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Friday, November 13, 2015

Beer lovers now have a new bottle to try as a brewery launches its latest variety for charity.

Pudsey visted Upminster Junior School for a special assembly for Children in Need. Pudsey with Lloyds Bank (Upminster Branch) staff Steve Wynn and Gina Williams and class 4J

From fancy dress days to baths in beans, residents in Havering will be doing their part to raise money for Children in Need today.

CCTV footage of the vehicle police wish to trace.

Dan seen on CCTV walking away from accident

Angela Watkinson MP  joins Vanilla Room owner Kerry Larcher to celebrate the hair salon's 20th birthday

An independent hairdressers in Hornchurch, which says having cut over 250,000 heads of hair, has celebrated in style its 20th anniversary last week.

Daniel Hancock. Picture: Met Police

A man was found dead at home a day after being struck by a car in Brentwood Road, Romford.

James Bond fan Luke Arnold at home with his collection of Bond memorabilia

The long-awaited arrival of the new James Bond film has inevitably shaken – not stirred – the nation, but few are quite as excited as Luke Arnold.

The Recorder and historian Brian Evans are hosting a spooky tour of Romford for Halloween, raising money for our Fundraise on the First campaign with children's charity First Step. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Take a step back into Romford’s spooky past by taking part in a special event for Halloween.

Havering youth cadets with their trophies

Future crimefighters have done their best to show Havering is in safe hands for years to come by picking up a Met-wide award for a record-breaking second year running.

Lucy French, 31, with her fiance Campbell Gibb-Stuart, 30, who suffered traumatic brain injuries after falling from a 25ft ledge in 2013. Campbell is still in recovering and Lucy receives support from brain injury association Headway, which has monthly support meetings at the YMCA, in Rush Green Road, Romford. Picture: Lucy French

On a summer evening two years ago, Lucy French’s life changed irrevocably.

The girls at Frances Bardsley Academy are celebrating almost 60 per cent achieving grades A* - C including English and maths. (L-R) Renai Turner, Vanessa Onilogbo, Natasha Nyamurera, Anbar Hearn, Abigail McIntyre, Jodie Woodward, Leigh Woodward and Phoebe Moore, all 16.

Thousands of students across Havering are preparing for their next steps after discovering their GCSE results this morning (Thurs).

Firefighters were called to a collision this morning between a car and a lorry.

Grace Taylor, of Drapers Academy, Harold Hill, was in a car accident the same week as her AS-level exams and sat one exam with concussion. She got two As and a B and cried with happiness.

Grace Taylor thought there was little hope of passing her AS-level exams after she was knocked unconscious in a car accident during the exam period.

Students at Havering College picking up their A Level results. Jessica Osei, 17, Stephanie Yeeoah, 18, Tahlia Clark, 17, Thanaphan Sanongkhun, 17, Perry Hughes, 18, Sam Whitehead, 17 and Matthew Attwaters, 18

Thousands of students across Havering nervously opened their A-level results today, to find out their fate for next year.

The West Lodge in Upminster is closing after decades.

A developer has hit out at a “ludicrous” decision to recommend the rejection of plans for new flats after planners gave the green light to previous proposals for a bigger development on the same site.

The Recorder, July 29 1955

This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

Year seven pupils took part in a sponsored walk at Cely Woods for Saint Francis Hospice

A charity that has supported those with life limiting illnesses for 31 years has held a special service to mark its anniversary.

Harriet and Caitylin from Gidea Park Girl Guides

Linda Taylor from Girlguiding Gidea Park writes about the girls’ recent activities

Mayzi, four, with her mum Stacie, her brother Logan, 18 months, and her dad Paul

A disabled youngster is a step closer to having her life changed forever after well-wishers donated thousands of pounds to her family.

Builders have saved an Indian Runner Duck after it injured itself at a property they are working on in Hornchurch. Joe Johnson, Aaron and Nigel Uglow with the injured Bonkers

An accident could have ended much worse if it wasn’t for a trio of quick thinking and kind hearted builders.

Ian Davies, Headmaster of Brentwood School, Essex. A coach driver has died and an adult and a child were seriously injured after a bus carrying British schoolchildren crashed in Belgium, a school spokesman said.

The Brentwood School pupil who suffered a fractured skull in a coach crash in Belgium yesterday morning has been released from intensive care.

The driver of one of the lorries - a 48-year-old man - was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

A coach driver has died and a 13-year-old boy remains in intensive care having suffered a fractured skull after a bus carrying Brentwood School pupils crashed in Belgium.

Sawn off shotgun and drugs found during Operation Kelpie

Eight members of an organised crime gang were jailed yesterday (Tuesday) for a total of 42 years.

The Recorder, June 10 1955

This week in history – 60, 40 and 20 years ago.

At the start, Arc de Triomphe, Paris, from left to right, Mike Day, Mark Chappell, Ian Frost, Dan Haines, Simon Elliot, Colin Mimms, Richard Lawrence, Chris Brown and Steve Lawrence. Picture: Havering & Brentwood Bereavement Service

A group of friends are celebrating after completing a cycle challenge for charity.

Cllr Ron Ower

Plans for 22 controversial new homes in the green belt have been called in for review by a local councillor.

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