Havering Council has revealed it repaired more than 1,000 potholes across the borough's roads in the space of nine months last year.

The owners of a Rush Green barbershop have applied for planning permission to build a single storey side extension and open a takeaway restaurant.

Plans for a new leisure centre in Rainham moved a step closer on Wednesday night as Havering Council revealed it had decided on a location.

Havering Council is launching a new initiative aimed at giving neighbourhoods more of a community feel this month - and it will first be trialled in Harold Hill.

Havering Council is inviting residents from across the borough to have their say on changes to the way the local authority helps some parents get their children to and from school.

There are severe delays on an Upminster road while emergency works are carried out to fix a burst water main.

The great and good of Romford will come together to bid farewell to the town's vicar at a special ceremony on Sunday as he leaves after more than seven years of service.

Railway stations across Havering saw more than 23million entrances and exits last year according to government data released yesterday - a growth of 12pc in the past five years.

Havering Council is inviting residents from across the borough to have their say on changes to the way the local authority helps some parents get their children to and from school.

More than 5,500 properties across Havering were without power for around half an hour on Monday night after a fallen tree brought down overhead cables in the area.

An Upminster secondary school is asking for parents' views on plans to merge two units for autistic children to create a larger 22-place scheme.

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Havering Council has today held a second behind-closed-doors meeting with managers of an Upminster golf club after a man died following "an altercation" with four members of staff there.

Urgent treatment centres at King George Hospital, Barking Community Hospital and the Harold Wood Walk-in Centre are all set to be open by July this year, it has been revealed.

A 29-year-old teacher at an Upminster primary school is the face of a national campaign encouraging people to consider a career change into teaching as they approach landmark birthdays.

A 22-year-old actor from Romford has been nominated for the prestigious Rising Star award at this year's Baftas - and you can vote for him now.

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An Ilford-born barrister who was first elected to public office when he became a Havering councillor in 1974 will be knighted after finding himself on this year's New Year Honours list.

Armed police were called to Romford town centre on Sunday after reports of men seen carrying a gun and ended up arresting a wanted man.

Residents are invited to a series of events across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in January to have their say on the future of King George and Queen's Hospitals.

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A charity night at Romford Dogs raised more than £350 for the borough's only sea cadet unit earlier this month.

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Police are hunting a ruthless thief who pushed a 70-year-old woman to the ground and stole her handbag outside Harold Wood Station yesterday.

A Collier Row teenager is one of three boys found guilty of killing a 15-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed after being caught up in the middle of a gang fight.

A Romford man has thanked the supported housing service that helped him turn his life around as it was revealed the same service has been awarded a new contract by Havering Council.

The identity of the 37-year-old Hornchurch man who died following an "altercation" at Top Meadow golf club was formally confirmed as an inquest into his death opened this morning.

Parents of teenagers who feel like they might need a few tips are invited to join a new eight-week course being run by Havering Council.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has apologised to Londoners for the lengthy delays to the opening of Crossrail, as transport bosses revealed they do not believe the project will require any more additional funding.

Residents at an Emerson Park block of flats have described how they are living in fear after being left in the dark about a serious gas leak in the building.


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