Redbridge and Havering Rabbis are among 22 who have signed a letter of condolence and solidarity after 50 Muslim worshippers were killed and dozens injured in a New Zealand terror attack.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes – including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

A former Recorder photographer who grew up in Gants Hill and was born legally blind has shared his story of how he defied the odds to build a career snapping world leaders and celebrities across the globe.

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of repentance and reflection marking the first day of Lent - the six weeks of penitence leading up to Easter.

Havering Council has been one of the best local authorities in the country for providing adult social care.

Teen stabbed in Romford

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A teenager has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Romford town centre.

A Romford baker who was supported out of foster care by charity Barnardo’s was “lost for words” after the Duchess of Cornwall cut her cake on a visit to Ilford.

Dozens of deaf east London residents celebrated the launch of a new project helping their community overcome feelings of isolation.

A woman was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation following a house fire in Harold Hill.

The death of a mum who jumped from a Romford multi-storey car park could have been avoided if she received the mental health care she needed.

Police and firefighters searched for around an hour to find the driver of an abandoned overturned car in Wennington.

Income from parking charges have risen by more than 300per cent in the past four years, while slashing spending on roads by 2.6pc, figures reveal.

The tale of an orphan and drapers assistant propelled into high society after unexpectedly inheriting a fortune is coming to Ilford.

As many as 530 children were living with domestic abuse in Havering last year.

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Harold Wood.

Police have launched an appeal to find a man wanted for failing to answer bail in connection with knife possession.

Burst water mains are causing traffic chaos in Upper Rainham Road and Elm Park Avenue.

Police have released images of five suspects they are trying to trace in connection with the brutal beating of a 15-year-old boy before he was fatally stabbed outside a community centre.

Rough sleepers will be housed in hostels and night shelters by Havering Council this winter as temperatures hit zero – and you can play an important role in ensuring they find respite.

Two handguns, a loaded shotgun and £50,000 of suspected ill-gotten cash have been seized by police at an Upminster address.

Around 20 firefighters were called to a blaze at a disused landfill site in Rainham.

Updated Man hit by train at Romford Station

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Rail services were disrupted after a person was hit by a train at Romford Station.

Commuters can expect cancellations and delays of up to 20 minutes on Greater Anglia trains towards Straford due to a defective track between Goodmayes and Seven Kings.

The brutal murder of an 85-year-old great-grandmother bludgeoned to death in her Romford home by a debt-ridden gardener has left a “hole in her family that will never ever be filled”.

The Diocese of Brentwood has announced plans to academise all Roman Catholic schools in Havering.

Walk-in services will be closing at South Hornchurch Health Centre.

A hospital radio station held a 25-hour marathon broadcast to raise funds to keep providing entertainment and joy to patients.

Havering now has more takeaways per person than the national average.

As flu season approaches, GPs are reminding the borough’s most vulnerable to get their free vaccination.

Police have confirmed that a man has died in a crash involving two cars and lorry on the M25 near Romford which caused gridlock throughout east London’s road network this morning (Tuesday, October 16).


It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

Buy your next car wisely with the following sage advice from Tony Levoi Vauxhall Dealership

Free-from and plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in recent years, with more people choosing to enjoy this lifestyle for the health benefits rather than medical requirements.

Hoping to raise awareness of this growing movement is Gemma Brooks, who is organising the Free From, Vegan and Allergy Show at The Mercury in Romford on Saturday March 9.

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