A woman from Harold Hill with multiple sclerosis (MS) is creating signature notebooks out of recycled material to raise awareness about what it’s like to live with the disease.

A woman was taken to a major trauma centre after a collision with a vehicle in Rainham.

Residents campaigning against knife crime recovered a machete from a Rainham park and are set to receive a community hero award for their work trying to reduce knife crime.

A 17-year-old teenager has been arrested on suspicion of obstruction after he was allegedly found with Class B drugs in Romford.

A midwife at King George and Queen’s Hospital NHS Trust raised more than £600 for a stillbirth charity when she completed the Paris marathon.

An outbuilding next to a house in Romford was destroyed by a fire over the bank holiday weekend.

Hundreds of incidents of violence and sexual assault took place in Havering in February this year according to police data.

Students at an Upminster primary school tasted a variety of healthy foods at special workshops designed to teach about them healthy diets.

A new housing development with shops could be coming to Romford’s town centre.

A young artist from Cranham made it all the way to the semi-finals of a national portrait competition.

To celebrate his 80th birthday and 50 years serving the Church of England, a priest is cycling 800 miles across Havering, Newham and Essex.

Residents have taken to patrolling the streets of Havering to try to prevent knife crime and ensure young people feel safe.

A young artist from Cranham will be competing against two other artists for the title of Sky’s Portrait Artist of the Year in tonight’s episode.

A world class dancer from Collier Row has been tipped as a possible replacement for Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell.

Residents can look forward to a double helping of entertainment at Romford Market with various Easter and Saint George’s Day festivities planned for this month.

The revival of two major modern classics and a play written by a Romford-born actor from BBC hit Poldark are some of the treats that the Queen’s Theatre has planned for its autumn season.

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

Pupils from a Romford primary school braved the April Showers to clean up the streets of Havering as part of a national campaign.

Two teenagers from Upminster and Woodford Green have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after reports expensive coats were being targeted in Brentwood.

The son of a famous jazz legend will be performing with special guests at a Romford pub to raise funds for a dementia charity.

A group of enthusiastic knitters donated handmade hats and booties to newborn babies at Queen’s Hospital.

A cow has died after a lorry transporting cattle overturned at the Brook Street Roundabout yesterday.

Drivers are being told to expect long traffic queues after a lorry has overturned at the Brook Street Roundabout.

A theatre festival showcasing young local talent is returning to Hornchurch this month.

Plans are being considered for 145 new homes to be built on the former site of Havering College’s Quarles campus in Harold Hill.

A tribute band that takes on the rich vocal harmonies of The Beach Boys is returning to Hornchurch.

A Hornchurch theatre is welcoming back to its stage several actors for its landmark revival of an award-winning musical.

Residents from a variety of faiths gathered for an exciting interactive quiz at the Havering Interfaith Forum in Romford.

A group of Harold Hill residents hoping to “bring the community together” are organising a festival for young people in the borough.

Excited shoppers flocked to meet a Strictly Come Dancing star at The Romford’s The Liberty Shopping Centre.


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