<![CDATA[News]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:17:26 +0100 <![CDATA[Council asks for residents’ views on closing Upminster roads by fly-tipping hot spots]]> /news/council-asks-for-residents-views-on-closing-upminster-roads-by-fly-tipping-hot-spots-1-5123492

A public consultation has launched asking for residents’ views on closing roads around some of the borough’s most notorious fly-tipping hot spots.

1.5123492 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:17:26 +0100
<![CDATA[Hexit: Havering Council will make its decision tonight on if the borough should leave London]]> /news/hexit-havering-council-will-make-its-decision-tonight-on-if-the-borough-should-leave-london-1-5123471

The proposal for Havering to leave London will be discussed at tonight’s council meeting.

1.5123471 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:11:59 +0100
<![CDATA[Ricky Hayden killing: Romford bouncer murder jury begin deliberations]]> /news/ricky-hayden-killing-romford-bouncer-murder-jury-begin-deliberations-1-5123444

Jury deliberations began today in the murder trial of much-loved club doorman Ricky Hayden.

1.5123444 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:57:01 +0100
<![CDATA[Basildon man jailed for five years for his part in crime spree that started in Harold Hill]]> /news/crime-court/basildon-man-jailed-for-five-years-for-his-part-in-crime-spree-that-started-in-harold-hill-1-5123342

A man has been jailed for five years for his part in a late night crime spree that began when two cars were stolen in Harold Hill in June.

1.5123342 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:30:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Community chairman steps up campaign against Hornchurch post office closure]]> /news/community-chairman-steps-up-campaign-against-hornchurch-post-office-closure-1-5123306

A community chairman has taken another step forward in his campaign to prevent a post office from being closed.

1.5123306 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:17:23 +0100
<![CDATA[Elderly Harold Wood residents prevented from selling homes due to bridge work delays]]> /news/elderly-harold-wood-residents-prevented-from-selling-homes-due-to-bridge-work-delays-1-5122564

Elderly homeowners are being prevented from selling up and downsizing because of delays to bridge replacement works.

1.5122564 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:39:25 +0100
<![CDATA[The Liberty shopping centre invites children to take part in fun summer activities]]> /news/the-liberty-shopping-centre-invites-children-to-take-part-in-fun-summer-activities-1-5122500

Are you struggling to think of ideas to keep your little ones entertained over the summer holidays?

1.5122500 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:09:36 +0100
<![CDATA[Collier Row busker to battle it out in London-wide street music contest Gigs]]> /news/collier-row-busker-to-battle-it-out-in-london-wide-street-music-contest-gigs-1-5121779

A busking duo is gearing up to impress a panel of judges to make it through to the grand final of a London-wide competition which celebrates street music.

1.5121779 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:09:14 +0100
<![CDATA[Operation Venice: Reporter shadows police to find out what is being done about moped crime in Havering]]> /news/operation-venice-reporter-shadows-police-to-find-out-what-is-being-done-about-moped-crime-in-havering-1-5121748

Moped gangs have been terrorising residents for months, causing people to be scared to walk down the street. Hayley Anderson was invited to shadow officers, and find out what action was being taken.

1.5121748 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:05:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Hornchurch primary school unveils new name at special end of term celebration]]> /news/hornchurch-primary-school-unveils-new-name-at-special-end-of-term-celebration-1-5121506

A primary school will celebrate the beginning of another year in September with new pupils and a brand new name to match.

1.5121506 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:31:28 +0100
<![CDATA[Special ceremony celebrates start of work on Romford free school’s permanent site]]> /news/education/special-ceremony-celebrates-start-of-works-on-romford-free-school-s-permanent-site-1-5121105

A special ground breaking ceremony was held last week to celebrate the start of ground works on a new state-of-the-art purpose built school.

1.5121105 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:41:36 +0100
<![CDATA[Driver handed suspended sentence for fleeing fatal crash with motorcyclist in Gidea Park]]> /news/crime-court/driver-handed-suspended-sentence-for-fleeing-fatal-crash-with-motorcyclist-in-gidea-park-1-5120849

A driver who failed to stop at the scene of a crash, which killed a speeding 23-year-old motorcyclist, has been given a fourth month suspended sentence.

1.5120849 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:13:02 +0100
<![CDATA[Cancellations to services between Chadwell Heath and Romford due to trespasser]]> /news/cancellations-to-services-between-chadwell-heath-and-romford-due-to-trespasser-1-5120308

Due to a trespass incident between Chadwell Heath and Romford, all lines are curently blocked.

1.5120308 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:01:27 +0100
<![CDATA[Havering show: Final acts and entertainment announced]]> /news/havering-show-final-acts-and-entertainment-announced-1-5120258

The final acts and entertainment of the borough’s biggest summer event, the Havering Show, have been unveiled.

1.5120258 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:06:37 +0100
<![CDATA[Deviant Harold Hill teen who touched himself and groped victims as young as 11 in Havering parks avoids jail]]> /news/crime-court/deviant-harold-hill-teen-who-touched-himself-and-groped-victims-as-young-as-11-in-havering-parks-avoids-jail-1-5120134

A perverted teenager who sexually assaulted two women and girls aged 11 and 13 in Havering parks has been handed a 12 month referral order.

1.5120134 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:20:42 +0100
<![CDATA[‘It was only a matter of time’: Romford residents furious after two men shot at ‘illegal rave’]]> /news/crime-court/it-was-only-a-matter-of-time-romford-residents-furious-after-two-men-shot-at-illegal-rave-1-5119549

Not enough was done to shut down an alleged illegal rave where two men were shot and another stabbed this weekend, angry residents claim.

1.5119549 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:06:59 +0100
<![CDATA[Queen’s Hospital midwife retires after delivering thousands of babies]]> /news/queen-s-hospital-midwife-retires-after-delivering-thousands-of-babies-1-5119227

Veteran midwife Sheila Baldwin has helped plenty of babies into world but she is retiring from the NHS after 30 years of service.

1.5119227 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:18:20 +0100
<![CDATA[No one injured in Romford car crash that left smashed vehicle on its roof]]> /news/no-one-injured-in-romford-car-crash-that-left-smashed-vehicle-on-its-roof-1-5119144

A driver had a lucky escape in the early hours of Sunday morning when they walked away unscathed from a crash that had left their badly damaged car on its roof.

1.5119144 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:40:45 +0100
<![CDATA[Romford charity secures £6million of GLA funding for new homes in Havering, Barking and Dagenham and Thamesmead]]> /news/romford-charity-secures-6million-of-gla-funding-for-new-homes-in-havering-barking-and-dagenham-and-thamesmead-1-5118888

A youth charity which has been serving the community for more than 100 years has secured funding to build 100 new affordable homes.

1.5118888 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:59:55 +0100
<![CDATA[Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals’ 10-year nursing development scheme]]> /home/barking-havering-and-redbridge-hospitals-10-year-nursing-development-scheme-1-5118734

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

]]> 1.5118734 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:09:40 +0100 <![CDATA[Romford heavy metal band A Story at Three hopes to make it through to final of competition]]> /news/romford-heavy-metal-band-a-story-at-three-hopes-to-make-it-through-to-final-of-competition-1-5118637

A heavy metal band from Romford is playing to defeat their competition and make a bigger name for themselves.

1.5118637 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:44:51 +0100
<![CDATA[Two men arrested after pair shot and another man stabbed at Romford party]]> /news/crime-court/two-men-arrested-after-pair-shot-and-another-man-stabbed-at-romford-party-1-5118597

Two men were shot and one stabbed at a private party in Romford in the early hours of Sunday morning.

1.5118597 Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:27:18 +0100
<![CDATA[London in Bloom judges pay visit to Havering]]> /news/london-in-bloom-judges-pay-visit-to-havering-1-5116834

Judges from the prestigious annual London in Bloom competition have paid a visit to Havering.

1.5116834 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:23:36 +0100
<![CDATA[Havering’s talented youngsters awarded cash gift to help reach their goals]]> /news/havering-s-talented-youngsters-awarded-cash-gift-to-help-reach-their-goals-1-5116825

The borough’s most gifted young people were recognised for their hard work and talent with certificates and awards last week.

1.5116825 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:17:40 +0100
<![CDATA[Hornchurch mum launches online campaign to highlight borough’s family-friendly activities]]> /news/hornchurch-mum-launches-online-campaign-to-highlight-borough-s-family-friendly-activities-1-5116823

A mum-of-two has launched an online campaign to promote the borough and its family-friendly activities.

1.5116823 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:16:41 +0100

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