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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A war hero who was awarded the freedom of the borough in 2011 for his work in the community has died at the age of 97.

A talented teenage writer from Romford has scooped a literary prize from the University of East London’s (UEL).

Family and friends of a young woman who died of cardiac arrest are raising money for a cardiac charity in her memory.

A team of young footballers have emerged victorious after they won the Essex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup on Sunday, May 14.

Cycle enthusiasts who fancy a new challenge are being invited to join three friends taking part in epic fundraising event.

Work will begin on Monday on improvements to the Drill roundabout in Gidea Park.

Passionate protesters presented a petition of more than 1,000 signatures opposing plans for a controversial cemetery to an inquiry which opened on Tuesday, May 9.

Essex has felt its share of earthquakes over the centuries, as PROF GED MARTIN explains

17th century sea captain Andrew Branfill’s name lives on in a street name and even a school. But, says Prof Ged Martin, his business was people trafficking

A shop that has served parents and their children for generations is set to close after 65 years.

Campaigners who believed they were successful in thwarting plans for a controversial cemetery next to a golf course, are once again fighting proposals.

Treating poorly parrots, sickly snakes and ailing alligators is all in a day’s work for vet William Lewis.

County cricket in this part of the world had a sticky start, as Prof Ged Martin explains

Lambretta and Vespa enthusiasts will gather on Sunday to take part in their annual Easter egg collection ride to donate treats to sick children.

If you fancy great Indian food with a modern twist, then do not read this review.

There was a time when Romford had a pub ‘every fifty yards’ as Prof Ged Martin discovers

The son of a notorious underboss of a feared New York crime family who stole millions of pounds, turned his life around when he met his future wife.

Cub scouts were treated to an extra special training session with basketball giants last week.

There are severe delays between Liverpool Street and Brentwood due to a faulty train at Ilford.

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 35-year-old man.

Quizzers put their knowledge to the test while raising thousands of pounds for a good cause.

A mum-of-three received the fright of her life after a humongous tree was brought down by Storm Doris - just yards from her kitchen window.

Officers are searching for a teenager after a 26-year-old woman was punched on a busy bus in Romford.

Storm Doris has already taken effect in the borough after winds brought down a massive tree in a busy road.

There will be no train service between Romford and Upminster this weekend due to planned construction work.

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