Parents at Ardleigh Green Infants School are concerned about their children’s safety on their journey to school after being left without a crossing patrol officer since January.

Two Harold Hill mums are diving in at the deep end as they plan to swim 33 miles – that’s further than crossing the English Channel – to raise money for charity.

An Upminster dance and theatre group raised more than £1,500 for children with autism at its annual ‘Be Our Guest’ fun day.

Members of the Harold Hill community are trying to raise £500 so a memorial bench can be installed to remember teenager Jodie Chesney who was stabbed to death in Amy’s Park.

One year on, the family of a man shot dead by police in Collier Row have said the “suffering keeps on going every day” and that they are still waiting for answers as to what happened the night their father and husband died.

A woman in her 50s has been taken to hospital after a car crash in Romford.

Eighteen people from across Havering, Dagenham and Newham will face charges following a string of offences in relation to the alleged theft of around £700,000 worth of goods from lorries.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash in Romford this afternoon.

Candidates for the Cranham by-election to replace former councillor Clarence Barrett who passed away last month, have now been announced.

Family and friends of a teenager who played rugby in Romford and tragically died in his sleep, have started a social media campaign to get West Ham fans to carry out a minute’s applause at their next home match.

Parents, students and teachers at Harold Wood Primary school are trying to raise £10,000 to save its inclusion room, which has helped students overcome their grief after the tragic loss of seven-year-old pupil Harvey Tyrrell.

A corrupt immigration officer from Romford has been jailed for three years and nine months for attempting to extort money from an Indian national who was due to be removed from the UK.

Have you spotted the wooden creatures created by an award winning sculptor that are part of the new woodland trail through Pages Wood in Upminster?

A new study has revealed that a dozen members of staff at Havering Council are paid more than £100,000 a year, but the council leader has insisted these wages are “good value” for “the best people”.

Romford residents have spoken out on social media after the future of the Debenhams store in Romford was put in doubt after the company was placed into administration.

A pensioner has been found guilty of killing a Hornchurch man who broke his back and died from a blood clot after he was knocked off his bike in Rainham.

A JustGiving page has been set up to try and raise money that was stolen when thieves pinned down and beat up an Elm Park grandfather in his home last week.

Department store Debenhams has this morning been placed into administration and the future of its Romford and Ilford stores is currently unknown.

Havering Council is planning to invest more than £18 million over the next four years to open new schools and improve and expand existing ones.

A teenager from Romford who has a complex heart disease was granted a dream come true when she got to meet Little Mix.

An eight-months old baby has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

Burglars pinned down a 61-year-old grandfather and punched him in the face as they ripped a safe containing around £2,000 from his Elm Park home last week.

A pensioner accused of killing a Hornchurch cyclist in a collision as he went to work has told a court she did not see him until he was on the bonnet of her car.

A former member of staff at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster has pleaded guilty to sexual communication with a child.

Emergency services have cordoned off a road in Harold Hill after a man died this afternoon.

South Street’s Burger King will feature on a new Channel 4 comedy show tonight, where comedian Joe Lycett gets his assistant to put its advertising slogan “have it your way” to the test.

A former police officer who worked across Barking, Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering has had an allegation of discreditable conduct proven as misconduct.

A Hornchurch man was just 150m from his workplace when he was knocked off his motorcycle by a pensioner and suffered fatal injuries, a court heard.

A driver caught travelling at more than 100 miles per hour along the M25 in Cranham has been banned from driving and fined more than £400

To celebrate turning 50 years old, a number of members and supporters of Havering Association for People with Disabilities (HAD) will be taking on a team of Spurs Legends that could include Justin Edinburgh, Mark Falco, Tony Galvin, Ramon Vega and David Howells.


The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

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