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Romford Recorder Review of the Year

PUBLISHED: 08:00 01 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:12 01 January 2018

Emergency services at the scene of an explosion at the Bridge Point flats in Hornchurch. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images/Victoria Jones

Emergency services at the scene of an explosion at the Bridge Point flats in Hornchurch. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images/Victoria Jones

PA Wire/PA Images/Victoria Jones

Remember when bungling fly-tippers dumped a skip full of rubbish in Upminster? Or when Broadford Primary was voted the best school in the country?

In these days of fast-moving news we often forget the things that have happened earlier in the year.

So the Recorder has looked back at some of the stories we’ve covered over the past 12 months to remind you.

Latest Romford News Stories

18 minutes ago

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell reflects on the gallant work of the RAF in both the past and present.

07:00

A third planning application has been submitted to build on a Rainham open space despite a campaign by residents for the area to be protected by village green status.

Yesterday, 15:22

A woman in her 40s has died this afternoon after falling from The Liberty shopping centre’s multi-storey car park.

Yesterday, 11:00

For some World War Two RAF veterans the path into service was not as smooth as others.

England’s brilliant exploits in the World Cup have achieved something quite remarkable.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Student could have had job running Brexit

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Women have served in the Royal Air Force throughout its 100 year history though the fight for equal opportunities took almost as long.

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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.

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