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A “proactive” stance in encouraging male domestic abuse victims to come forward is not being taken by Havering Council, according to the chairman of a charity.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Boy racers have been holding huge meet-ups in Ferry Lane, Rainham.

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
CCTV images of man police want to speak to. Photo: Metropolitan Police

This is the man police want to speak to after staff were threatened by a hammer-wielding robber.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Cash seized by HM Revenue and Customs

A criminal gang caught with bundles of illicit cash made from selling alcohol illegally has been jailed for a total of 19 years.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Dr Mohammed Haq on his way to St Albans Crown Court. Photo: South Beds News Agency

A doctor found guilty of indecently assaulting a teenage girl and three women during unnecessary clinical examinations was jailed on Friday.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Epping Forest

A Collier Row woman who tried to save on her household bills by foraging for mushrooms in Epping Forest has paid a high price for the dinner table delicacy she never even got to eat.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Munashe Charles Kutyauripo

A 16-year-old boy has denied murdering Collier Row teenager Charlie Kutyauripo at a birthday party.

Friday, April 22, 2016
The medals are the World War Two African Star, World War One 1914/15 Star and the World War One George V 1914-1918 British Empire Medal Picture: greatwar.co.uk

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 76-year-old man’s military medals after three men posed as “waterboard officials”.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Three of the golf club's memorial benches were vandalised on Sunday as well as their clock tower and a picnic bench was thrown into the pond. Managing director Tony Healy.

“Disgusted” golf club staff have spoken of their shock at discovering vandals had destroyed three memorial benches beyond repair.

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Lorraine Barwell was a custody officer working for Serco

A prisoner who kicked a custody officer and caused the brain haemorrhage that led to her death, has been detained at Broadmoor psychiatric hospital indefinitely.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Police are hunting for a suspected burglar, who is believed to have ran towards Hall Lane after a burglary in Avon Road, Upminster

Police are searching for a suspected burglar after he ran away from the scene of a burglary.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Havering Police have called on residents to be

Havering Police have called on residents to be “extra vigilant” after a series of distraction burglaries has taken place in the borough.

Monday, April 11, 2016
Lorraine Barwell was a custody officer working for Serco

Custody officer Lorraine Barwell died after she was kicked in the head by a prisoner she was helping to escort from Blackfriars Crown Court, a jury heard today.

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Upminster patrols.

Residents in Heaton are invited to join a community policing scheme which aims to drive down crime with the help of volunteers.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Massive £10,000 Fly tip in little Guppins Lane, Upminster.
Cllr Bob Benham.

A 10 tonne, 9ft high fly-tip which will cost £10,000 to remove is the latest mound of rubbish to be left strewn all over a notorious dumping hotspot.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
London Ambulance Service took one person to hospital

A woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Ukip's Parliamentary Candidate for Romford, Gerard Batten

London’s MEP has condemned this morning’s Brussels airport and metro station attacks.

Friday, March 18, 2016
Police have arrested a man in conncetion to a fatal accident on the M25  Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

Police were called to a Cranham pub last night after a man was stabbed with what an eyewitness described as “a machete” during a drunken St Patrick’s Day brawl.

Friday, March 18, 2016
Dr Mohammed Haq on his way to St Albans Crown Court. Photo: South Beds News Agency

A doctor was found guilty yesterday (Thursday) of indecently assaulting a teenage girl and three women during unnecessary clinical examinations.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Tesco secuity staff Neil Connelly and his manager Andy Stringer in front of the store in Hornchurch Road, Roneo Corner

The elderly victim of a scam said a Tesco security manager deserves a medal for catching four people suspected of attempting to take her bank card.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Police have arrested a man in conncetion to a fatal accident on the M25  Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

Police were called after a man was assaulted and suffered a head injury in a shop in Broadway Parade, Hornchurch.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Michael Lewis has been jailed in connection with a series of cash in transit robberies

A gang of robbers who targeted cash-carrying vans were jailed for more than 20 years on Monday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A car was set alight last night in a suspected arson attack

A car went up in flames in a suspected arson attack last night.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Wanted: Former dentist Edmond Fenton at his Cape Town home

A businessman, who is wanted on 348 criminal charges in South Africa, is today exposed by the Recorder.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Police have been investigating two rapes in Haringey

An investigation by Essex Police into sporting event ticket websites has led to the arrest of eight people accused of taking £500,000 from customers.

Monday, March 7, 2016
CCTV footage of man vandalising Bay Tree Medical Centre, Collier Row Lane, Collier Row

CCTV footage has been released of a mysterious pensioner who police are appealing for help in identifying in connection with criminal damage at a medical centre.

Monday, March 7, 2016
A pupil was stabbed in the leg last Thursday

Havering Police are losing more than 200 officer shifts a month as they are taken off their usual beat to work on public order operations across the capital.

Sunday, March 6, 2016
Assault in South Street, Romford

A 22-year-old man suffered an injury to his hand during an assault in South Street, Romford, early this morning (Sunday).

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Photo: Joe Giddens

The family of a 75-year-old said they are “devastated” after he was conned out of £380 by a “stranded motorist”.

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Romford Police Station. Picture: Google

A two-timing police officer defrauded an insurance company after a car accident as she tried to keep her affair a secret, a court heard today.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
A pupil was stabbed in the leg last Thursday

A school principal has said pupils safety is being taken “extremely seriously” following an attack on a student last week.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
A man has been found not guilty on three counts of sexual assault. Image: PA

A mental health worker who used false documents to get his job of 10 years in the NHS has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment.

Friday, February 26, 2016
The Recorder has reported on seven incidents involving harmful substances in the past three weeks

Harmful chemicals, such as acid, used in a spate of attacks have been branded Havering’s “weapon of choice”.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
A pupil was stabbed in the leg last Thursday

Police have been called to reports of a teenager being stabbed.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Pic shows PC John Wigglesworth. FILE PICTURE
A disgraced police officer who had sex with a 14 year-old schoolgirl after grooming her online is facing a jail sentence and the end of his career.
PC John Wigglesworth, 46, befriended the teenager on the social network site Netlog after getting her to confide in him about the death of a close relative.
He picked her up from school and took her back to his home in Essex on two occasions - first for 'kissing and cuddling' and then for sex.
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A police officer who had sex with a Redbridge schoolgirl he groomed online has been jailed for four years today.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
The goose was found with a crossbow bolt sticking out of his body in Hornchurch Country Park

A goose has died after it was shot with a crossbow bolt in Hornchurch Country Park, yesterday.

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Emma Hall, sentenced to life for the murder of Luke Harwood, with a 17 year minimum. Photo: Met Police

A woman jailed for life after being convicted of a brutal murder may launch an appeal after judges ruled the law she was convicted under has been wrongly interpreted.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
A man has been found not guilty on three counts of sexual assault. Image: PA

The sentencing of policeman who admitted having sex with a 14-year-old schoolgirl has moved to Thursday.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Three teenagers have been arrested following five robberies

Three teenagers have been arrested following five robberies where victims were threatened with a “noxious substance”.

Friday, February 19, 2016
Shaheed Forde-Bryan has gone missing from the Cherry Tree House care home in Collier Row

Police are appealing for information to find Shaheed Forde-Bryan.

Friday, February 19, 2016
Sgt Ken McNish and Ward Officer Belinda Goodwin are ploting a scheme called Streetwatch. They are the first in the met to do it and it'll be in Cranham and Upminster

An 86-year-old stroke survivor has fallen victim to a wave of burglaries to have swept through Upminster and Cranham in the New Year.

Monday, February 15, 2016
Tesco at Lakeside. Picture: Google Maps

A grieving widower is begging thieves to return irreplaceable pictures of his partner.

Monday, February 15, 2016
Leah Clarke Dyer (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Havering Police are increasingly concerned about the welfare of a 14-year-old girl, who was last seen at her home in Romford on Wednesday.

Friday, February 12, 2016
The 230-page file was mistakenly handed over to the boy's mum

A data protection blunder has resulted in personal details of neighbours who complained to police about a teenage tearaway being given out – to his mum.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
One of the Cessna light aircraft used to import drugs

The trusted lieutenant of a drug smuggling mastermind has been jailed for 23 years after £33.5million of cocaine was brought into Britain by air,

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