A newsagent from Gidea Park is going to retire after running his store for nearly 40 years.

Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted he got exactly what his performance deserved against John Higgins – a 5-1 thumping in the quarter-finals of the ManBetX Welsh Open.

West Ham United manager David Moyes admits weather conditions are a concern ahead of their trip to Swansea this weekend.

Ronnie O’Sullivan is adamant he can still improve on his form at the ManBetX Welsh Open despite being on a remarkable run of winning 18 consecutive frames.

London Raiders goalie Michael Gray praised their opponents Basingstoke Bison but believes they should have got something from the match.

Two late Bison goals inside the last five minutes denied Raiders some deserved reward against the National League leaders at Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre on Sunday.

London Raiders will be back on home ice when they take on league leaders Basingstoke Bison tomorrow (5.15pm) at the Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre.

London Raiders forward Alan Lack wants to get one over his former club Basingstoke Bison this weekend.

Raiders eased to a comfortable win over Invicta in Gillingham on Saturday to keep their top-four hopes alive.

Six Nations: England 12 Wales 6

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Jonny May ran in both tries as England kept their Grand Slam aspirations alive by edging out Wales in a brutally competitive NatWest 6 Nations clash at Twickenham.

Ice hockey in Romford: Rich Tomalin

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Richard Tomalin began playing ice hockey in Romford in 1988 for the under-14 Havering Hurricanes.

Former heroes welcome sport’s return to town

It really is truly great to have ice hockey back in Romford.

Former Romford junior Olegs Lascenko wrote his name into the history books by scoring the first Raiders goal in the new Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre, as they came from behind to beat Cardiff.

JJ Pitchley spent his formative years playing junior hockey in the old Romford ice rink on Rom Valley Way – and he plans on spending ‘the next 10 or 12 years’ of his career calling Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre home.

Captain Tom Davis admitted the occasion got to the Everyone Active Raiders somewhat, after they came from behind to beat Cardiff on opening night at the Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre on Saturday.

London Raiders are already looking forward to their next game at the Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre after picking up two victories this week.

Raiders forward Ayliffe enjoys adulation

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Brandon Ayliffe can still remember being in the crowd at the old Rom Valley Way ice rink as a youngster, cheering on the Romford Raiders.

London Raiders defenceman Jack Cooper is expecting a tough match against high-flying Swindon Wildcats this evening.

London Raiders defenceman Jack Cooper is honoured to play at the club’s new rink in Romford as they sealed a 5-2 victory against basement club Cardiff Fire.

Raiders were left to rue a slow start as they slipped to defeat in south London on Sunday.

Coach Sean Easton admitted the Everyone Active Raiders made hard work of winning their first match in Romford’s new Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre.

Ice hockey returned to Romford after a near five-year absence and fans had plenty to celebrate.

London Raiders move to Romford this weekend to be part of the grand opening of the new Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre.

Raiders came from behind to defeat the Dynamos for their third win in four outings on Sunday.


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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