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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.

At this time of year The Manor nature reserve is full of beautiful wildlife and blooming flowers but in the past week you may have spotted a number of fairies across Dagnam Park.

A prayer rally for peace was held this week in response to the shocking death of Hosam Eisa, 20, who was stabbed outside The Brewery last month.

With shock, horror, sadness and heartbreak people woke up to the news that a huge blaze engulfed a tower block in west London.

Students and staff past and present joined together in celebration of a college’s milestone.

Taking a step back in time, a charity celebrated its history with a good old fashioned garden party.

“You’re professional when out the front, but need a certain sense of humour behind the scenes because you have to have a coping mechanism,” says the manager of South Essex Crematorium, Lee Macey.

Dogs and their owners descended on Hornchurch Country Park for a Woofs and Walkies Dog Show on Sunday, June 4.

Havering Council was given a window of opportunity to do the “right thing” after councillors voted to defer a planning proposal for homes on a much-loved open space.

It’s been 45 years since Argus, Wishbone Ash’s third and most popular album, was released and fans of melodic rock music will have the opportunity to hear it live on Saturday, June 3.

A playground for big kids, tune chasers and beat boppers – We Are FSTVL in Upminster went off with a colourful bang over the bank holiday weekend.

Hundreds of people enjoyed a day of fun on bank holiday Monday and showed off their pretty pooches.

Eye catching floral displays took over the Rush Green Community Centre on Saturday as dozens of people competed for 1st place at a flower show.

More than a thousand fundraisers were bathed in glorious sunshine – and colourful bubbles – as they tackled a 5km course.

Scouts past and present came together at the weekend to mark a special anniversary.

For the past year, she has been the name at the top of everyone’s guest list, showing support for not only her chosen charities but for her community - it could only be the mayor of Havering.

Which breed do you choose when you have never owned a dog before?

A memorial plaque commemorating the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) that fought in the world wars, was unveiled at the weekend.

A resident has accused a housing group of talking “rubbish” after a piece of metal cladding fell from a building.

Gallery: Farm fun delights Harold Hill pupils

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A treat was in store for young animal lovers when staff from a community farm stopped by with some furry friends.

A charity dedicated to improving the lives of poorly and neglected animals, wishes to thank the community for its support at its spring fair.

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