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A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision with a car.

Havering's new chief executive Andrew Blake-Herbert

Havering Council is asking residents how they want to access information.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell

The UK’s membership of the EU is being discussed around the world. But when the Recorder asked for your views many said they wanted the key arguments to be set out, without rhetoric or grandiose claims.

We asked two Havering MPs, on either side of the debate, to help us do just that. Here are Romford MP Andrew Rosindell’s views.

Hornchurch and Upminster MP Dame Angela Watkinson

The UK’s membership of the EU is being discussed around the world. But when the Recorder asked for your views many said they wanted the key arguments to be set out, without rhetoric or grandiose claims.

We asked two Havering MPs, on either side of the debate, to help us do just that. Here are Hornchurch and Upminster MP Angela Watkinson’s views.

File photo dated 17/10/2015 of the 'Let's Save the NHS' rally in London, as a ballot is due to close that could lead to thousands of junior doctors going on an "all-out" strike for the first time ever.

A deal has been agreed in the long-running dispute over a new junior doctors contract.

Sadiq Khan spoke to cheers after his election victory was confirmed at City Hall (Picture: London24)

It’s official: Labour’s Sadiq Khan is the new Mayor of London.

The government has abandoned plans to force all schools to become academies by 2022. Picture: PA/Barry Batchelor

Havering NUT secretary welcomed government’s climbdown on “stupid” plans to make all schools become academies by 2022.

Keith Prince

The Conservatives have retained the Havering and Redbridge seat of the Greater London Assembly (GLA) with a majority of less than one per cent.

Denis O'Flynn

Labour candidate Denis O’Flynn has won the Heaton by-election, doubling the number of councillors the party has in Havering.

Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem)

Havering goes to the polls today to vote for the capital’s next mayor in what has been described by commentators as the “nastiest campaign in decades”.

Resident Brian Laws outside Sunrise Lodge

Hundreds of sheltered housing units for over 60s are under review, as part of a plan to modernise facilities across the borough.

A TfL Rail train. Picture: Hammersfan/Wikimedia Commons

TfL Rail trains from Shenfield to Ilford over the Bank Holiday weekend will be replaced by buses due to engineering works.

Voters will take to the polls to choose the next London mayor and their GLA representatives on May 5

As the countdown begins to Thursday’s elections, we profile Havering and Redbridge’s five local GLA candidates vying to win. Here is what you need to know about your local candidates.

Mayoral candidates including (L-R) Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon, the Green Party's Sian Berry, Tory Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party will be taking part in our online hustings (Pictures; PA)

Next Thursday Londoners will go to the polls to decide who will be the city’s next mayor and we want to know what issues will sway your vote.

Picture: Ellie Hoskins

He wants to scrap Transport for London (TfL), says he supports building “some” houses on green belt land and dismisses his rivals as “robots”, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg for mayoral candidate George Galloway.

Members of the Royal British Legion lead the way to the memorial at 75th anniversary of Romford's worst war time air-raid. Photo: Ann-Marie Abbasah/Archant

A service of remembrance for people who lost their lives one terrible night during the Second World War was held on Tuesday.

Havering's new chief executive Andrew Blake-Herbert

Tough times are ahead Havering Council’s new chief executive has warned, but he’s determined to ensure the borough’s residents have a voice.

Leader of the council Cllr Roger Ramsey said more information would be sent to residents about alternative methods of payment

An update on Romford’s leisure centre, the appointment of a new chief executive and a long-debate on parking charges in parks were all on the agenda of last night’s Havering Council meeting.

Ukip mayoral candiate Peter Whittle

Having grown up and lived in London for the majority of his life the Ukip candidate in the mayoral election this year wants to highlight key issues like immigration and give Londoners “a voice”.

Ukip mayoral candiate Peter Whittle

Having grown up and lived in London for the majority of his life the Ukip candidate in the mayoral election this year wants to highlight key issues like immigration and give Londoners “a voice”.

Green Party's London mayoral candidate Sian Berry

Having fewer cars on our roads will close the 17-year healthy life expectancy disparity between poorer and wealthier parts of the borough, according to one London mayoral hopeful.

Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell credited chancellor George Osborne for backing the A13 flyunder (Pic: PA/Yui Mok)

Chancellor George Osborne will announce his 2016 budget later today with spending cuts likely to feature high up on the agenda.

Lib Dem candidate Caroline Pidgeon for the London mayor election

Having been involved in London politics for 18 years the Liberal Democrat candidate in the capital’s mayoral election wants to show Londoners she has a “credible” plan to improve their city.

The UKIP leader showing his support at the Grassroots Out rally

UKIP leader Nigel Farage rolled into Romford to show his support for voters wanting to leave the EU.

The graph illustrate the answers' collected by the Romford Recorder on its EU survey

For the first time since 1975 voters in the United Kingdom will be given the chance to decide whether or not we should leave the European Union. With prime minister David Cameron setting a referendum date for June 23, our readers make their voice heard.

Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem)

Your chance to quiz the seven top candidates running for Mayor of London in May is here.

Join In:In or out of the EU? Have your say

Friday, March 4, 2016
The EU referendum will be held in June

The Recorder wants to know whether you’d rather be in or out of the EU.

Eddie O'Sullivan and Victor Sarpong both won the seats to represent Havering at the UK Youth Parliament elections. Photo: Mark Sepple/Havering Council

Two new borough representatives were elected to champion matters important to young people at the UK Youth Parliament on Thursday.

The annual Sleep Easy event at the YMCA branch in Rush Green Road, Romford

Fundraisers braved plummeting nighttime temperatures to highlight the increasing problem of homelessness among young people, on Friday.

Mayoral candidates including (L-R) Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon, the Green Party's Sian Berry, Tory Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan of the Labour Party will be taking part in our online hustings (Pictures; PA)

Not sure who deserves your vote at the London mayoral elections?

Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan joins volunteers to door knocking in Ilford North.

Labour’s London Mayor candidate has ruled out building on Havering’s green belt, despite the capital’s “housing crisis”.

Head teacher Paul Ward say standards in schools could fall if recruiting teachers continue to be so difficult

School standards will drop if difficulty recruiting teachers continues, a headteacher has warned.

Zac Goldsmith at the Archant offices in Barking

Tory London Mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith said he would look again at plans for accident hotspot Gallows Corner in a wide ranging interview with the Recorder.

Council is set to increase by 3.99 per cent

Residents face a bigger council tax bill after a 3.99 per cent increase was given approval on Wednesday.

Jon Hill outside Buckinham Palace after receiving his CBE. Photo: Jon Hill

When a loved one dies families can take comfort in having a body to bury and grieve over, but for decades the relatives of Northern Ireland’s “disappeared” have not.

The 230-page file was mistakenly handed over to the boy's mum

A data protection blunder has resulted in personal details of neighbours who complained to police about a teenage tearaway being given out – to his mum.

Anila Dhami, 24, from Rainham, is one of 10 Women's Equality Party candidates standing in the GLA elections in May

A TV presenter, keen dancer and GLA candidate for the Women’s Equality Party, Anila Dhami wants to bring confidence to women in Havering.

Andrew Rosindell delivering his victory speech after winning the Romford seat last year

“A complete and utter flop” is how Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has described David Cameron’s renegotiations over Britain’s EU membership.

Students from low-income backgrounds maybe left unable to afford university following government vote to scrap a grant. Photo: Chris Ison/PA Wire/PA Images

A vote to scrap student maintenance grants for those starting in September 2016 and beyond was controversially passed in Westminster last week.

Cllr Lawrence Webb

A groundbreaking vote in support of the EU “Out” campaign dominated the full council meeting, but it angered some members.

The sorry state of Romford Market at 11.30am on Saturday

The Romford Market transformation looks set to go ahead after Boris Johnson agreed to stump up the requested £1million investment and councillors passed plans.

Cllr Lawrence Webb

Havering Council has tonight become the first in Britain to back the EU “Out” campaign after a controversial Ukip motion was passed.

Who would be ruling from Havering Town Hall if 'Hexit' occurred?

London’s happiest borough is set to become a third partner in the existing back-office merger between Havering and Newham councils.

Shane Lynch to give away his luxury car. Photo: Kimberley Hilton/Essex Audi Group

One lucky person will spend the weekend behind the wheel of a celebrity’s Audi TT thanks to a competition that has taken Twitter and Facebook by storm.

Add+Up attended the London Taxi Drivers Fund Children’s Party

A small charity that makes a big difference has received a large donation to keep it running for another three years.

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