Garden Suburb drop-in event on Tuesday at St Francis Church, West Horndon. Picture: Brentwood Borough Council

An environmental group has slammed council proposals to build on green belt land, fearing Brentwood’s rural outskirts will become a “concrete jungle”.

police tape

Three men are due to appear in court following a police investigation into a burglary.

Let it Go with Elsa and Frozen this Christmas at a sing-along screening

A pop-up experience inspired by Disney film Frozen is set to excite children.

The Genesis cinema in Whitechapel. Picture: Matt Thompson

A businessman has announced plans to build a cinema/community hub on the site of a derelict car park.

30 more bereaved children will be able to receive counselling thanks to the grant. Picture: Shutterstock

A timely £40,000 grant will enable a bereavement charity to cope with the anticipated increase in youngsters dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Police are looking for a suspect who was wearing a blue hood top after money was stolen from a parked car.

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