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Amelia, Mark and Lauren McManus with the hat, shoes and old newspaper found under floorboards (Picture: Steve Poston)

Emerson Park family find ‘30s artifacts hidden under floorboards

Mark McManus was prepared for a shock when he lifted up the floorboards to rewire his Emerson Park home – but he got a little more than he bargained for.

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Firefighters striking earlier this year

Firefighters announce further action in pension dispute

Firefighters have concluded eight consecutive days of strike action during which crews left the scene of non-life threatening blazes - including a industrial estate fire in Rainham.

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The M25 anti-clockwise will close (Picture: Rui Vieira/PA)

Overnight closure of M25 in Essex commences at 10pm

The M25 in Essex will be closed between junction 27 and 25 anti-clockwise overnight to allow repairs to take place.

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Lightning over Hornchurch at about 9pm on Friday.

Romford pictures: Lightning strikes over Havering and Redbridge

As lightning illuminated the skies over Redbridge and Havering Recorder readers reached for their cameras to capture the extreme weather.

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Members of Hare Park Badminton Club. [Picture: Anita Audritt]

Club News: Hare Park Badminton Club

Treasurer Anita Audritt talks about Hare Park Badminton Club.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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