The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

There are just a few short weeks until Romford Greyhound Stadium fully reopens its newly refurbished Main Stand, and Romford residents are advised to expect an opening weekend full of surprises.

Havering Council welcomed the Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group to its new headquarters in North House, Romford last week.

Havering Council is on the hunt for a mysterious person or persons unknown who have begun illegally cutting down trees in a secluded forest area in Noak Hill.

Staff and students at Sacred Heart of Mary School in Upminster have been left "absolutely thrilled" with their A-level results this year.

There were plenty of smiles and happy phone calls to parents and the Coopers' Company and Coborn School in Upminster this A-level results day.

Music fans from across the borough are counting down the days to this year's Havering Show.

A country lane in Upminster was closed on Tuesday afternoon while emergency services responded to a car crash that left a woman in hospital.

The number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Havering is continuing to rise but remains below the high levels recorded five years ago, according to the latest government figures.

Residents of the Romford block of flats which went up in flames last week have blasted the alleged lack of working fire safety measures inside the building.

Since it first opened 90 years ago, Romford Greyhound Stadium has been home to all manner of colourful characters - both on the track and behind the scenes - arguably none more so than Bob Oliver.

Havering Council is cracking down on businesses across the borough who are serving age restricted goods such as alcohol to children.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Havering residents are invited to join the Mayor of Havering at a special event at a Romford cafe tomorrow morning.

A 93-year-old Second World War veteran from Upminster has had his memories of that fateful conflict preserved for posterity by taking part in a new online audio archive founded by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

A 79-year-old Collier Row man has admitted causing a Romford motorcyclist's death by careless driving after a crash on an Essex road in September last year.

Havering Council has announced it has bought the Marks and Spencer building in South Street.

Tributes have been paid to a much loved maths teacher who served a Hornchurch school for more than 30 years.

Firefighters from six fire stations across east London spent more than four hours last night tackling a deep seated blaze at a car scrapyard in Collier Row.

From wrestling crews to egg and spoon races, with a side order of Aswad and Toploader, there will be something for everyone at this year's Havering Show.

A Hornchurch man has been jailed for three years and eight months after stealing £2.9million from his employer to fund his gambling habit and a life of fast cars and football season tickets.

More information has been released on the new health centre at the St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch following news of its £17million funding government funding boost yesterday.

A Hornchurch newsagents' controversial alcohol licence has been approved, meaning three off-licences will now operate on a parade of just 15 shops despite residents' objections.

Plans for a health centre alongside 365 new homes at the former St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch will benefit from £17million additional funding as part of a nationwide boost for the NHS, it has been revealed this morning.

There were 21,591 babies born in east London in 2018, and now the Office for National Statistics has revealed the number of births in each borough.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

A CCTV appeal to trace a group of men following a homophobic attack at Upminster Station has seen one man come forward as investigators continue to pursue "a number of positive lines of enquiry".

The leader of Havering Council and a number of other special guests were present as Hornchurch and Upminster Sea Cadets unveiled the unit's new president.

A 24-hour gym that would be open seven days a week has applied for permission to open in Romford's The Brewery Shopping Centre.


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The Ken Rhodes Group has over 35 years experience in double glazing, conservatory and door installation. Director Ken Rhodes tells us how a sliding patio door could turn your home into the ideal summer venue and open up your living and kitchen spaces.

Our front doors can evoke all sorts of feelings; a welcome sight after a long day, or an instant first impression to our new neighbours. The Ken Rhodes Group can help you find the best composite door. Here, business owner Ken Rhodes has compiled this essential guide with three reasons you should consider upgrading your front door.

There's an increasing vulnerability among our older population, suffering from the effects of chronic loneliness and feeling like a burden to their families. Sean Watson, Howard Lodge care home's facilities manager discusses the benefits attending a day centre can give you and your loved ones.

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