September 1 2014 Latest news:
Blue badge fraudsters were targeted in a joint operation by the council and the police last week.
Thousands of adults cannot afford to fly the nest, according to a new report that documents the number of people continuing to live with their parents into their 30s.
A man riding a quad bike was rushed to hospital and is in a “critical but stable condition” after he hit a telegraph pole and received serious head injuries yesterday.
A drugs minister and a parent charity have slammed claims by a controversial Havering councillor that easing drug laws would see people become users to get help – just like single mothers with social housing.
A mum will lead a protest outside Parliament against immigration laws that prevent partners from outside the EU being granted a visa unless the British citizen earns more than £18,000 a year.
A young girl who relearned to walk, talk and smile at a children’s charity while recovering from a brain injury has celebrated by attending her Year 6 leaver’s prom.
MP Jon Cruddas has demanded an explanation from Havering Council after a memorial was left hidden by scaffolding on the centenary of the First World War.
A rising star of the stage has secured a scholarship to study at one of the country’s top music and drama schools.
An abandoned training centre that has sat empty for six years is set to be transformed into 38 new homes and a community centre, netting the council £3million.
A councillor is “delighted” that he has been cleared of making “insulting and racist” remarks at a town hall meeting about residents of Havering and Newham as well as a council officer.
Chaos descended on Havering Town Hall during the public sector strikes last Thursday as eight councillors found themselves trapped inside the building after a meeting, setting off an alarm in the process.
Improvements to Gallows Corner will be discussed with TFL bosses at a meeting later this year.
A restaurant boss has been banned from being director of any business for the next six years the Home Office has ruled after he was found employing three illegal workers.
More than 25 Havering schools are closed or partially closed today by a public sector strike which is also disrupting council services and the fire brigade.
More than 25 Havering schools will be closed or partially closed tomorrow by a public sector strike which also threatens to disrupt council services and the fire brigade.
At 11 years old, Emily Kinder seems an unlikely driving force leading a two-year-old campaign to improve road safety outside her Upminster school.
Controversial “spy cars” - which help raise hundreds of thousands of pounds in parking fines - are to be banned.
A new free school for Havering has today been approved by the government, with prime minister David Cameron praising plans to drive up standards as “truly commendable”.
A councillor has accused Havering Council of “deliberately” witholding information and giving “untrue” answers to an FOI request he made, as he fights plans to expand an existing waste site.
Opposition councillors are among those who have taken top posts at the council, leading to the deputy mayor being labelled a “hypocrite”.
Will London’s Mayor Boris Johnson run as an MP in Hornchurch and Upminster in 2015? The rumour mill is certainly spinning fast enough to suggest it is a possibility.
The council voted for the following councillors to chairman and vice-chairman of the committees.
Cllr Roger Ramsey, who was elected leader at the full Council meeting yesterday, has announced the new cabinet responsibilities. They are as follows:
Tonight’s annual meeting of the council was a short but fruitful affair, which saw a new mayor, council leader and cabinet announced.
A 46-year-old man has been charged with sexually touching a 12-year-old girl and sexually assaulting another aged 16, at the Havering Show.
Angela Hutton writes about the Scout’s summer camp spent in a traditional Welsh mining town
A D-Day hero has been awarded the highest honour that can be bestowed by the French government.
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