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A charity boxing show is being held at East Ham Working Mens Club (pic; Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO)

Boxers to remember Mickey

East Ham WMC to stage charity event

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Patrick Gahagan won the Doug Riden Lifetime Achievement prize at the Havering Sports Council Awards night, ahead of Georgio Bugnatelli and Tony Martin (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS)

Hornchurch and Elm Park Boxing Club’s Tony Martin still going strong

Tony Martin is proud of what he has achieved at Hornchurch and Elm Park Boxing club.

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Five Star BC Ed McDonagh

Five Star enjoy super show

Harold Hill club begin year in style

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Football referee George Marsh with his award

Rush Green ref honoured for loyal service

Football refereeing has been a real labour of love for Rush Green man George Marsh.

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Tony Conquest celebrates victory over Wadi Camacho (pic: Lawrence Lustig)

Conquest ready to build an empire

Romford cruiserweight up for Commonwealth clash

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Kevin Mitchell (right) is wanted by Tommy Coyle

Coyle calls out Mitchell

“I think Kevin is ready for the taking”, says Coyle

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Hornchurch's John Hefford in National middleweight title action against Kieran Leinster (pic: Samantha Wordie)

Hornchurch’s Hefford vows to bounce back

First defeat leaves fighter more determined

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Romford's Tom Lickfold, Paul Claydon and Lewis Hughes will fly the flag at a tournament in Denmark

Romford trio ready for Danish test

Youngsters to compete in boxing tournament

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Hornchurch's John Hefford (left) fights for an English middleweight title in February

Hefford hoping to claim title

Hornchurch middleweight returns to ring

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Upminster's Ryan Taylor (right) is named in the final Prizefighter line-up

Taylor chasing Prizefighter crown

Upminster boxer named in final line-up

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Colin Lynes returns to action at York Hall this weekend (Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Lynes looking for last hurrah

Hornchurch fighter returns to ring

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Boxing

Conquest could face revenge mission as Prizefighter line-up completed

Romford’s Tony Conquest is one of the four final four fighters announced for the Betfair Prizefighter Cruiserweights III at York Hall in Bethnal Green next month.

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Members of the RM1 WI group with the pamper bags they made up for the Havering Women's Aid Refuge. [Picture: Nicola Harris]

Club News: RM1 WI

Secretary Nicola Harris talks about how her club is shaking up the image of the WI.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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Celebrity / Showbiz See all

The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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