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Yesterday, 12:08

A man was stabbed in the chest when a gang stormed his home and attacked him with a meat cleaver and an axe.

Tue, 07:00

A charity is appealing for other organisations to be wary of cyber attacks after its own computers and website were hacked last week.

Friday, June 26, 2015

A person has been arrested following a police manhunt in Romford town centre.

Friday, June 26, 2015

A drink driver has written an incredible letter to police praising the officer who arrested him and helped turn his life around.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Benefit cheats have stolen almost £1.5million from cash-strapped Havering Council over the past year – and 34 of its own workers have also committed fraud.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Police have cordoned off AGP Steel

An early-morning fight in a steelworks factory has led to an arrest for GBH and a man being taken to hospital.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Donna and Bridget

The granddaughter of an elderly abuse victim is urging people to speak up about the problem that “crushed” her family.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Scene of the accident in Rainham on Thursday. Picture: Robert Noon.

A 24-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in New Road, on Thursday afternoon.

Monday, June 22, 2015

An attempt by alleged rogue traders to target an elderly couple was thwarted thanks to bank staff.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Image released by police

An e-fit of a man has been released by police investigating the serious assault of a woman in Romford last year.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Scene of the accident in Rainham on Thursday. Picture: Robert Noon.

A 13-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital following a traffic accident in New Road, Rainham, yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The office was unmanned just days after Rainham residents protested for better policing in the area

Police have apologised for not manning an office for two of the three hours a week it is advertised to be open.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Queen’s and King George hospitals

Legal proceedings are being taken against the NHS trust which runs King George Hospital and Queen’s Hospital alleging that staffing shortages led to poor care.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The first call of the day was a success

Assaults, fraud and shoplifting in Debenhams were all dealt with by Havering’s police on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Charlbury Crescent. Picture: Google Maps

Drug dealing, fighting, stealing electricity and guests entering via a ladder have led Havering Council to close down a flat.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Havering Police are tweeting live as they fight crime around the borough.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Streetwatch volunteers with police officers

A pioneering, Boris Johnson-backed police scheme aiming to drive down crime is being piloted in Upminster – by volunteers as old as 80.

Monday, June 15, 2015
A children's play area in Harold Hill destroyed in arson attack. Picture: Havering Police

Part of a children’s play area has been destroyed by fire in what police have called a “senseless and selfish act”.

Friday, June 12, 2015
He concealed this knife in his waistband. Picture: Havering Police

A man who hid a 10-inch knife in his waistband after being caught speeding has been spared jail.

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Cllr Jeff Tucker organised a mass protest to urge the council to do something about an increase in burglaries in Rainham and to install CCTV cameras.
Rainham currently has none in the village.

Disgruntled residents have turned out in their droves to demand police action over what they feel is a spike in burglaries and street crime.

Thursday, June 11, 2015
The man police are looking for

A man who threatened a became abusive on a bus and threatened the driver is wanted by officers investigating the incident.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Tudor House, which was being used as a hotel until yesterday

A secret £40-a-night hotel in an affluent cul-de-sac has been told to close after oblivious neighbours discovered it on booking websites.

Friday, June 5, 2015
Funeral of Chadwell Heath family found dead. Picture:

Grief-stricken family and friends gathered at a funeral after a woman and her daughters were found murdered last month.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
The Pc has won her right to appeal after not working for three years

A Pc has won her right to appeal after being sacked for honesty and integrity reasons – in a saga that has rumbled on for three years.

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