Havering primary school children are being asked to get creative to celebrate multi-million pound investment in a health and wellbeing hub.

Havering residents have been rewarded for their gardening exploits as part of a borough-wide competition.

A touring production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is to visit schools across Havering.

Havering Council has appointed a new acting director of children's services.

A Rise Park resident is calling on Havering councillors to reject a planning application for a new games area at a junior school.

An NHS trust has opened nominations for awards that recognise their staff and volunteers who have provided outstanding care.

A Romford Market trader told a jury that he did not sell more than 200 gas canisters to one of the men on trial in connection with an explosion at flats in Hornchurch.

The latest milestone has been reached in the construction of the new Hornchurch Sports Centre.

Volunteers raised awareness of the Sikh practice of langar at a special stall in Romford last weekend.

Havering Council's education services team has received national recognition for its work with the borough's schools.

A concert paying tribute to Amy Winehouse is to take place at Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch - and will be attended by the late singer-songwriter's parents.

A mini bus used by a Havering business which provides services for adults with learning disabilities has been found destroyed after being stolen in Harold Hill.

The family of a woman from Harold Hill is aiming to raise money for the hospice that looked after her.

An explosion and fire at a Hornchurch block of flats was caused by the "utterly reckless behaviour" of two men trying to make cannabis oil, a court has heard.

A Hornchurch restaurant has scooped a prestigious accolade at a national awards ceremony celebrating the best of Asian cuisine in the UK.

A group of volunteers have received an award from the Mayor of London recognising their hard work to re-open and maintain a 'secret' garden in Hornchurch.

A gardening expert has backed an appeal for green-fingered volunteers to help look after a garden at Queen's Hospital.


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.

The Christmas holidays are nearly here but don't fret the Mercury has got you covered with over 50 events taking place between now and Christmas that are sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.

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