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Lemon drizzle, red velvet and carrot cake were some of the many options available to Gidea Park residents attending a special bake sale held in memory of a teenager who died suddenly of a suspected heart problem.

Havering singers were invited to join an all-male choir and experience the music and camaraderie at a special re-launch event.

A 15-year-old student won Havering’s regional final of a public speaking competition with a captivating speech about facing your fears.

Proud volunteers of a Collier Row allotment society who share a love of gardening and growing their own vegetables held a special ceremony to open a new show room.

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

Nominate for Havering Talented 30

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Nominations are being sought for this year’s Havering Talented 30 scheme as the deadline draws nearer this month.

As Havering went to the polls last week, Prof Ged Martin looked at an election 54 years ago as the borough was created

The newly-appointed headteacher of a Hornchurch secondary school has vowed to strengthen links to the local community and keep up a strong record of good exam results.

A group of volunteers have given a ‘secret’ garden in Hornchurch a makeover ready for summer.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

The dedication and hard work of volunteers, charity workers and community champions in the borough was celebrated at the Mayor’s Civic Awards, held at Havering Town Hall.

More than 100 years ago, 1,503 people died as the Titanic - the “unsinkable” ship - hit an iceberg and plummeted to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Students were encouraged to follow their passions during a special careers week at a Collier Row primary school.

A Christian charity from Cranham has handed out nearly 500 sleeping bags to rough sleepers in the last year, and thousands to those on the streets since it began eight years ago.

Video: Hornchurch the star in 1950s YouTube film

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Historian Prof Ged Martin unearths a 1952 documentary by the Ardleigh House Film Group

Residents and councillors rallied outside the town hall in protest against over development and a loss of green spaces in Havering.

Pupils from schools across the borough came together to celebrate music at a special festival.

Ever since I was elected to Parliament, I have never missed an opportunity to raise the importance of our Commonwealth and Britain’s place in the world.

The brand new Lidl store in Hornchurch has finally opened.

To celebrate Commonwealth Day, the Mayor of Havering and dignitaries from the borough will be joined by council staff and community groups to raise the flag outside the town hall.

Today is International Women’s Day (March 8), a day dedicated to celebrating the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women.

Volunteers at a children’s charity are celebrating after reaching their £1million fundraising target.

Danish delegates visited Havering to learn from the council’s award winning dementia services.

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.

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