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Julie Marson has been announced as the Conservative candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, saying she promises to help “deliver Brexit”.

Campaigners who believed they were successful in thwarting plans for a controversial cemetery next to a golf course, are once again fighting proposals.

A mum-of-two has warned a political party against taking voters for granted by selecting election candidates not familiar with the area.

An MP has accused the prime minster of “flip flopping” over her decision to call a snap general election on June 8.

The snap election announced by Theresa May yesterday, has been approved by MPs.

With the snap general election set for June 8, here are all your vote-registering questions answered in preparation for election day.

A snap general election has been called by prime minister Theresa May, to be held in June.

The borough’s MPs are as divided in their response to Theresa May’s snap general election announcement as the infighting alluded to in her speech this morning.

In just under two years, Britain has had one general election, one referendum, two prime minsters and faces the prospect of a third.

Theresa May’s snap general election on June 8 has received the full support of Romford MP Andrew Rosindell.

The prime minister Theresa May has announced a general election on June 8.

An MP has condemned European Union (EU) leaders saying they are taking security measures for granted during Brexit negotiations.

There are calls for the Mayor of London to adopt Havering’s pioneering approach to reducing crime around nightclubs and bars across the capital.

It’s been the news that 70 per cent of voters in the borough have been waiting for since that historic moment on June 23 when the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

Havering’s children’s services is to receive a £2.4million boost over the next two years, it was announced today.

A petition for the government to do more to tackle fly-tippers was launched by a residents’ association today.

Forced to adapt its services to meet increasing demand and complex family situations the council’s children’s team remains determined to develop a service that fits families.

A businesswoman has welcomed the news that chancellor Philip Hammond has ditched his national insurance contributions (NICs) rise for self-employed people.

Councillors are trying to reassure members of the community worried about development in the green belt after a farm was put up for sale.

The mother of a two-year-old boy who was taken to hospital last week with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning said more should be done to protect families in private-rented accommodation.

An accountancy firm has said announcements made by chancellor Philip Hammond in Wednesday’s budget could hit business owners and the self-employed hard.

Jon Cruddas slammed the chancellor’s budget as a “smoke and mirrors” failure for working people, schools and the National Health Service.

An MP is to call for a public holiday in June to mark the Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee.

Local politicians are divided over how to proceed with leaving the EU following amendments to Article 50 in the House of Lords.

The council has inadvertently found itself in the middle of a neighbour dispute over two-metre high antisocial walls.

The proposal to close Hornchurch job centre is another example of “putting profit before people”, according to Rainham’s MP.

Animal rights campaigners have made a desperate plea to Romford’s MP in a bid to spell the end to wild animals in UK circuses.

The Mayor of London has been lambasted for his pre-election pledge of “zero strikes” as commuters face more delays this morning due to another Tube strike.

Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell has welcomed the latest figures showing employment across the UK reaching its highest rate since records began.

As MPs made their final votes on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, the Recorder carried out to poll to ascertain the views of people in the borough.

“Start listening to professional consultants and doctors,” was the appeal from a carer as Havering Council gets ready to receive new powers to help disabled people get into work.

A family man who is facing eviction has urged the council and its officers to be more compassionate.

Havering Council has confirmed it will raise council tax, car park charges and a number of other rates in order to bridge a funding gap from central government.

As MPs get set to make their final votes on the Brexit bill the Recorder want to know what the views of the people of Havering.

The Recorder has produced an easy-to-understand guide to everything Brexit after the country took a massive step towards leaving the EU on Wednesday.

An 18-month saga over the fate of a historic art deco cinema rumbles on as gridlocked traffic continues to cause concern.

Booze-free bars for teenagers could form part of a crackdown aimed at curbing alcohol-fuelled crime and street drinking.

Brexit supporters have hailed a “momentous” night after MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of beginning the process to leave the European Union.

A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers more than £33m a year in lost revenue, according to new figures.

More than 150 protesters braved the cold in a determined effort to make sure councillors heard their voices loud and clear.

A doctors’ union representative has said the government is “totally wrong” for trying to force GPs to keep their surgeries open for longer.

Proposals for land to be converted into a Muslim cemetery – with up to 10,000 burial spaces – has been given the green light.

Despite Ofsted inspectors rating a vulnerable children’s service as requiring improvement, its department head remains optimistic.

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