A street patrol group will now be able to increase its weapon sweeps in Havering with a new minivan that was purchased with donations from the community.

A man who cheated Havering Council out of more than £30,000 through council tax and housing benefit fraud has been jailed.

Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a man who is wanted for fraud and threatening behaviour in Havering.

A new employment service has seen more than 400 Havering residents overcome barriers to secure employment.

Comedian and entertainer Duncan Norvelle is inviting residents to join him for an evening of laughs at Brookside Theatre.

A Rainham primary school is getting ready for spring with a donation of tools and bird boxes from a conservation foundation.

A Hornchurch off-licence's application to stay open until midnight has been refused over concerns the late sale of alcohol could lead to crime and anti-social behaviour in the area.

A Hornchurch junior school was delighted to receive recognition from Ofsted inspectors on how enthusiastic pupils were to learn.

A Romford chef whose food has been enjoyed by the Queen and Royal family is opening a breakfast and brunch cafe in Romford's town centre.

Crime writer Kimberley Chambers will soon be returning to The Liberty to sign copies of her new book.

A woman with advanced dementia had to use her own savings to cover care costs after Havering Council failed to provide her with a sufficient budget, an investigation has found.

After losing both of his grandparents a nine-year-old boy from Hornchurch was determined to raise funds for the hospice that cared for them in their final days.

A Rainham model railway enthusiast has had his futuristic steampunk designs patented by the British railway brand Hornby.

Residents who are currently being relocated from Romford's Waterloo Estate chose to buy new furniture and donate old items to help vulnerable people in the borough.

A health and care director with a wealth of local knowledge has been announced as the new leader of north east London's emerging Integrated Care System (ICS).

A Gidea Park family received a "life-changing early Christmas present" when they won £1million from a scratchcard on Christmas Eve.

An Elm Park couple celebrated the milestone achievement of a 60 year marriage with a letter from the Queen.

Havering Samaritans is calling on people to beat the winter blues by getting together for a warm cup of tea on Mondays.

A fluffy chow chow in Harold Hill has caught the eye of judges of a London dog competition.

Havering's volunteer crime patrol group is set to share the next steps it will take in tackling knife crime in the borough.

Empty businesses in Havering are costing taxpayers an average of £2.8million in lost rates each year due to a national relief scheme.

A Havering society that promotes lifelong learning for retired people is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

A show dedicated to the world's greatest female rock legends is coming to Romford.

A Harold Wood student has received a special award for overcoming significant adversity to excel at sport.

Firefighters attended the scene of a fire in Harold Wood this morning.

A falling tree hit a car on the A127 in Upminster this morning.

A Gidea Park pub is undergoing a major refurbishment to have a "stunning" all-weather garden added to its premises.

Havering's Saint Francis Hospice is giving businesses 10 weeks to raise as much money as possible from £50.

A 17-year-old boy from Havering who viciously assaulted a member of rail staff at Grays Station after not paying for a ticket has been sentenced.

A Romford dad's fatal fall from a penthouse apartment in Brazil was the result of an accident, a coroner concluded at an inquest today (Friday, January 10).


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