A sponsored walk in memory of stab victim Jodie Chesney is being held from Harold Hill to Dagenham tomorrow morning, Saturday, October 5.

If you've ever felt strongly about something but thought fighting for it wouldn't make a difference, you should be inspired by the residents in Harold Hill and Rainham who have fought long battles to stop homes being built on their open spaces.

Demolition has begun on the former Solar, Serena and Sunrise Courts site in South Hornchurch which is set to become a modern retirement village.

Police are concerned for the safety and welfare of Reanne Bell, 12, who is missing from Romford.

It's the last bank holiday weekend of the year and that means it's time for the Havering Show.

This week it was revealed police in Spain forced a man to retrieve a fridge he threw down a ravine.

As the decline of the UK's once bustling high streets continues to be a concern, research from Nationwide Building Society reveals one in five children don't even know what one is.

It shouldn't really need to be said but, as more and more of our emergency services personnel are subjected to attacks while on duty, the Recorder is backing a borough-wide campaign to show respect for the police.

The 10th St Andrew's Fun Day and Dog Show was held on Saturday.

Every new policy introduced by the council is going to have some detractors.

Six fire engines remain at the scene of yesterday's grass fire in Rainham.

Ten fire engines and 70 firefighters are now tackling a grass blaze iin Rainham.

Everyone should be able to feel safe in their own home. If you can't feel safe there, where can you?

Thousands of people in the borough are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

For the past week or so the country has been praising the veterans of the D-Day landings - the men who prompted the beginning of the end of the war.

A magistrate, her boyfriend and his friend, who paid off court fines with cash from crime, have today (Tuesday, June 11) been sentenced for their parts in a £61,500 fraud.

A crematorium's specialised metals recycling scheme has raised £8,000 for the Alzheimer's Society's Singing for the Brain.

Police are supporting the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) today, May 17 by reminding members of the LGBT+ community to report cases of hate crime so they can be fully investigated.

Rotary's Purple4Polio Ambassador British Paralympic wheelchair racer and polio survivor Anne Wafula Strike MBE will open the first Rotary East London and Essex Disability Games on Sunday, May 19.

We all regularly blame young people for the crime and violence happening around the borough, and point to the lack of youth clubs and things for children to do.

Thousands of runners will take to the streets tomorrow for the London Marathon

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

Last summer thousands of people gathered in Romford town centre for the borough's first Pride event celebrating the LGBT+ community.

What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...

It's the Easter holidays and you've got four days off work. If you don't want to go away, there's plenty of fun things to do on your doorstep.

If there's one thing that unites us all in annoyance, it's dirty streets.

The borough, and the country as a whole, was horrified and saddened by the fatal stabbing of Jodie Chesney last month.

A man who harassed and threatened violence towards a woman has been jailed.

GPs in Havering are backing a campaign to highlight the importance of bowel cancer screening - stressing that early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives.

Havering is a borough of animal lovers so the news this week that Jayne Arkan had found her dog more than a year after it went missing will bring a smile to most people's faces.


Have you always wanted straighter teeth without uncomfortable, bulky metal braces? Gone are the days when braces were seen as something just for children or teenagers as more adults are opting to improve the look of their teeth.

An orangery can make a beautiful addition to your home and give you the extra space you're looking for.

Lens replacement surgery (also known as refractive lens exchange surgery) is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the UK according to clinical data.

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