Harold Hill

Firefighters are reminding people about the importance of having working smoke alarms after they alerted a man to a fire in his property in Collier Row.

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

The principal at Harold Hill’s Drapers’ Academy is proud of all of the pupils’ achievements with their GCSE results whether they achieved top grades or simply worked harder to push a mock grade from a 3 to a 4.

Two beloved historical societies in Havering that have been around for more than 50 years folded due to declining membership.

Hornchurch get off to a dream start

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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Around 40 firefighters spent more than 90 minutes tackling a fire at an Upminster farm on Sunday afternoon.

Havering’s youngsters burning with ambition have the chance to ignite their own potential by signing up to this year’s fire cadet course.

The Mayor of Havering will be taking part in a dog walk to raise money for his appeal.

The two six bed houses, one in Widecombe Close, Harold Hill and the other in Park End Road, Romford will be redeveloped into either a residential care home and one for semi-independently living young people, or two homes for semi-independent young people.

Around 20-30 people gathered outside of Havering Town Hall with banners and placards in a bid to try and have their voices heard.

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

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

Gifted youngsters were delighted to be recognised for their talents at a special awards ceremony.

Firefighters battled a blaze at an Ardleigh Green home last night (July 17).

More than 600 Havering residents could be forced to move out of the borough after the council decided to give their homes back to private landlords.

More than 70 firefighters spent almost two hours tackling a huge fire at Grade II listed Rom Skatepark in Hornchurch this morning (Thursday, July 5).

Residents who live close to the pub haven’t been able to open their windows because the smell is so bad.

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

Well done to everyone at Drapers’ Maylands Primary School!

Three cars were involved in the crash at the mini-roundabout at the junction of Hilldene Avenue and Straight Road.

Havering Council is reviewing all Private Sector Leased properties it owns, and some residents are scared that they will be forced to move out of the borough.

A woman was treated for shock and a man for smoke inhalation following a bungalow fire in Gidea Park

The indomitable John Frank Ketley was told he was attempting the impossible. But he succeeded. Prof Ged Martin tells his story

Members donated £20,000 to Saint Francis Hospice and £5,00 to Havering Home Start.


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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