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It's the most wonderful time of the year and this week we aren't short of fantastic festive offerings.

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.

The Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Havering visited a night shelter for the homeless in Romford last month to see the good work Muslim volunteers have been doing there for more than three years.

The Debenhams building in Romford Market Place has been sold to an as-yet unnamed developer for £12million, real estate giants Savills have revealed.

A fleet of tug boats and River Thames barges could soon be mooring in Rainham if newly-submitted plans for a working pier are approved by Havering Council.

Havering Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed a car crash between a Mini and a motorbike in Romford last week to come forward.

Detectives from Hampshire Police are asking Romford residents to keep an eye out for a 25-year-old man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary back in September.

The chief nurse at the NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals has been awarded an honorary doctorate of science from the University of East London in recognition of her outstanding service.

Havering Council's fleet of five gritting lorries are all topped up with 2,000 tonnes of rock salt and a team of winter heroes are on call 24/7 to help keep the borough moving as temperatures fall.

A Rainham family has been left heartbroken after callous thieves broke into their home and stole a trove of sentimental jewellery that had been bought for them by their great-aunt just before she died.

The Metropolitan Police's Flying Squad has arrested two men wanted in connection with two cash in transit robberies in Elm Park and Gidea Park.

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There are major delays on c2c services this morning after an earlier signal failure between Barking and Fenchurch Street caused several services to be cancelled.

There are severe delays and cancellations on all c2c routes this morning after the line's overhead power lines were damaged between Barking and Rainham.

A popular Hornchurch pub has found itself chosen as one of just eight pubs across the country in the running for a prestigious national award recognise the charitable work our drinking dens do.

Police officers who brought Jodie Chesney's killers to justice have paid tribute to the strength of the Dagenham Girl Scout's family as the identity of one of her killers can be revealed for the first time.

Detectives investigating a string of robberies on trains across London have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to after two 16-year-olds were attacked on a train between Upminster and Chafford Hundred.

Police officers are investigating after a gang of men reportedly armed with samurai swords broke into a house in Hornchurch and threatened a man inside before stealing cash.

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A car crash in Chadwell Heath has left a child injured in hospital and caused heavy delays to railway services between Romford and London Liverpool Street.

A wanted man in his 40s knocked himself unconscious after he ran into a wall trying to get away from police officers during a vehicle stop in Rainham yesterday.

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition in hospital following a car crash outside Harold Wood Station this afternoon.

The NHS trust which runs Queen's and King George hospitals is piloting a scheme to provide better support to dementia patients by offering them a blue wristband to make them more identifiable.

A police detective has been charged with common assault by beating after footage of his conduct during an arrest went viral on social media, prompting the independent police watchdog to launch an investigation.

Hundreds of Hornchurch residents turned out in crisp November sunshine this morning to honour the memories of generations of service men and women who have given their lives for our country.

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Havering's Tube stations suffered just one unplanned closure between New Year's Day 2018 and the end of July this year, new figures released by Transport for London have revealed - but it was a long one.

The full opening of Crossrail has been delayed yet again, it has been revealed this morning.

Parents have blasted a Hornchurch primary school's safeguarding methods after a child with special educational needs was able to walk out of a Halloween party undetected, only to be found wandering the streets by police.


Have you heard any horror stories about double glazed windows?

We've all been there, calling our local surgery in the morning, hoping we might be able to secure a same day doctor's appointment.

Instagrammers and baby-boomers are setting a trend for the "Hollywood smile" as a pain-free dental procedure attracts people to south Essex from all over the UK and beyond.

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