Legendary drum ‘n’ bass artist Andy C is looking forward to returning to where his musical career began in Havering for this year’s We Are FSTVL.

Celebrities and former West Ham players are set to take part in a charity football match to raise funds for a three year-old from Hornchurch who has a rare form of cancer.

The five workers walked 13 miles in full protective kit, and have raised thousands of pounds for Isla Caton who has stage four neuroblastoma.

The bizarre story of a man calling for help from inside a sewer in Romford this week captured the imagination.

Isla Caton, was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma in March last year, and after a years worth of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, her parents were hoping to get the all clear last week.

A group of vegan animal rights activists have been campaigning in Romford town centre against the slaughter of animals.

A huge sub-continent, India has 22 major languages, many complex alphabets, and 1.3 billion people. Two elements underpin political unity – modern technology, and the use of English as a common language.

Kiki Dee, who sang on the Number 1 hit Don’t Go Breaking My Heart with Elton John, will be performing a special show in Hornchurch this month.

Co-owners son Jack Sullivan is leading the pitch to get West Ham Ladies accepted into the Super League and he means business

A programme celebrating the achievements of some of music and theatre’s most talented black performers is coming to the Hornchurch stage as part of Black History Month.

A pair of musicians from Havering have been living a fantasy of their own after their epic cover of the Game of Thrones TV show theme tune went viral on Facebook.

As schools reopen for the new term, Prof Ged Martin focuses on the woman who gave her name to one of the borough’s best

Billericay is half an hour by train from Romford, usually with a change at Shenfield.

Saving the Earth is no job for a nine-year-old

Scottish rock band Big Country, who created hits that climbed the eighties charts both in the UK and America, is set to wow audiences in Havering once again.

You don’t have to know your birdie from your bogey to enjoy a “hilarious farce” about a golf club, which is being premiered to a British audience for the first time.

A school’s football tournament that honours the memory of a boy who died from an aggressive brain tumour continues to go from strength to strength.

An Oxford University hopeful will be living in America this summer after being selected to be a UK ambassador for the Hummer Tuttle Foundation and Windsor Fellowship’s UK-US Youth Dialogue Programme.

The flag is thought to be one of most important recent discoveries

A father and son who deal in antique military memorabilia have unearthed one of only two known flags from the Defence of Hougoumont during the Battle of Waterloo.

After months of training and preparation thousands of runners are set to take part in the world’s most famous marathon on Sunday.

A budding actress, director and author says she wants readers to see the funny side of going through a break-up when reading her debut book.

Strictly Come Dancing hopeful Gary Edwards has lost almost two stones in weight as he steps up his bid to land Len Goodman’s prized judging role.

We have studied the players who have played in claret and blue and yellow and black and made our top 11? See if you agree


Many drivers will be heading to the showrooms in March looking to pick up a car bearing the shiny new 18 registration plate.

Window and conservatory specialist Ken Rhodes talks about the possibilities for brightening up your home for the new year, and with their home improvement finance deals it’s possible for everyone to make some changes

Lisa and Jennie are cousins who grew up in the borough. Their grandmother, ‘Nanny Fish’ was a huge part of their lives, and while she had dementia and increasing needs, she really benefited from having care in her nephew’s loving home. This experience was the inspiration for Lisa and Jennie to set-up their own home care service.

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