A pedestrian hit twice by a car has revealed how the serious injuries she suffered have impacted on her independence.

Don’t forget that the clocks go back tonight.

Royal Mail’s Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas – the dates by which you must post your parcels to guarantee arrival for Christmas Day.

Journalism Matters. That’s the title of an annual campaign that kicks off again this week; a chance for the news media industry to shout about the good work we do for our regions and for our society as a whole.

Four golf-loving teenagers played 72 holes in 14 hours to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

The company that owns the Romford Recorder has announced it is to come under new ownership.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

The August bank holiday weekend means one thing in Havering - it’s Havering Show weekend.

There are severe delays of about an hour on the M25 anti-clockwise due to an accident between J30 (Dartford Crossing) and J29 (Romford/Basildon).

Here we share some more of the beautiful photographs posted to the photo-sharing platform by our amazingly talented readers.

Havering will join national celebrations this weekend to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day and the end of the Second World War.

In tough times like these, trusted local journalism helps keep you informed and helps keep our community together.

Freemasons across Essex, including those from lodges in Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, joined together via Zoom to pay a final show of respect to Provincial Grand Master Rodney Bass OBE, who died on July 14 after a long battle with cancer.

Life has changed beyond recognition in the past five months - but how well do you really know the new coronavirus rules?

Face coverings must be worn in shops and supermarkets in England starting today.

The M25 anti-clockwise near Harold Wood is closed following a collision.

Essex & Suffolk Water has launched an expansion of its Branch Out scheme with project funding up for grabs to help benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities in its area, including Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

The man who died after being hit by a car in Harold Hill at the weekend has been named as Mark Henry, 58, from Romford.

The end of the school year is drawing near, but many parents and their children will be left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

A public consultation held by the Diocese of Chelmsford enabled more than 1,000 people to share their views to help identify the next Bishop of Chelmsford.

Pubs can reopen tomorrow after being closed for three months and consumer group Camra, the Campaign for Real Ale, has released an easy to follow guide to help people use and support their local pubs safely over the coming weeks and months.

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

The Romford man who died in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle, Kent, following an altercation with some youths last week, died of a heart attack according to a post-mortem examination.

Over the past 20 years, Saint Francis’ Hospice at Home service has cared for more than 9,000 people and touched the lives of so many families and loved ones.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a Romford man in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle, Kent on Thursday.

Police have been cracking down on speeding as they have seen a rise in drivers breaking the limit in the capital during lockdown.

With more time on their hands to enjoy the lovely weather, residents have found the chance to appreciate the nature and wildlife around them.

As the weather gets warmer and we are allowed out more, people have been enjoying the borough’s parks and photographing the nature and wildlife around them.

As the country enjoys what is thought to be some of the warmest days of the year so far, Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging its customers to use water wisely.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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