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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Havering’s young stars in the making were wowed by a visit from a pop star last week when former student Rochelle Humes returned to her old performing arts college for the day.

An annual charity run has once again proved a success as it raised hundreds of pounds for worthy causes in the community.

The sacrifice of a police officer brutally murdered while on duty 90 years ago this week was commemorated with two separate services at the weekend.

Detectives from Essex Police are still hoping to trace the owners of this jewellery and distinctive box, which were recovered from a house in Romford and are believed to have been stolen.

Air cadets from Havering and beyond held a special commemorative parade for the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain on Sunday.

More of the borough’s most inspiring youngsters were lauded at Havering’s second Jack Petchey awards evening on Tuesday night.

Havering’s brilliant young people have been rightly recognised at last night’s fantastic Jack Petchey Awards.

Romford’s Muslims used their annual Eid celebration to help spread a message of inclusivity and love this weekend.

Did you spot a fleet of hot air balloons cruising over Havering on Sunday morning?

Youngsters were all smiles at the Mercury Mall’s Summer Celebration this weekend.

A large, fresh leek won the top prize for vegetables at the Elm Park Horticultural Guild’s autumn flower show on Saturday.

Young children with ADHD showcased their talent and creativity during a special show for their parents in Hornchurch last week.

A Romford care home held a fun filled open day on Saturday to promote awareness for the elderly.

In sweltering sunshine, thousands of Havering residents spent the weekend partying away in front of the Havering Show’s three main stages.

The headteacher of Coopers’ Company and Coborn School has praised the ‘outstanding’ performance of the school’s Year 11s in this year’s GCSE examinations.

Indian Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, but for many it is less a time of joy and more a period of remembrance.

More pupils than ever before have achieved the GCSE grades required to study A-levels at Drapers’ Academy.

Police have been stood down after evacuating parts of Romford town centre earlier when a “suspicious package” was found in South Street.

An allotments 100th birthday celebration grew to be a great success this weekend.

A group helping Havering’s disabled residents celebrated its 40th anniversary in style this weekend with a fun-filled barbecue.

A Havering Sixth Form student whose illness forced her to miss a significant part of her course has met with A-level success.

Pupils at the Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls were left “shocked and overwhelmed” after receiving their A-level results this morning.

More than 65 people attended Star Bright Day Nursery’s family fun day, which featured activities ranging from face painting to massages.

Three fire engines were called to a busy high street earlier this lunchtime after a fire broke out above a busy parade of shops.

A 100-year-old great-grandmother marked her first three figure birthday in style, surrounded by friends, family and firefighters.

Hundreds of families flocked to a park at the weekend with their four-legged friends for this year’s Paws in the Park Dog Show.

More than 100 joggers from all walks of life came together for a charity’s inaugural fun run.

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, crescendoes of wind and brass melodies soared from a band hall, celebrating the life of a soldier killed in Iraq 10 years ago.

Members of an athletics club who ran for 24 hours were rewarded for their heroic efforts by winning the top title.

“We need closure,” said the father of a man found dead in dubious circumstances.

A garrison of stormtroopers clad in their iconic armour, took over Brookside Theatre at the weekend for a special Star Wars event.

Hundreds of women descended on Romford town centre on Saturday night for a “Star Walk” in support of Saint Francis Hospice (SFH).

Science would not normally be your first thought when making sherbet, or engineering spring to mind when you visit a theme park, but students have been discovering a new way to look at everyday activities.

“None of us here are pushed into this role,” said a sergeant responding to claims that police are not doing enough to tackle crimes in the borough.

Eight fire engines and 40 firefighters tackled a blaze involving a stack of cars at a scrap yard last night.

Children were hopping, skipping and sprinting their way across the finish line, all in the name of sports day.

As hundreds of children prepare to make the transition to secondary school after the summer term, a special project is helping to prepare them for travelling alone.

Children were given the chance to sit behind the wheel of a police car at an action packed annual school fete.

A fun day was had by all who attended a school’s mad hatters tea party themed fair on Saturday.

Around 50 people gathered on Sunday, to celebrate the beauty of a much-loved nature reserve.

People from all across Havering came to Romford on Saturday to celebrate and pay their respects to the men and women that fight to keep our country safe.

Green-fingered enthusiasts are being invited to enjoy a horticultural nursery as it throws open the gates to its gardens.

A day of fun was had by all as a community rallied together to hold a free fun summer festival.

More than 200 people gathered at a popular beauty spot to take part in an annual 10k and family fun run.

‘Do we need to wait for a tragedy before our concerns are heard’ is the question on residents’ lips living on a problem-ridden estate.

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