Romford & Gidea Park have announced their first two signings for the 2020-21 season.

Romford Junior Raiders have announced two more signings for the 2020-21 season in the form of Sam Roberts and Matt Brown.

Football clubs in Essex are being asked to nominate grassroots legends during Volunteers Week.

Havering athletes excelled at the Essex Clubs Virtual Mile challenge organised by Chelmsford AC last week.

Rainham Cricket Club chairman Nick Thwaites gave thanks for the support shown to their Alternative Cricket Tea last weekend.

Shenfield High School have been made an official further education partner of the London City Lionesses, to deliver a new girls’ football academy in the new academic year.

The next British Speedway Quiz Night will be proudly supporting the Speedway Riders’ Benevolent Fund on Friday June 5 (8.30pm).

West Ham United Women are teaming up with domestic abuse charities after a sharp rise in incidents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rounders England has developed a new family-friendly version of the game that can be played in small groups.

Graham Burr has been playing for Rainham for 43 years, since 1977, and one of his earliest matches remains a vivid highlight.

A football-loving 10-year-old has captured the nation’s attention during the coronavirus pandemic by raising money for nine charities as she aims to complete one ‘keepie-uppie’ for all of the nation’s 7.1 million key workers, including members of the NHS.

The world of sport is slowly starting to come out of the lockdown imposed to tackle this tragic coronavirus pandemic and raise hopes of a return to some sort of normality.

Harold Wood Cricket Club held a collection for Harold Hill Food Bank as part of the Alternative Cricket Tea last weekend.

British Rowing, British Cycling and British Athletics are teaming up with Blue Peter to row, cycle and run the distance between the Blue Peter studio in Salford and the Japan National Stadium in Tokyo in just 30 days.

The 2019-20 Premier League season will restart on Wednesday June 17, with Arsenal visiting Manchester City and Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United.

West Ham United’s Pablo Fornals revealed his relief about the return to training at Rush Green as the Premier League looks to restart next month.

All George Duck ever wanted to do as a footballer was play at Wembley Stadium – and he got to fulfil that dream and more with Dagenham in 1980.

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have confirmed a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no play before August 1.

Rainham Cricket Club are joining in with Essex’s Alternative Cricket Tea to help local food banks.

England Boxing is set to launch a series of free 30-minute online mental health awareness sessions called ‘Box In Mind Bitesize’.

Everyone Active Raiders have announced the first new face to their roster for the 2020-21 season with the signing of Harry Gulliver from Ogden Mustangs.

Essex grassroots football clubs are being urged to take advantage of online learning videos during the coronavirus pandemic.

Romford Junior Raiders have made two new signings for the 2020-21 National League Division One season.

Everyone Active Raiders have announced the first new face to their roster for the 2020-21 season with the signing of Harry Gulliver from Ogden Mustangs.

It was eight years ago this week that West Ham booked their return to the Premier League with a play-off final win over Blackpool at Wembley.

Ricky Kidd netted eight goals to help Dagenham reach the 1980 Trophy final but left Wembley Stadium a little disappointed after missing out on scoring in their 2-1 win over Mossley.

Essex Cricket have jointly launched ‘Together Through This Test’ – a nationwide campaign to shine a light on how the cricket family has reached out to local communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Football clubs are being urged to register for an easy fundraising competition to win £100.

British Rowing has today launched a Row to the Moon challenge, following the success of the recent One Minute Challenge.

Harold Wood Cricket Club are collecting items for Harold Hill Food Bank as part of Essex’s Alternative Cricket Tea this weekend.


The new NHS Test and Trace service launched across England on May 28 forms a central part of the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy to help us all get our lives back to something like normal. Here we explain how the system will work and answer some of the key questions which have been raised by members of the public.

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

Sparing just a couple of hours a week to help at your local hospice is incredibly rewarding; you’re supporting a cause that helps people facing the end of their lives. But there’s more to volunteering than meets the eye.

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