A community theatre has been awarded £5,000 to help make its green room more accessible.

The family of a 29-year-old who died while training for a charity bike ride, have paid tribute to the "selfless, bubbly" woman.

Two men have been charged with manslaughter after the death of a seven-year-old boy at a pub last year.

As cinema ratings for the film depicting Sir Elton John's life has rocketed and given fans a new lease of love for his music, there is no better time to watch him in concert - well, sort of.

A social care worker says she is overwhelmed after being awarded a police commendation for going above and beyond the call of duty to help a vulnerable pensioner with dementia.

Sikh volunteers once again offered shoppers free chilled drinks to honour the memory of their first martyred Guru.

Staff at the borough's NHS trust were delighted last week to celebrate all of the hard work carried out by their volunteers.

The family of a caring 60-year-old owner of a dry cleaners says he "would have bent over backwards to help anyone".

Snooker Champion Steve Davis, hosted a charity golf day last month for Saint Francis Hospice.

A 57-year-old man has been charged with possessing several weapons in a public place including a handgun and a crossbow.

A look back at the stories from this week 60, 40 and 20 years ago

A family whose daughter died from a cardiac arrest five years ago, has donated a defibrillator to a primary school to potentially help save the lives of others.

A community fund where more than £80,000 could go to charities and community groups in the borough has been launched.

A father whose son died from an undiagnosed heart condition returned to his son's school to help deliver free heart screenings.

To West Ham supporters' dismay, The Boleyn Ground was knocked down three years ago and with it, many memories of cheering on their favourite team.

A body was found in a park last night.

A GP surgery has unexpectedly closed following concerns of "service quality and patient safety".

A charity which has been making voice recordings of local Havering news for the benefit of the borough's blind and partially sighted, for more than four decades has been named as a winner of a royal award.

A councillor who led the Leave campaign says he might quit the Conservative party if Brexit is not delivered.

Police arrested two people who had imitation firearms and a baseball bat in a stolen vehicle at the weekend.

Emergency services remain at the scene after a lorry flipped on its side this morning.

The mum of a teenager who was stabbed 11 times in a lethal attack has set up a charity in a bid to deter young people from knife crime and give support to families who have lost loved ones through violence.

People with learning disabilities who are employed at a cafe were left "distressed" after another break-in.

"Just because I can take a selfie every now and then, that doesn't mean I can walk."

The mum of a "bubbly" 15-year-old boy who was stabbed in the heart, says she is "haunted by the reoccurring nightmares" as his murderer was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment today.

Plans for the council to fund five police officers will still go ahead, despite councillors believing the proposal was "rushed".

Residents can nominate a charity or not-for-profit organisation of their choice to benefit from new funding.

The council's healthy eating app celebrated its first birthday last week.

The stories that made the news 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Concerns have been expressed over the council's proposed "money-making" borough-wide Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ).


Upgrading or updating double glazed windows may seem like an unnecessary endeavour, but it can offer many benefits. Double glazing specialist Ken Rhodes shares his expert advice on how it can improve your home.

We take a look at what dementia is, how it affects people, and how to care for someone with the condition.

If you are wondering about care options, private home care can be a great alternative to moving to a care home

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