Gidea Park News

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Circus company stilt walking, Owen Collison, seven, Ruby Dennison, nine and  Mia Collison, 11

Council leader Roger Ramsey writes about the upcoming Havering Show

Harriet and Caitylin from Gidea Park Girl Guides

Linda Taylor from Girlguiding Gidea Park writes about the girls’ recent activities

Gidea Park Scouts

Angela Hutton from 3rd Gidea Park Scouts writes about their 80th birthday celebrations

Marathon runner Rob Young with a Royal Liberty pupil

A man who ran 370 marathons in a year helped a secondary school celebrate their sporting successes.

Bean bag cinema

You’ve seen cinemas of the rooftop, drive-in and hot tub variety – now a scout group has come up with a new way to watch your favourite film.


The 5th Gidea Park Brownies started the year with a visit to the pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, at the Queens Theatre.

The case is being heard at the Old Bailey (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A GP fondled two patients while treating them for erectile dysfunction, a court heard today.

This handgun was recovered by officers

A handgun, 5kg of cocaine and £100,000 in cash were found in an Upminster home.

Laura Davies with her youngest daughter Katie, seven

When Laura Davies looks upon her seven-year-old daughter Katie, she sees a vivacious young girl with a zest for life.

The Scouts' festive 'light painting'

Angela Hutton writes about the Yuletide fun had at the 3rd Gidea Park Scout group

Brownies and their leaders outside London World Centre

Lynda Taylor from the Gidea Park guides and brownies rounds up recent and upcoming events

Gallery owner Mark Belda and artist Ryan Callanan with the Stormtroopers

Stormtroopers usually need no defending when under the command of Star Wars villain Darth Vader.

3rd Gidea Park Scouts visited the Welsh coastal town of Aberdovey

Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town

Brandy, winner of scruffiest dog with owners Chelsea and Grace. Picture: Sandra Rowse

A competition to find the prettiest, cleverest and even scruffiest dogs took place at the weekend.

Violet Dorkings with research nurse Karen Dunne

It sounds like something from a science fiction film, but a robotic arm is helping give a 90 year old stroke victim a new lease of life.

Club News: Third Gidea Park Scouts

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Third Gidea Park Scouts

Angela Hutton, from Third Gidea Park Scouts, reports on the club’s recent activities

The charity cake sale raised more than £1,400 for the Cry charity

A cake sale has raised almost £1,500 in memory of a tragic teenager who died suddenly last year of a suspected heart problem.

Aashi Sinha. Picture: Facebook

Family and friends of a teenager who died suddenly of a suspected undiagnosed heart problem are raising money for a cardiac charity in the girl’s memory.

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