“He was not only a war hero, he was our hero”. A family has paid tribute to a D-Day veteran from Upminster who has passed away.

Pupils from a primary school in Harold Wood have created rainbows to give people some cheer during the coronavirus crisis.

Leisure centres across Havering have donated food from their cafés towards a charity that supports foodbanks.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has written to the Chancellor asking for more support for small limited companies in the town.

A Collier Row girl, six, created pictures for a care home as she bids to make people smile during the coronavirus crisis.

An uncle and niece from Harold Wood transformed their hair in a fundraiser for St John Ambulance.

The Mayor of Havering has criticised a housing association after it rejected his call for a rent break for residents at a Rainham housing estate.

Hand sanitisers with no safety labelling were seized from a Romford pharmacy.

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has increased the wages of some of its lowest paid workers in a move hailed by unions.

A Cranham mum-of-two revealed she is “desperate” to come back to the UK as she and her husband have been left stuck in New Zealand.

Andrew Rosindell MP has urged Romford residents stranded abroad to contact him as he bids to help people return to the UK.

People across east London applauded NHS staff last night as part of a nationwide thank you event.

An east London GP has created a video in a bid to educate children about coronavirus.

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has suspended visitors until further notice during the coronavirus crisis.

Artwork has been created outside a Romford school thanking staff for their efforts in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

“Our policing style is not going to change.” East Area commander Stephen Clayman explains how the Met will be responding across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham during the coronavirus crisis.

A Cranham woman said she is “losing hope” that she and her boyfriend will be able to fly home from Bali after becoming stranded due to coronavirus resrictions.

Tributes have been paid to two former Havering councillors, one a past council leader, who have passed away.

The chief executive of Saint Francis Hospice has made a rallying call for community support as the charity faces an expected decline in income.

A teacher from Collier Row has set up a Facebook group to help parents keep their children entertained while the schools are closed.

An Upminster GP surgery has delivered gift bags of essentials and luxuries to its vulnerable and isolated elderly patients during the coronavirus outbreak.

There were long queues at the Tesco superstore in Gallows Corner, Romford this morning as shoppers look to get supplies during the coronavirus crisis.

Only one visitor for each patient is allowed per day at Queen’s and King George Hospitals, according to their latest guidelines.

Transport for London (TfL) could lose up to £500 million in income from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Transport for London (TfL) has introduced “enhanced” cleaning across its Tube and bus network in a bid to reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading.

An Upminster woman has been named by police as one of two people who died in a road collision in Harold Wood.

A man who used the identity of a dead baby in a bid to avoid a speeding offence in Wennington has been jailed.

Dedicated areas have been set up at Queen’s and King George Hospitals in a response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The number of people receiving Universal Credit has risen across east London, according to the latest figures.


The Romford Film Festival kicks off from May 6. Over six days they’ll show 120 films and offer audiences the chance to meet with the filmmakers and producers.

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