Havering Volunteer Centre has organised a 3k and 5k run, walk or jog event to celebrate International Women’s Day and 100 years of women’s suffrage.

Upminster Golf Club will host Sports Awards Presentation Buffent Evening on Monday February 19

Havering Council flies the pride flag from Town Hall after calls from campaigners for LGBT History Month to be celebrated in Havering.

From police officers to members of the public, the courage and commitment of those keeping the peace in Havering was celebrated at an award ceremony yesterday (February 5).

After years of planning and work, the Sapphire Ice and Leisure centre finally opened its doors to the public this weekend, offering a range of activities for Romford residents.

Crowds gathered outside the Sapphire Ice and Leisure Centre to be the first in line to enter.

An eco-friendly community centre for residents of Havering opened to the public today.

Crowds of residents gathered at the weekend to pay their respects to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

A Hornchurch secondary school presented awards for academic achievements in what was described as, “the most prestigious and enjoyable event” in their calendar.

Singer and The Voice Kids judge Pixie Lott gave a surprise performance at a variety show which raised thousands of pounds for worthy causes.

Hundreds of Santas are set to hit the streets for charity - just a week before Easter.

An invitation is being extended to residents across the borough to mark Holocaust Memorial Day at a special service.

A small Romford charity is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a special ball.

The Mayor of Havering’s Variety Show will take place this week to raise money for three worthy causes.

The police chief charged with reducing spiralling knife crime in London has said he is determined to halt the loss of young lives – and has called on the public to set aside preconceptions and work with the force to do this.

The Mayor of Havering and a former Premier League footballer were just two of the happy guests when one Havering primary school celebrated its 60th birthday this weekend.

A much loved charity worker and pillar of the Upminster community has announced she is retiring after 25 years helping raise money for worthy causes.

The chess prowess of a Havering primary school has been honoured with a prestigious national award.

Christmas arrives in Havering in earnest this weekend, when two tight-knit communities host their annual festive fayres.

Christmas cheer was brought to the streets of Elm Park in droves on Friday night when the Mayor of Havering officially turned on the town’s festive lights.

The Romford greyhound stadium, which has been closed on and off for the past two weeks, has confirmed there is asbestos in the building, but concerns over emergency lighting is the reason behind its closure.

The Romford greyhound stadium will be closed for another week, after it was revealed that it failed a fire safety exercise.

Gallery: Hornchurch Christmas lights switched on

Monday, November 20, 2017

The countdown to Christmas officially began in Hornchurch at the weekend as the tree was put up and the lights were switched on.

Hundreds of families gathered in Romford Market on Thursday for the annual Christmas lights switch-on we have all been waiting for.

A shopping centre is calling on the community to vote in its latest competition, where one lucky child will have their festive design hung on its Christmas tree.


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

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