Search

Remembrance Day 2017: Share your stories

PUBLISHED: 16:53 13 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:53 13 October 2017

Remembrance poppies laid at the Hornchurch War Memorial

Remembrance poppies laid at the Hornchurch War Memorial

Archant

Remembrance Day 2017 is fast approaching and the Recorder is seeking personal stories – which have not been shared with us before – to complement our coverage.

Did you serve with the armed forces? Or was one of your ancestors a soldier, nurse, or home front worker?

Whether modern or historic stories, we would love to hear from you, and tales from less well known conflicts are also welcome, as are experiences of non-combat roles, such as from young people who are cadets, or adults who work with veterans.

If you would like to share a story, please contact Beth Wyatt by emailing bethany.wyatt@archant.co.uk or calling 020 8477 3988.

Our coverage will also include publicising commemorative services due to take place around the borough on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day.

For more information on the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal 2017, keep an eye on the website as events are announced: britishlegion.org.uk.

Latest Romford News Stories

Conservative group leader councillor Damian White has been named the new leader of Havering Council after a tense Town Hall meeting last night (Wednesday, May 23).

A group of residents held aloft placards and chanted “Tories out” outside Havering Town Hall last night (May 24) amid claims some independent councillors were “betraying voters” by propping up a new Conservative administration.

09:44

Pupils and staff of St Mary’s Hare Park Primary School and nursery celebrated the royal wedding with a tea party as they unveiled their new mosaic designed by every body at the school.

It’s the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.

Yesterday, 17:00

Police have introduced new technology including scrambler bikes and handheld stinger devices to try and tackle moped crime in the borough.

Yesterday, 15:31

Harrow Lodge Primary School in Hornchurch celebrated the royal wedding in true Great British style as children and staff took part in a prince and princesses party.

Yesterday, 15:00

The new leader of Havering Council will be elected at the council meeting tonight.

Yesterday, 14:22

On the eve of the wedding of the year, Saint Francis Hospice staff and volunteers celebrated with a Royal fundraising breakfast.

PROMOTED CONTENT

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now