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12:03
Champion Ganda, of Harold Hill, was stabbed to death in Forest Gate.

A third man has been charged with the murder of a Harold Hill teenager.

Wed, 16:48
Armed police were called to reports of a person with a firearm in Osborne Road, Hornchurch

Armed police and a police helicopter attended the scene in Osborne Road but no suspect or weapon was found

Wed, 13:45
Cannabis factory in Rainham (@MPSHavering)

A cannabis factory in a residential property in Rainham has been discovered by police.

Tue, 11:46
Aiden Mahony, known to friends as Oggy, was stabbed in January

A pubgoer accused of stabbing a man to death after he was told not to abuse a barmaid has said he had only been trying to scare the victim.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Thomas Mann, a disabled dad who was attacked in his car while shopping at the Brewery, in Romford.
Thomas, with his wife Veronica.

A disabled dad has recalled the shocking moment when angry thugs attacked his car and threatened to beat him up in broad daylight.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Aiden Mahony, known to friends as Oggy, was stabbed in January

A Tottenham Hotspur fan was stabbed in the heart after he stepped in to defend a barmaid from an enraged drinker a court heard today (Tues).

Friday, June 10, 2016
A murder investigation has been launched

More officers will be available to Havering Police during the next month as pubs and clubs are set to fill for Euro 2016.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Business owner Ricky Oliver is hoping to make a fresh start with his company

A business owner has put “nine months of hell” behind him after thieves made off with £30,000 of equipment.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
A woman was rescued this morning from Archway Bridge

An appeal has been launched to shop owners after two newsagents were raided by an armed gang in the last week.

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A jury in the trial of a 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing his former friend to death has failed to reach a verdict.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Chelmsford Crown Court

A man has been jailed for eight years for his part in a bloodthirsty 30-second attack on a Romford traveller who had his hand virtually chopped off.

Monday, May 30, 2016

A community psychiatric nurse has been suspended from working for a year after she accessed medical records without clinical justification and acted aggressively in front of a patient.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Nearly 100 police officers from across London attended the scene at the Orchard Village estate, Rainham, in July last year. About 300 residents were evacuated for eight hours. Credit: @beckileigh_x

A man who tested a homemade bomb in his kitchen causing the evacuation of hundreds of people, wanted to kill himself after being arrested over child pornography, a court heard on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenager who stabbed his former friend to death outside a 16th birthday party told the Old Bailey he did it “to protect” himself.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court Pic: John Stillwell/PA

A business owner in Collier Row has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison after being found guilty of laundering cash totalling £166,000.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A friend of Charlie Kutyauripo’s told the Old Bailey that he was stabbed to death due to an argument over a tracksuit.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
A general view of Basildon Crown Court in Basildon, Essex.

A man who has pleaded guilty to having an explosive substance under suspicious circumstances is due to appear in court this afternoon (Thursday).

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenage girl warned two boys to stop arguing – “it’s a 16th birthday party” – moments before one of them was stabbed to death, a court heard.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Plans for an indoor trampoline park to open in an empty wharehouse in Harold Hill have been agreed by the regulatory service committee last night /Credit:SamuelSchultzbergBagge

An indoor trampoline park is due to open in a 2,100 metre square empty warehouse on June 1.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Soni was sentenced at Romford Magistrates' Court today for sex attacks on East London buses, including on the Number 5 in Dagenham

A shop worker was jailed on Wednesday for sexually assaulting four females on east London buses – including a 16-year-old schoolgirl.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Town hall

The new mayor of Havering will be sworn in at a ceremony tonight.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A 16-year-old girl said she saw Charlie Kutyauripo “catching his last breaths” moments after he had been stabbed outside a birthday party, a court heard.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Paddy Dear

All shades of orange will be seen next Friday as children turn out to support the UK Sepsis Trust.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Retirement properties could be built in High Street, Hornchurch Picture credit: Google streetview

Plans for 32 sheltered retirement apartments in High Street, Hornchurch, have been submitted to Havering Council.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Charlie Kutyauripo, 16, who was stabbed to death in Woodford Bridge. Photo: @MostAuthentic

A teenager stabbed his former friend to death outside a 16th birthday party allegedly due to a row over a tracksuit, a court heard.

Monday, May 16, 2016
Ricardas Klimawskis was last seen leaving Emerson Park Academy on Friday

Police are appealing for help to find a 15-year-old boy, who did not return home after school.

Monday, May 16, 2016
The unveiling of Upminster War Memorial - picture curtosey of Britain in Old Photographs: Upminster and Hornchurch by Tony Benton

Upminster War Memorial has been given Grade II listed status by Historic England.

Monday, May 16, 2016
Tania Pontes is missing from her home in Harold Hill

Police are appealing for help to find a 14-year-old missing from her home in Harold Hill.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Chanelle Whittaker whose house was broken into and valuable videos and pictures taken from the safe

Irreplaceable home videos and war medals have been stolen, leaving a father-of-five devastated.

Friday, May 13, 2016
CCTV image of suspect

Police are appealing for information on a robbery of a 13-year-old boy in Romford.

Friday, May 13, 2016
A nine-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a car

A warning that criminals are using perfume to knock out victims before attacking them is fake, police have said.

Friday, May 13, 2016
CCTV images showing the robbery take place in Cranham on April 18. Photo: Met Police

A masked robber who threatened Tesco staff with a hammer and left with a till full of money has admitted the crime.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Two of the men police wish to speak with in connection with the violence outside the Boleyn Ground

The hunt for West Ham fans who threw bottles at police and the Manchester United team bus is under way.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
David Babbs with friend Chris Creevy in hospital after the attack

An appeal has been launched to find the thugs behind an attack which left a moped rider’s knee “smashed to smithereens”.

Monday, May 9, 2016
A nine-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being hit by a car

Armed police swarmed a house and arrested two men after reports of gun shots being fired this morning.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
A CCTV still of Arvydas Filipavicius during one of his armed robberies

An armed robber has been jailed for 10 years after conducting a series of attacks on Lithuanian convenience stores with an air gun.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
David Babbs with friend Chris Creevy in hospital after the attack

A moped rider has recalled the harrowing moments of being smashed off his bike and having his kneecap beaten by hammer-wielding robbers.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
More support has been called for to encourage male domestic violence victims to come forward. Photo:ThinkstockPhotos/Carlos Gomez Bové

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”.

Breaking News

05:19
The Union Jack pictured next to the European Union flag in London                  Picture: Yui Mok/PA Images

Havering has voted to leave the European Union with 70 per cent of voters supporting a Brexit.

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