Residents have been left puzzled by a mystery tent set up in a park.

A policeman who had sex with a 14-year-old schoolgirl has been dismissed without notice after a misconduct hearing today.

Having fewer cars on our roads will close the 17-year healthy life expectancy disparity between poorer and wealthier parts of the borough, according to one London mayoral hopeful.

A driver who was injured in a crash less than two weeks ago has died.

Labour’s London Mayor candidate has ruled out building on Havering’s green belt, despite the capital’s “housing crisis”.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Charlie Kutyauripo are offering a £10,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of a teenage murder suspect.

Police are trying to trace the occupants of a car after they found it crashed into a wall.

A police officer who admitted having consensual sex with a Redbridge schoolgirl has been cleared of rape.

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said the pair were “just going to talk” and that he had “no other intentions” when he drove her to his house, a court heard.

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl said he “might be a weirdo” but would never “force himself” on anyone, in a police interview.

A policeman accused of raping a Redbridge schoolgirl admitted having consensual sex with the claimant on one occasion, a court heard yesterday.

A policeman accused of raping a schoolgirl used social media to initiate a relationship, a court heard yesterday.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell MP is due to visit Havering on today to speak to young Labour members.

A man strangled his wife and twin daughters to death before he hanged himself at a reservoir, an inquest heard this morning.

The son of a woman who died after she was taken to hospital because of the lack of blood flow in her legs has called on the health trust to respond to its failings, which came to light at an inquest into the death.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following an alleged attempted abduction of a boy on Saturday.

Trains running between Liverpool Street and Shenfield are currently being cancelled.

A man had to be cut free from his car yesterday evening following a two-car collision in Emerson Park.

There is increased traffic on the A13 following an accident earlier this morning.

A police officer appeared in court over child rape charges on Wednesday.

A gang has been jailed following a plot to intimidate a court witness with a grenade and gun attack.

A car driver and a motorcyclist were hospitalised following a collision yesterday.

Police are appealing for a “significant” witness to a fatal car crash to come forward.

A gang was found guilty in connection with a plot to intimidate a court witness by throwing a hand grenade and firing bullets at his home.

A man was found dead by firefighters last night after they were called to reports of a smell of gas.

Carers are being invited for a free pamper session at an event later this morning.

Grief-stricken family and friends gathered at a funeral after a woman and her daughters were found murdered last month.

A life coach who battled years of bullying and depression has been shortlisted for an award for inspirational women.

The wife of a “dearly loved” carpenter has paid tribute to her husband after he was killed in a crash.

A group of friends are celebrating after completing a cycle challenge for charity.


From November, The Mercury in Romford begins to celebrate Christmas. The mall has plenty of gift ideas, fun events and activities for everyone

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.

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