Funding for the Chafford Sports Complex will end in June following a decision by Havering Council.

A man from Rainham has been jailed for a serious crash at an illegal motorbike street race that left a woman with life changing injuries.

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a blaze at a caravan and motor home storage site in Upminster.

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

A Hornchurch paramedic said free laser eye surgery has enabled her to do her job more “efficiently and effectively”.

First Step says it can no longer continue providing its “outstanding services” by drawing on charity reserves.

A family-run nursery in Upminster and the Romford childcare centre striving to improve children’s oral health, nutrition and environmental awareness have received awards from the deputy mayor of London for their work.

First Step plans to launch a mainstream nursery in the hopes that the business will fund its services supporting youngsters with disabilities.

Purple flowers have been planted in memory of Jodie Chesney in the park where she was stabbed to death.

An exhibition commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Second World War’s famous Great Escape breakout by 76 prisoners from a Luftwaffe-run camp is coming to Hornchurch.

Theresa May has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of Jodie Chesney during Prime Minster’s Questions in the House of Commons this lunchtime.

A four-year-old from Upminster “absolutely smashed” his target to raise more than £2,000 for his two-year-old cousin with cancer.

Two people charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney will stand trial in September, while police have confirmed an 18-year old suspected of murder remains in custody.

Harold Wood students gained essential careers experience at a new mock Interview Day organised by their school and a graduate company.

More than three million people across the UK voted for Lee Mead to win BBC’s Any Dream Will Do contest and play the coveted role of Joseph.

Strong winds at the start of the week toppled trees in Hylands Park and destroyed a greenhouse in Hornchurch.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault following reports of a fight at the Co-op in Collier Row.

Havering Sixth Form College students formed a “sea of purple” in memory of former pupil Jodie Chesney who was killed in Harold Hill.

A man was taken to hospital following a car crash in Romford this morning (Monday, March 11).

A well-known Hornchurch charity that supports youngsters with disabilities and special needs is at risk of closure due to lack of funds.

A compelling drama about two life-long friends and a complicated business deal is coming to Hornchurch.

It is somehow 50 years since rock music pioneers The Who released their critically-acclaimed and universally adored fourth studio album, Tommy, and introduced an entire generation to the idea of a concept album.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.

A family business that invites guests to unwind at a traditional tea room has opened at the Romford’s Liberty shopping centre.

Guitar star Lonnie Donegan Jnr will be reviving the songs of his legendary father at a nostalgic concert in Hornchurch.

Councillors voted to approve Havering’s budget which will see the end of free short stay parking in Upminster and Hornchurch and a 3.25 per cent increase in council tax.

Students at a Rainham secondary school celebrated a third successful year in The Band of England’s digital media competition - Bank, Camera, Action.

A charity that is striving to eradicate homelessness in Havering officially opened a permanent location for a night shelter in Romford.

A Queen’s Hospital accountant will be putting on her running shoes to take part in the Vitality Big Half.

Women across the country will soon be heading to Rainham for the UK’s first all-female bricklaying competition.


It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

Buy your next car wisely with the following sage advice from Tony Levoi Vauxhall Dealership

Free-from and plant-based diets have become increasingly popular in recent years, with more people choosing to enjoy this lifestyle for the health benefits rather than medical requirements.

Hoping to raise awareness of this growing movement is Gemma Brooks, who is organising the Free From, Vegan and Allergy Show at The Mercury in Romford on Saturday March 9.

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