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A headteacher has claimed Havering Council is more focused on its schools making money than caring for their children in an explosive resignation letter.

Havering Council is fully backing a London Fire Brigade campaign to help residents find out quickly whether their electrical appliances pose a fire risk.

Havering Council could be left powerless to rule against major planning applications from developers due to little known government guidelines.

Havering’s brilliant young people have been rightly recognised at last night’s fantastic Jack Petchey Awards.

The borough’s engineering hopefuls look set to receive a huge boosts to their futures as plans for an £11m Havering College construction centre have been unveiled.

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

A senior police officer has admitted mistakes made by the Met during the tri-borough merger have caused response times in Havering to plummet.

Police response times have been branded “disappointing”, with one in three high risk calls not being responded to quickly enough.

Health campaigners have called upon Havering Council to formally request health secretary Jeremy Hunt reviews proposals that would close a nearby emergency department.

A Recorder reporter was out on the streets of Romford town centre last Friday night to learn more about the unsung heroes keeping revellers safe.

Discover the architectural gems on your doorstep with the return of an event all about celebrating the capital’s innovation and heritage.

The family of celebrity minder Ricky Hayden who was attacked outside his home by a machete-wielding teenage have slammed the justice system before his killer’s sentencing.

A busy Hornchurch road that is home to three schools is to benefit from £85,000 of safety improvements to try and kick accidents there to the kerb.

Havering Council plans to crack down on street drinking in Romford town centre in order to fight ‘organised criminal behaviour disguised as rough sleeping’.

Plans to close two Upminster roads that are renowned fly-tipping hot spots were only half successful at a meeting of the council’s highways committee on Tuesday night.

Extensive works to overhaul Hornchurch and Romford’s water supply network over the last two years are now entering their final phase.

We are clearly in the grip of a new emergence of violent crime – acid attacks.

Littering and fly-tipping is a blight on our communities. Picture: KEN MEARS

Romford Market’s long history could become one of its unique selling points if an application to have the area named a Heritage Action Zone is successful.

With the weekend looming, here’s a chance to look back at last week’s celebrations with a highlights reel and backstage interviews from the Havering Show.

Havering residents will be able to talk to firefighters about how to keep their homes safe during next week’s Fire Safety Week run by Havering Council.

More than 55,000 people, some classic hits and beautiful weather ensured this year’s Havering Show was one of the biggest in the event’s 39-year history.

David Durant and fellow councillors at the bus stop last year. Picture: STEVE POSTON

Plans to crack down on one of the most notorious fly-tipping hotspots in the borough by closing a road are due to be voted on by Havering Council next week.

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