Fast food fans in Romford rejoice - McDonalds in South Street has reopened – and its got futuristic.
Andrew Rosindell chose to celebrate 25 years of public services with a “star-studded” knees up at London Zoo.
Havering has joined five other local authorities in an alliance that plans to “speak up for north east London”.
Six Havering Council staff have been sacked in the last year for taking too many sick days.
A flea ridden rescue dog is about to start her new life as a sniffer hound with Essex Police.
An “exciting” 20-year plan for Romford and the spending of £3million in TfL funds dominated the Havering Council cabinet meeting last night.
A judicial review will be held into Havering Council’s decision to tax severely disabled people.
Top council chiefs are plotting to extend the back office merger between Havering and Newham to include joint-working with Bexley, the Recorder can reveal.
Benefit cheats have stolen almost £1.5million from cash-strapped Havering Council over the past year – and 34 of its own workers have also committed fraud.
Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has apologised for a “stupid mistake” after “accidentally” claiming £30 on expenses for funeral flowers.
His own son may have told him he “used to be famous” but Ed Miliband was recognised by some eagle-eyed youngsters on a visit to the Houses of Parliament.
Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has launched a campaign to have a mobile breast cancer screening unit for Havering residents moved to Romford.
A former Ukip councillor who left the party in mysterious circumstances was sacked after impersonating a building inspector, the Recorder can reveal.
Costly plans to celebrate the Queen becoming the longest-reigning monarch by renaming an estate could go ahead despite widespread outrage – including one woman writing to Her Majesty herself.
New homes and jobs in Rainham, the Romford leisure development and the departure of the children, adults and housing group director were all discussed at last night’s full council meeting.
MPs are “caught in the middle” over “unacceptable” plans to increase their wages, according to Dagenham and Rainham MP, Jon Cruddas.
A pioneering project targeted at patients suffering several long term illnesses, to prevent additional pressure on A&E, is being carried out in Havering.
Ukip councillor Philip Hyde has resigned from the party and will now sit as an independent.
A pensioner, who could become homeless, has appealed for more provision be made for elderly people who are forced out of privately rented accommodation.
‘You would think we were selling crack cocaine instead of a glass of ale.’
The attractive streets of Havering are being turned into eyesores as fly-tippers dump mountains of rubbish in roads and green spaces – leaving tax-payers to foot the clean up bill.
Train services from Shenfield to London Liverpool Street will be run by TfL from May 31.
Charity workers are warning of an impending homelessness crisis as new figures reveal Havering Council has drastically missed its housing targets.
Last night’s annual meeting of the council saw Cllr Brian Eagling be elected as the new Mayor of Havering.
Beer aficionados waiting patiently for Havering’s first micropub will have to wait a little longer to fill their glasses.
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