A 19-year-old daredevil has admitted dangerous driving after a 95mph Valentine’s Day police chase down the A12 through Newbury Park ended with him crashing his car in Romford.

Hornchurch and Upminster’s Sea Cadet unit is urgently trying to raise enough money to replace its minibuses before London’s new low emission zone renders its current ones obsolete.

An application to finally allow customers of the Hornchurch Lidl to turn into the supermarket’s car park from both directions of the High Street has been recommended for approval by Havering Council planners.

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A City Hall politician has admitted figures he used to compile a report on Havering Council’s spending on renting back former council homes bought under the right to buy scheme were inaccurate.

The NHS trust which runs both Queen’s and King George Hospitals has published a financial plan which it believes will help local healthcare bosses make £100million of savings over the next two years.

Police are hunting for thugs who attacked a man’s car with a hammer and then ran him over during a road rage incident following a minor crash on the Gallows Corner Roundabout on Saturday (February 2).

Police would like to speak to these three men.

A German researcher investigating the recently discovered crash site of a Second World War Allied bomber is attempting to trace living relatives of the only pilot to survive the incident – and believes they may be living in Romford.

Armed police swooped on a group acting suspiciously outside a house in Collier Row yesterday (Tuesday, January 29) and arrested one on suspicion of drugs offences.

A social media campaign is calling for West Ham fans to turn the ninth minute of the club’s home game against Liverpool on Monday into a celebration of Isla Caton’s bravery in her fight against cancer.

A Hornchurch author’s new book tells the tale of her family’s long journey from Poland to London’s east end as they fled the persecution of Jews in eastern Europe in the early 20th century.

A girl who suffered a brain injury following failings in childbirth at King George Hospital will receive £8.2 million to provide her with the specialist care and therapies she needs for the rest of her life.

A group of Romford students were lucky enough to visit one of the oldest educational institutions in the world last week to take part in a special event.

Police officers investigating an alleged county lines drugs ring have made six arrests following a string of raids on homes in Romford, Dagenham and further afield in Essex.

On a bitterly cold Sunday afternoon, scores of Havering residents came together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 in Romford and pledged to continue to fight hate and prejudice.

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The borough’s inspirational youngsters were recognised over two nights of Jack Petchey award presenetations in Hornchurch this week.

A Harold Hill man has become the first person in the UK to be convicted of fraudulently selling defective parts from a recalled vehicle after making thousands of pounds selling faulty motorcycle brake cylinders online.

Santander’s Upminster branch is to close after the bank announced it is shutting 140 of its “less-visited” branches across the country.

The first east London Serious Violence Summit was held last week, and saw the three councils that make up the Met’s East Area Command come together to draw up new ways to tackle rising levels of violent crime.

Popular cake and coffee chain Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration, putting 2,800 jobs at risk across the UK and casting doubt on the future of its Romford and Spitalfields branches.

A busy Romford bar has asked Havering Council for permission to stop using identity scanners in a move police fear could lead to a number of other venues asking to get rid of the security measure.

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in London to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.

The woman police believe was murdered at her home in Rainham on Friday was a midwife at Queen’s Hospital in Romford, it has been revealed.

A man has been jailed for 21 months after breaking a woman’s jaw in “an unexpected and unprovoked” attack in South Ockendon.

Police have confirmed the identities of the two people found dead at a house in Rainham yesterday morning (Friday, January 4) as they continue to appeal for anyone with information about the pair to come forward.

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s homicide division are investigating after two people were found dead at an address in Rainham.

Police officers investigating a stabbing near Harold Wood station last night (Thursday, January 3) have confirmed the victim has now been discharged from hospital.


Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

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