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The Queen’s Speech; the Autumn Statement; and the Budget each spring – these used to be the big three dates in the parliamentary calendar until Chancellor Philip Hammond rejigged things last year.

Havering’s NHS hospital trust has announced the appointment of a former BT board member as its new chairman.

A march and rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E.

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

Cancer patients across the borough are benefiting from a new machine designed to make their treatment more comfortable.

In the final of our Hidden Homeless reports about the rising tide of housing need in Havering, EMMA YOULE finds out how the council is planning to build its way out of the homelessness crisis.

The need to expand Queen’s Hospital’s emergency department before the closure of an A&E in Redbridge was once again highlighted during a parliamentary debate this week.

It wasn’t your average school trip when one AS-level physics student gave her teacher an ultrasound scan during a tour around Queen’s Hospital’s radiology department.

With the London Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) calling for more elderly people to get a vaccine against the shingles one Havering nurse shares her experiences of treating the virus.

A prayer rally for peace was held this week in response to the shocking death of Hosam Eisa, 20, who was stabbed outside The Brewery last month.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this day 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

A fitness firm that operates leisure centres in the borough is celebrating its 30th annual swimathon and encourages people to help it raise vital charity cash.

The leading figure for overseeing healthcare provided in the borough has been recognised for his efforts.

Social care workers were given some expert advice on how to grow their businesses at an event organised by Havering Council’s economic development team.

A doctors’ union representative has said the government is “totally wrong” for trying to force GPs to keep their surgeries open for longer.

A woman who has stayed in hospital for seven months over an undiagnosed condition claims to have been told by a doctor in A&E she would have to wait 22 hours in a wheelchair before being seen.

A look back at the biggest local stories from this week 20, 40 and 60 years ago.

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