A former pupil at a Romford theatre school from Dagenham has made her West End debut in London's feel-good musical Mamma Mia!

Romford's MP has said Boris Johnson will inject the Conservative Party with "leadership, positivity, enthusiasm and the X-Factor" following his announcement as Britain's new prime minister today.

A special memorial service was held in Romford in honour of those who served in the Normandy Landings during the Second World War.

An 81-year-old Brentwood man who encouraged thousands of youngsters to take up football by starting a Romford football league has died.

A Hornchurch plasterer will be cycling 100 miles to raise funds for a charity that supports veterans.

Residents enjoyed a sunny seaside event in Romford this weekend in aid of a care charity.

A man was arrested for drink driving last night following a car crash in Romford.

A memorial funded by the community was unveiled in a special ceremony at the site of a First World War camp in Gidea Park.

A travelling petting farm will bring various farmyard friends to this year's Havering Show.

Havering has been ranked as the worst borough for cycling and healthy streets by a new scorecard which measures how well boroughs are meeting the Mayor of London's targets.

A man wanted by Romford Town Police in connection with a shoplifting incident has been arrested in Ilford.

Harold Hill residents are paying tribute to a beloved postman who died after injuring himself while playing football.

Police are appealing for help to find a 21-year-old man who is wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident.

Art works inspired by ideas and imagination will be showcased at a returning exhibition in Upminster.

Fourteen parks in Havering have been awarded a special accolade that recognises that they are some of the best in the world.

Children can take part in a host of free sporting activities as a Noak Hill leisure centre opens its doors to the public this summer.

A Hornchurch choir that supports people who've previously been told they can't sing is celebrating a comeback this year.

A Romford mum was shocked when a parking warden seized her disabled son's Blue Badge and issued her a fine while she was trying to collect him from his grandmother's house.

A man was taken to hospital with a head injury following reports of an assault in Elm Park.

A 43-year-old man has died after he was involved in a collision on the A12 last night.

An increase in the number of penalty charge notices issued by Havering Council from 2017 to 2018 meant that the local authority received more than £7million from fines last year.

An Upminster rail worker who died after being hit by a train was "fatigued" and likely covering for his brother at the time of the incident, an official government report into the tragedy concluded.

Two men charged with manslaughter following the death of seven-year-old Harvey Tyrrell at the King Harold Pub in Harold Wood last year appeared in court yesterday morning (Thursday, July 11).

The independent police watchdog has confirmed an officer has been served with a criminal notice after footage of him arresting a 17-year-old went viral in April.

Havering councillors have voted against declaring a climate emergency but accepted a motion for the council to renew its policies regarding environmental protection.

A retired teacher exercised her quiz skills when she took part in a challenging radio quiz competition.

Fairkytes Live, Hornchurch's intimate music venue, has unveiled a host of singers and bands that will be performing on its own stage at the Havering Show.

Councillors voted against reviewing the recent car parking charges increases despite a large protest by campaigners calling for the council to bring back 30 minutes of free parking.

A Romford family sold cakes and Smarties to raise hundreds of pounds for a charity that supports youngsters with disabilities.

An extra £10million has been set aside in the council's housing budget to improve the safety of council estates.


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