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Motorcyclist ‘breaks pelvis’ in Brentwood Road, Hornchurch, collision

A 41-year-old motorcyclist is believed to have fractured his pelvis in a collision with a car on Brentwood Road, Hornchurch.

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Two men were arrested on suspicion of armed robbery.

Men arrested on suspicion of armed robbery of Upminster home

Men who threatened a woman with a knife and gun on her own doorstep, were chased away by the victim’s son with a bat.

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ADHD student Reno White  is upset at Royal Liberty School for rejecting his registration after being accepted in the first place.

11-year-old boy with ADHD misses first week of school

An 11-year-old boy diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has missed his first week of secondary school, after his mum was told at the last minute that he was not on the registration list.

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Shown is Peoples Postcode Lottery Millions event at King George's Playingfield Brentwood. Pictured is the winners of £200k and £400k left to right Byron Crawford, Sonia Cunningham.  Pictures © Darren Casey / DCimaging.co.uk 07989 984643

Brentwood couple cash in on £600k in Postcode Lottery win

A couple are thanking their lucky stars after they cashed in on a cool £600,000 lottery win last week.

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The man was charged at Barkingside Magistrates' Court

Man charged after Romford PCSO received fractured skull

A 24-year-old man has been charged with wounding after a car chase ended in a Romford police community support officer (PCSO) receiving a fractured skull.

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Natasha and Jay Necati at their arts and crafts business in Harold Hill

Harold Wood arts and crafts shop opens a year after closing up at shopping centre

An arts and crafts business has bounced back by opening its brand new shop – a year after closing down its shopping centre store.

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Michael Thomas had been in a critical condition for a week. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Police appeal for witnesses after man with knife threatens couple in Brentwood park

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man with a knife threatened a couple in a park.

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Brentwood railway station.

Broken Brentwood station lift leaves commuters stranded

Frustrated elderly and disabled rail users have been unable to access a station platform for more than three weeks.

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Mayor of Havering Linda Trew at Havering Town Hall in Romford.

A day in the life of Havering’s Mayor

For the Mayor of Havering, there’s no such thing as a typical day. Most will be filled with three or four engagements plus casework and meetings – taking up as many as 365 days a year.

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School sign of the former Brookside Junior School

Harold Hill school that ended academic year in turmoil positive about new term

A troubled junior school that ended the last academic year in turmoil after the exit of its headteacher has said it has brought in a range of improvement measures for the forthcoming term.

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Navestock woman, 74, in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving

A 74-year-old woman is due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court after she was accused of causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

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The motorcyclist was a 32-year-old male

Driver guilty of officer attack: Hunt still on for passenger who fractured Romford PCSO’s skull

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a constable following a police chase in Romford.

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Brentwood man arrested on suspicion of prostituting a child and supplying Class A drugs

A 68-year-old Brentwood man has today been arrested on suspicion of arranging the prostitution of a child under the age of 18 and supplying Class A drugs.

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Police are hunting the attacker

Police community support officer suffers fractured skull after Romford police chase

A community support officer has been left with a fractured skull after a police chase in Romford last night.

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Cllr Russell Quirk in front of the Warley Training Centre plot, which is due to be turned into a space for affordable housing.

More than one third of Brentwood young people still live at home according to new report

Thousands of adults cannot afford to fly the nest, according to a new report that documents the number of people continuing to live with their parents into their 30s.

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Chris Stevens studio. Picture: Havering College

Romford Pictures: Havering students to grace exhibition alongside Hockney and Freud

Work by some of the 20th century’s greatest artists will go on show in an exhibition organised by a Havering College lecturer.

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3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Club news: 3rd Gidea Park Scouts return from their summer camp in Snowdonia

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

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