July 24 2014 Latest news:
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A man was killed after he was struck by a train at Shenfield railway station, Brentwood, yesterday (Tues).
A fuel leak has caused a collision between a car and a lorry causing two lanes to be closed on the M25 in the Brentwood area.
Police in Havering are set to become RoboCops next week as they don body-worn video cameras to catch criminals in the act.
Police fear cars are being stolen to order after two Jaguars worth a sum of nearly £70,000 were stolen from the Brentwood area in four days.
A knife-wielding attacker whose victim was left fighting for his life outside Queen’s Hospital has been jailed for three years.
Gang members carrying out a string of armed hold-ups and robberies across east London have been jailed at the Old Bailey for a total of 90 years between them.
A man left scarred by an assault which saw him slashed in the face with a knife is still suffering flashbacks.
A burger seller has been grilled for dishing out side orders of illegal cigarettes from her van.
A pensioner who assaulted a young girl more than 50 years ago after forcing her to draw a picture of him naked is facing prison.
A restaurant boss has been banned from being director of any business for the next six years the Home Office has ruled after he was found employing three illegal workers.
A bemused homeowner was told he could not ring from his landline due to a high number of calls being made through the night to west Africa.
A Romanian-born man who stole air conditioning units from a scrap metal yard in Rainham has been ordered to do 200 hours community service.
The owners of a spaniel that was “completely emaciated” with its bones protruding when found by police have been banned from keeping dogs for five years.
Shoplifting has shown a big increase at one store in Romford, police figures show.
A badly injured horse “thrown away like she was a piece of rubbish” had to be put down after she was found at a fly-tipping hotspot in Upminster on Monday.
A care home nurse from Romford was jailed today after being secretly filmed manhandling and poking a 92-year-old dementia patient in the face and telling her to shut up.
A driver who stabbed a man in the face after their vehicles nearly collided has been jailed for six years.
A Horncurch man hurled £200,000 of cocaine out the window of his Range Rover as he led police on a 90mph chase with his pregnant partner and 18-month-old child in the car.
Police have released this image of a man they want to question after two children were mugged in the subway under Mercury House in Romford.
A man drunkenly tried to hijack a market trader’s van in Romford before attacking him and running away, a court heard.
The new council leader is proposing that a Boris bike-style scheme should be introduced for councillors and officers in Brentwood – and be named Barry’s Bikes.
Officers from Havering Police have released the CCTV footage of the moment a 71-year-old woman became victim of a distraction theft.
Andrew Rosindell MP has removed a picture of him grinning next to convicted sex attacker Rolf Harris from his Facebook page after receiving complaints.
Two firefighters were injured and taken to hospital as they tackled a blaze believed to have been started by girls who set a bin on fire outside a dry cleaners.
A 71-year-old woman has said she relives the attack that saw a couple fleece her of £500 while she used a cashpoint alone every night.
A Hornchurch man caught with a breadknife in public told police he wanted to “do himself in” after an argument with his girlfriend.
Two benefit cheats have been ordered to pay back the money they illegally claimed.
A water company must pay nearly £95,000 after a “catastrophic” sewage leak contaminated a Brentwood brook killing more than 1,500 fish.
Fears over dangerous “trophy dogs” and their owners have been triggered by attacks on humans and other animals.
A council tenant has been jailed for eight months after a cannabis farm was discovered in his home.
A father of two young children has been jailed for two years after he assumed the identity of an American to live illegally in the UK.
A former driving instructor from Kelvedon Hatch has been charged with 19 counts of indecent assault.
The decision to allow Jason Da Costa his freedom came the same day that MPs voted in favour of a new law to increase sentences for knife possession.
A man who nearly died after being stabbed by his housemate during a row over the washing up has described the judge’s decision to spare his attacker prison as “ridiculous”.
In New Scotland Yard a team of highly-skilled analysts are predicting where criminals may strike in Havering.
Havering police have increased the number of officers able to deal with domestic violence after a rise in attacks was predicted during the World Cup.
Residents will be given top priority over brand new council properties after a lettings policy was pushed through last month.
A man is suspected to have caused self inflicted injuries earlier tonight, in Ingrebourne Hill, Rainham Road, Rainham, just after 7.30pm.
A mother-of-two who conned Havering Council out of more than £19,000 in housing and council tax benefits while volunteering at the authority has been ordered to do 200 hours of unpaid work.
A man and a woman were arrested by Crowlands Primary School, in London Road, Romford, earlier this afternoon.
Jason Da Costa nearly killed his housemate when he stabbed him in the torso during a “petty” and “stupid” argument over the washing up but received a suspended prison sentence today.
Police are appealing for information after a woman was struck down by a moped while walking her dog.
Jason Da Costa who stabbed his housemate with a carving knife during an argument over the washing up, according to his victim, failed to turn up to sentencing today.
As lightning illuminated the skies over Redbridge and Havering Recorder readers reached for their cameras to capture the extreme weather.
Treasurer Anita Audritt talks about Hare Park Badminton Club.
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