Traffic is mounting on the M25 junction for Romford due to a crash between two lorries.

There is disruption on the line serving Gidea Park through to Liverpool Street due to a broken down train near Ilford Station.

Debenhams has revealed the list of 22 stores which will be closing next year after it was placed into administration – its Romford branch spared.

A police officer who was filmed striking a handcuffed 17-year-old boy with a baton in Romford has been unofficially prohibited from contacting the public while the case is independently investigated.

A Collier Row businessman has been jailed for his part in flogging more than £1million in stolen motorbikes and vans.

A Collier Row burglar who broke in to an elderly couple’s home in a bid to steal jewellery and cash while an accomplice threatened them at gunpoint has been jailed.

Electric car usage in Havering is outpacing the borough’s battery charging infrastructure, eco-minded motorists may be shocked to know.

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 Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

2020 has been described as the “defining year of climate action.”

Your new home extension is bursting with potential, but you may benefit from a helping hand to know how to get the most out of it.

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