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A Romford town centre jewellers was the scene of a smash and grab robbery on Thursday.

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These men are wanted by police in connection with numerous ongoing investigations.

A pub chef and manager who served a poisonous Christmas dinner, which a mother-of-one died after eating, were jailed on Friday.

The country’s burglary hotspots have been revealed – with a Havering postcode making it into the top 10.

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Havering has had more disclosures about high-risk sex offenders than any other London borough – but police were unaware of the fact.

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James Harris, Mary Harris and Jen Sheridan.

A mother of two is taking on a half marathon challenge after her mum was diagnosed with cancer.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Stock image of the Central Criminal Court Old Bailey.

The owner of a beauty parlour allegedly offering “happy endings” in the heart of London has claimed that £383,000 in cash paid to her personal bank account was won at a casino.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Neill Buchel

The trial over the death of dad-of-two Neill Buchel, whose body was found in a Rush Green lake, has been delayed by up to 11 days.

Friday, January 23, 2015
Pic shows Ferdinand Cruz
Ongoing trial of Ferdinand Cruz for sex assault. Doctor accused of groping patients when they asked for help with erectile dysfunction.

A doctor accused of fondling two patients during an erectile dysfunction examination at his practice in Seven Kings wept with joy after winning a year-and-a-half long battle to clear his name.

Friday, January 23, 2015
CCTV images of the gang making off with handbags and other items at the Louis Vuitton store in Sloane Street last year

Five men have been sentenced to more than 26 years in prison after being convicted of a smash and grab raid which netted them more than £70,000 of designer handbags, belts and purses.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Romford and District Synagogue. Picture: Google Maps

Following the Met’s announcement of “heightened concern” for the Jewish community, Romford and District Synagogue has been working with the police to provide extra precautions.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Barkingside Magistrates Court

The director of a Rainham based company who attempted to ship hazardous waste to Ghana was spared prison on Monday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Pic shows Ferdinand Cruz
Ongoing trial of Ferdinand Cruz for sex assault. Doctor accused of groping patients when they asked for help with erectile dysfunction.

The wife of a Gidea Park doctor accused of fondling two of his male patients at his GP practice told a court she had no reason to believe he was bisexual.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Stock image of the Central Criminal Court Old Bailey.

An beauty parlour raked in £500,000 over two years by offering “happy endings” in the heart of London, a court heard yesterday.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Neill Buchel

The wife of Neill Buchel, whose dismembered body was found in a Rush Green lake in April, has described her estranged husband looking like “something from Star Wars” just a month after he moved in with one of the men accused of murdering him.

Monday, January 19, 2015

A woman had her wrists and ankles tied up following an armed robbery at a shop.

Monday, January 19, 2015
The driver throws a punch. Picture: YouTube

A cyclist who was knocked off his bike and attacked by a white van driver is not pressing charges, police have said.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Upper Rainham Road in Hornchurch. Picture: Google Maps

Dumping a large amount of, er, dump, has earned a scrap metal dealer a £670 court bill for fly-tipping.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Romford market place

A suspicious vehicle in Romford Market caused police to cordon off the area in the early hours of this morning.

Sunday, January 18, 2015
The Dunton Garden Suburb drop-in event on Tuesday at St Francis Church, West Horndon. Picture: Brentwood Borough Council

An environmental group has slammed council proposals to build on green belt land, fearing Brentwood’s rural outskirts will become a “concrete jungle”.

Friday, January 16, 2015
Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A retired security guard who left his mother to live in squalor without heating or hot water is facing a jail term after being convicted of fraud and neglect today (Fri).

Friday, January 16, 2015
Neill Buchel

A dad-of-two beaten to death, cut into pieces and dumped in a Rush Green lake took part in Jackass-style pranks with the men accused of killing him, a court heard today.

Friday, January 16, 2015
The cyclist was knocked off his bike. Picture: YouTube

A man has attended a police station in Essex over a cycle video that appeared on YouTube in which a cyclist was assaulted by a van driver.

Friday, January 16, 2015
(Picture: Chris Cockram/Twitter)

A bomb squad this morning blew up a suspicious package left on a ramp outside the Liberty in Romford town centre.

Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver throws a punch. Picture: YouTube

This shocking footage shows a cyclist being knocked off his bike and then assaulted by a white van driver.

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