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Havering has been named one of the top boroughs in London for children getting admitted into their first choice primary school.

An enthusiastic Gidea Park 11-year-old is ready to pursue her dreams of stardom after being cast in a touring musical.

The Jack Petchey Awards being presented at the Queen’s Theatre highlight the achievements of some very special students and leaders.

Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Havering.

Havering has been exposed as one of the biggest fly-tipping hotspots in England, with an average of 10 incidents every day.

More than ten thousand of pensioner households in Havering could lose their free TV licence after 2020.

A Chadwell Heath care home has been ranked as “good” in all areas.

Saint Francis Hospice’s choir raised nearly £2,000 after hosting its Autumn Voices concert.

The NHS in Havering is spending £1.08 million more on diabetes prescriptions than it did three years ago, new NHS figures reveal.

Almost 100 “dangerous drivers” are still on Havering’s roads despite racking up enough points for a ban according to the latest government figures.

An unknown quantity for any car journey is how long you might be delayed.

The pregnancy rate among under 18s in Havering has almost halved since records began but is still slightly higher than the London-wide average, with experts saying sexting and online chats are replacing sexual relationships.

Rental properties in Havering are becoming much less affordable, as soaring rental costs have outpaced household income growth.

Today we are highlighting a remarkable case of a council refusing to open itself to scrutiny from local press – transparency essential to our society.

A Havering musical group jump aboard the S. S. American in the latest musical to show at Hornchurch’s Queen’s Theatre later this month.

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A tribute to one of the world’s biggest bands is set to blow Hornchurch away with their pitch-perfect Sting and The Police performance.

Figures from NHS Digital show that in Havering at least 25 victims of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - were seen by doctors, nurses or midwives over the last year.

In the year before June 2016, the month of the referendum, 2,240 people registered, 610 more than in the latest period.

Romford Film Festival’s second annual event proved to be a hit at Premiere Cinema with a sell out awards ceremony on Monday.

Hornchurch Country Park turns back the clock on Saturday, June 2 when it hosts a Military History Day.

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Havering’s environmental distributor has received £4 million worth of funding for projects across the borough.

The second Romford Film Festival will officially open and showcase the best independently made films at Premiere Cinema in Romford this Thursday, May 24.

High blood pressure affects thousands more patients in Havering than it did eight years ago, as experts warn it may be the tip of the iceberg.

Anyone with an ear to the ground for the local music scene may have heard some chatter about a new band.

Obesity-related hospital admissions in Havering have soared over the past three years.

The scale of the risks for people in Havering, where 61 per cent are overweight or obese, has been underlined by figures from the NHS.

Parents in Havering were struck by fines totalling more than £100,000 for failing to ensure their children attended school in 2016/17, according to figures from the Department for Education.

Fewer EU citizens are registering for national insurance numbers in Havering than before the Brexit vote, the latest figures reveal.

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