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It is official, havering is the last Conservative-led borough in east London!

A brand new book ‘Essex County Cricket Club Memories’ has been released to bring back the greatest memories of the county side after they were crowned champions of the County Championship last season.

Premier League footballer Jermain Defoe was in Romford to host his charity’s annual football tournament to raise money for underprivileged children in the Caribbean and the UK.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Recorder reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Chike Kandi is enjoying the competition and pressure of being at the National League outfit.

Club legend and former Hornchurch striker Martin Tuohy will be returning to Bridge Avenue as Canvey Island visit this weekend.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still wants supporters to get behind the team and help them push on against strugglers Chester this weekend.

The minor industrial action at the giant Ford motor works in Dagenham didn’t grab the local newspaper headlines at first, just another dispute that I covered in 1968 as a young reporter on the old Romford Times newspaper that summer.

A man from Romford has been appointed the business leader of a prestigious water and energy saving company follow a £3.2million investment deal.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still is not panicking about slipping away from the National League promotion battle ahead of their clash with strugglers Solihull Moors this weekend.

The latest news from the Thomas McCurtains GAA club

Hornchurch winger Matthias Fanimo has departed the club for pastures new in Slovenian second division side NS Drava Ptuj.

We could have come up with a snappier name, but the creativity has started to wane at this time of year

Havering is not like other London boroughs, we are very different to most areas of inner London.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

With England cricketers Down Under for the Ashes, Prof Ged Martin looks at Havering’s historic links with Australia

This story might make you heave, but the shocking pictures of rivers of human waste flooding the car park outside retirement homes should outrage us.

A charity made it the “best Halloween ever” for a seven-year-old boy with autism, by throwing him a party after his carved pumpkin was stolen.

Top entrepreneurs from east London, Kent and Essex scooped awards at Archant’s annual Thames Gateway Business Awards tonight in Canary Wharf.

Business owners and entrepreneurs are set to descend on Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden tonight for the Thames Gateway Business Awards.

A charity is calling on residents to help put a smile back on an autistic seven-year-old boy’s face after his carved pumpkin was stolen.

Scandalous Daisy, Countess of Warwick, made a brief visit to Romford, says Prof Ged Martin

Before his new show comes to Queen’s Theatre, outspoken restaurant critic Jay Rayner spoke to 
Ralph Blackburn about the point of eating with your hands and the beauty of stinky cheeses.

David Durant and fellow councillors at the bus stop last year. Picture: STEVE POSTON

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