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

Havering’s cabinet discussed ambitious plans to deliver a multi-million pound regeneration project that could transform the south of the borough last night (Weds).

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital’s deputy chief operation officer has urged residents to access health services wisely this year.

Plans to close a Redbridge A&E, which would have seen Queen’s Hospital require millions of pounds of upgrades, have been halted after health bosses ordered an immediate review of the decision.

Havering’s mental health trust is in the running to win two national healthcare awards.

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.

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