Poor Henry had his party postponed

Two massive redevelopments that will change the landscape of the borough have been announced this week.

Rainham parents who are scared that their children could be victims of robbery and burglary have created an online group to try and protect them.

An impressionist will be performing three episodes from a classic British sitcom in Romford next month.

A pair of musicians from Havering described performing at the Brit Awards after-party as a “surreal” night they are not likely to forget.

An Upminster pub that was burgled and its manager held at gunpoint has thanked customers for their kind messages following the shocking incident.

Rainham residents have raised more than £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support after a charity box was stolen from a shop in the town centre.

The white stuff has landed!

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A popular bar in the heart of Romford has closed but a new restaurant will be opening in its place.

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

The Recorder wants to test your knowledge with a weekly Friday quiz featuring topics from the last seven days.

Essex FA Football Development Officer Emma Burden believes the 29 new local ‘SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres’ which are about to be launched will “plant a seed which starts a real love of the game for our youngsters”.

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A number one bestselling author from Romford has released her thirteenth crime novel, which promises her readers a gripping ride throughout and a big twist at the end.

Kelvedon Hatch, Manford Way, May & Baker and Shenfield Association discovered their opponents for the BBC Essex Saturday Premier Cup this week

Whenever a planning application is made to build homes somewhere in the borough, there will be neighbours objecting.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years


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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