Tesco Gallows Corner is closed after an incident in the car park, the store has confirmed.

A 26-year-old man has been missing from Elm Park for three days.

It’s a double celebration for one Gidea Park pub this week, which is not only reopening after the lockdown but is showcasing its £265,000 revamp to the community for the first time.

A Hornchurch jointer tells of working throughout lockdown for electricity key workers, keeping the power flowing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Not all of Havering’s pubs welcomed customers through their doors on what was dubbed ‘Super Saturday’.

Havering Council has jointly purchased 82 homes in Romford, to help tackle the housing shortage for family-sized homes.

Two police officers were assaulted in a incident in Raphael Park, Romford.

Police will be vacating the Corbets Tey Safer Neighbourhood patrol base in Upminster at the end of July.

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

The Hair Shop in Romford Shopping Hall is in new hands for the first time since 1933.

A Romford mum-of-two has told of the trauma of having six brain tumours in eight years.

There has been no significant increase in coronavirus infections in Havering in the past two months, Public Health England (PHE) data has revealed.

During two nights of action, police targeted criminals operating on the London-Essex border resulting in 33 arrests.

Plans have been approved for the second site of a £1billion housing regeneration scheme in east London.

Havering has been named the capital’s doggy hotspot with more than a quarter of households owning a pooch, figures show.

Raphael Park has been flooded with sewage for at least a fifth year running, say community park group.

For three days only, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch will be live streaming their latest production, Here I Am.

Police and ambulance were called to a collision just off Church Road, Harold Wood, yesterday afternoon.

Former Ilford Wanderers rugby teammates cycle from Chadwell Heath to Paris on a exercise bike, raising more than £4,000 for Saint Francis Hospice.

A plan to temporarily house asylum seekers at a Hornchurch hotel has been halted, the Home Office has confirmed.

Asylum seekers could be temporarily housed at a Hornchurch hotel to help curb the spread of coronavirus, the Home Office has confirmed.

The east London and Essex bakery chain Percy Ingle is due to close all its stores after 66 years.

What started with one Upminster family receiving an unexpected tax rebate has become a major scrubs-making operation with 3,000 volunteers delivering to east London hospitals.

Harold Hill residents are being urged to stay away from the deer as birthing season is under way.

A coronavirus patient has recovered after 59 days in an induced coma and two days on the high dependency ward at Queen’s Hospital, during which time his wife was called in to say goodbye.

Many shops are open for business this week for the first time since March, so how are they getting on?

The Covid Cobra started with just a few stones from families after a group chat. Now, the winding snake in Hylands Park is 1,000 stones-strong, with Homebase donating, BBC coverage and its own buzzing Facebook group.

All non-essential shops are allowed to reopen in England on Monday (June 15) and retailers across the country have been getting ready to open their doors.

Around 85 koi and 15 sturgeon are missing after a reported burglary in Noak Hill.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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