What's happening in Havering this half term?

Various road closures will be in place in Upminster as the award-winning We Are FSTVL returns for the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Nearly a third of the children in Havering are living in poverty according to new figures from a children's welfare organisation.

A Hornchurch primary school was awarded a special science award which recognises its commitment to show pupils how learning about science can extend beyond the classroom.

An acrobatic dance performance that combines science with art is coming to Hornchurch next month.

A former member of staff at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster who was charged with a sexual offence has had his sentencing postponed due to an error with his initial charge.

The mayor of London has called on the government to stop permitting the building of a waste incinerator in Bexley following a Havering MP's campaign to get the plans rejected.

More than 180 superheroes ran a 5k race to raise funds for a children's cancer charity.

A man from Hornchurch took on a challenging 10 mile run filled with obstacles and ditches of freezing water to raise funds for a well-known charity.

An anti-knife crime campaign started by Harold Hill residents is hosting a Soul night to raise funds for its community services.

A psychic is returning to Romford to demonstrate his belief that he can help residents communicate with their loved ones beyond the grave.

A travel writer from Romford will be taking on a 2,000 mile cycle ride to practice what she preaches and reduce her use of aeroplanes.

It takes an average of 17 weeks for properties to sell in Havering, new data shows.

A Havering MP tried her hand at pulling a pint to mark the re-opening of a Hornchurch pub.

A community project is looking for people to share their stories about various Havering landscapes and join some inspiring walks across Barking and Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood.

The Liberty Shopping Centre is set to have a new food court that aims to bring a "unique combined shopping, eating and drinking experience" to Romford.

Residents are invited to take part in various events in Havering to mark Dementia Awareness Week.

Havering's popular Langtons Summer Concert returns on Sunday, June 2 for an afternoon of grand entertainment.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in South Ockendon for which three teenagers from Havering have been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

"If I cared about each and every one of you that gets stabbed I would end up in a hospital."

Sixteen care homes in Havering failed to meet fire safety standards after inspections were carried out by the London Fire Brigade following the Grenfell Tower fire.

King George and Queen's Hospital NHS trust is encouraging residents to become a Dementia Friend at the hospital's trust.

Councillor Michael Deon Burton has been appointed as the new mayor of Havering for 2019/20.

A woman from Collier Row is going to be shaving off her waist-length hair to raise funds for a well-known Hornchurch charity.

A petition calling for more police in the borough was signed by more than 10,000 Havering residents and presented to No 10 Downing Street.

Havering College students shared their "sophisticated ideas" of how they would work to improve their environments at The Mercury Mall Shopping Centre's first Architecture Week.

Proposals for 197 new homes in Rainham have been submitted by Havering Council as part of the first phase of its borough-wide regeneration programme.

A 25-year-old woman from Ilford has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after human trafficking and modern slavery concerns led police to search a number of properties in Romford and Ilford.

A Cranham drama group will be performing a period drama play to kick-start an appeal to refurbish the spire that towers above the All Saints Church.

The presenter of CITV's Art Attack surprised members of staff at a children's charity in Romford with a massive donation.


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