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.

Four years ago, the Recorder ran a Fundraise on the First appeal to collect money for First Step.

A 79-year-old man has been banned from keeping animals for life for a second time after he admitted breaching a previous ban when he was found to be keeping a large number of animals in appalling conditions.

A woman left severely brain damaged following failings in surgery has received a £15.6million settlement which will fund the specialist care she requires for the rest of her life.

A 16-year-old boy is the second person charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

The fatal stabbing of Jodie Chesney in Amy’s Park, Harold Hill, on Friday night has shocked the borough and the whole country.

A man has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

A second arrest has been made as detectives continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill.

The shocking stabbing of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill has touched the whole borough, and the country as a whole.

Tackling violence is the Met Police’s top priority, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Graham McNulty insisted today, March 4, saying officers had carried out more than 2,500 stop and searches in the past three days.

Were you in South End Road, Elm Park, on Wednesday last week?

The days are getting noticeably longer - it is now light until 5pm or so - and the temperatures are starting to rise.

Updated Harold Hill police raids: Two charged

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Two men have been charged following the three early morning raids in Harold Hill and Noak Hill on Wednesday, February 6.

We must not forget terrible genocides

Setting a budget to run a borough, especially when you have to make savings, must be such a difficult undertaking.

Throughout the past year we have followed little Isla Caton’s battle against cancer.

The discovery that a man who had been jailed for using his position as a police officer to prey on vulnerable women could have been allowed to work at Queen’s hospital without a compulsory background check is worrying both for staff and patients.

Two 19-year-olds have been charged after a young man was stabbed in Romford yesterday, Tuesday November 20.

In recent weeks we have brought you the stories of families who have found a lifeline in Hornchurch charity First Step.

Several hundred people gathered at Rainham War Memorial this morning, Sunday, November 11, to pay their tributes to the men and women who have given their lives to keep this country safe.

The story that warmed my heart most this week is that of pensioner Alan Whitehead who has created his own, amazing, war memorial

Men are dying six years earlier than women. For reasons that are largely preventable.


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

It’s the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald’s restaurant?

Buy your next car wisely with the following sage advice from Tony Levoi Vauxhall Dealership


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