Jodie Chesney's boyfriend fought to hold back tears as he told the court how she collapsed in his arms after she was stabbed.

Thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by flooding in Bangladesh are set to receive a £20,000 donation from Essex Freemasons to provide urgently needed humanitarian assistance.

A multi-million plan to deliver more school places and a new free school to meet Havering's growing population was approved at Havering's most recent cabinet meeting.

Girl Scout Jodie Chesney was stabbed to death by drug dealers after her friend bought cannabis from a rival rather than their new batch dubbed "Pineapple Express", a court has heard.

Residents remembered a significant Second World War battle on its 79th anniversary at an exhibition in Hornchurch.

The London Fire Brigade responded to calls a car was on fire in Romford today.

A Romford secondary school hosted a grand opening for its art gallery which has moved to a new location.

A series of talks about spotting the signs of child criminal exploitation and what to do if you suspect a child could be at risk will be held in the borough.

Norfolk Police are appealing for the public's help to find a man who they think may be in Romford.

Police in Havering have launched an urgent appeal following an aggravated burglary in Collier Row.

Elderly and disabled residents in Romford are frustrated after being left with no hot water and heating for a week.

An attempted burglary resulted in a police chase in Collier Row this morning.

A temporary ban against unauthorised encampments and known individuals linked to anti-social behaviour on Traveller camps in Havering has been granted by the High Court.

A 21-year-old woman from Hornchurch was delighted to win a national apprenticeship award which recognises her work with the National Theatre.

A popular scout from Dagenham was stabbed in a "cowardly attack" in Harold Hill for which she is unlikely to have been the intended target, a court heard today, Tuesday, September 17.

The son of a famous game show TV presenter will be sharing his dad's story in a special tribute show in Romford.

A fair which signposts support for older people in Havering is hoping to become an annual event after its first successful run at a Hornchurch theatre.

A police officer who died in 1913 while stopping a runaway horse in Romford Market has been commemorated with a plaque.

People with disabilities have been recycling bowling skittles into unique works of art at a Rainham day service.

Students are being encouraged to jog or run 15 minutes every day as part of a new joint venture between London Marathon Events and Havering Council.

A group of horse riders in Upminster dressed up their dogs and horses in their best fancy dress for Cancer Research UK.

Two well-known faces from the world of snooker players raised funds for Saint Francis Hospice at a special event organised by the Boston Global Company (BGC) to commemorate friends and colleagues that the company lost during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.

A road closure is in place after a motorbike and car crashed in a Hornchurch road.

A wider range of housing grants are now available to help older and disabled residents adapt to their homes in Havering.

A care company launched its new Havering service with a special community party.

A 47-year-old man from Harold Hill has been charged with six counts of theft in Brentwood and Romford.

A hospital volunteer from Romford abseiled down one of London's tallest buildings with the Mayor of Havering to raise funds for charity.

Reporter April Roach joined police officers and the borough's enforcement teams on a day of action targeting criminals and unlicensed drivers in Gallows Corner.

A new bus route from Harold Wood to Harold Hill is being introduced as Transport for London (TfL) tries to make travel more sustainable for outer London residents.

A crackdown on criminal landlords operating dangerous living conditions in Havering has seen £462,000 worth of penalty notices being issued over a year-long period.


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Leaders are Readers is a specialist tuition centre that teaches children to read, write, learn maths and excel at English. They run Saturday, summer and winter schools for children aged 3 - 12.

As the dust settles from the back to school rush, year six pupils and their parents begin to look to the next year ahead and getting prepared for secondary school. Drapers' Academy is also preparing, kicking off with their school Open Evening for next year's Year 7's.

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