David Adams looks back half a century to the wrecking of one of Havering’s last stately mansions

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

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

Celtics to face Philadelphia 76s in January 2018

Hammers striker Ashley Fletcher will have talks with Boro boss Gary Monk about a permanent move to the North East

Pupils win national, county and district titles

Ogbonna ready to take his place in the starting line-up once again

West Ham midfielder Havard Nordtveit has left the club after just one campaign and returned to Germany to play for Hoffenheim for an undisclosed fee.

Coopers pupil among leaders in junior elite race

Hammers’ final Premier League finish of 11th was remarkable considering the pitfalls they had to deal

Our West Ham Columnist also wants three new players to start next season

Revised line-up revealed for 2017-18 after three clubs pull out

Forward reflects on new playoff format

Team preparing for 12-team National League

New clubs welcomed into 12-team structure

Forward in tribute to team-mates after exit

We can shock Chelmsford says captain Davis

Defenceman hails team’s focus against play-off rivals Oxford

Forward hails play-off success against Oxford

Oxford City Stars 1 London Raiders 7 (Raiders win 11-3 aggregate)

London Raiders 4 Oxford City Stars 2

Forward excited for National League play-offs

Hammers manager Slaven Bilic’s side get kick up the backside they needed

Captain draws positives on comeback at Oxford

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