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Monday, September 11, 2017

A Seven Kings doctor has spoken of her horror after she was told by police a man who hurled Islamophobic abuse at her would likely only receive a warning.

As schools reopen for the new term, Prof Ged Martin focuses on the woman who gave her name to one of the borough’s best

The family of a former Harold Hill man who died after being assaulted outside a pub in Brentwood have paid tribute to his ‘incredible zest for life.’

Littering and fly-tipping is a blight on our communities. Picture: KEN MEARS

A carer went above and beyond her role when she saw that her 99-year-old client’s garden was overgrown and ants were spreading into her kitchen.

A search is underway for a man who it is believed made his way into an empty church on Saturday and caused hundreds of pounds of damage to religious statues.

Pupils at the Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls were left “shocked and overwhelmed” after receiving their A-level results this morning.

Two burglars from Havering have been jailed for their part in an organised scam that saw a family melt down approximately £1.4m of stolen gold jewellery.

A family of jewellers will spend a total of 20 years behind bars for their part in “an organised gold scam” involving stolen jewellery worth £1.4m.

A teenage busking duo beat thousands of entrants to land first place in a talent competition.

A generous building firm that has raised thousands for a charity that supports people with life-limiting illness, added to the phenomenal amount raised over the years last week.

A busking duo is gearing up to impress a panel of judges to make it through to the grand final of a London-wide competition which celebrates street music.

Children were hopping, skipping and sprinting their way across the finish line, all in the name of sports day.

1957:Romford was abuzz with the news that the glamourous Mayoress of a French town was planning a return visit less than a month after leaving.

The first hot air balloon was developed by the Montgolfier brothers in Paris in 1783.

Two women are in hospital after being shot in a drive by shooting in Romford last night.

More than 200 people gathered at a popular beauty spot to take part in an annual 10k and family fun run.

Following the expansion of primary schools throughout the borough, a consultation has launched asking for residents’ views on Havering’s secondary schools following suit.

Dressed up to the nines in tuxes and cocktail dresses, shop staff were recognised for all of their efforts at a swanky awards ceremony.

Abuse abounded in a 19th century parish council election, as Prof Ged Martin explains

Kelvedon Hall’s history stretches all the way back to the Domesday Book and a new festival within its grounds hopes to become just as significant for years to come.

For our final week of Local History Month coverage, we asked three local historians to share some thoughts on what they love about the occupation, how they look into their subject matters and what inspired them initially to delve into the past

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).

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