Starting today Queen’s and King George hospitals are postponing all routine, planned surgeries and stopping all outpatient appointments including chemotherapy as the trust has seen an increase in seriously ill patients with Covid-19.

Police have released an image of a man who is suspected of indecently exposing himself to a woman on a bus in Romford.

A project which improved diabetes care across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has been shortlisted for a national health award.

Disabled patients in the care of Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) are among the best accommodated in the country, new data shows.

Take on our Friday pub quiz!

Friday, February 28, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

The driver of a car that crashed into multiple vehicles and a wall in Rush Green early this morning has been taken to hospital.

A yellow warning has been issued as weather settles in which might cause icy stretches and travel disruption overnight into Wednesday morning.

Take on our Friday pub quiz!

Friday, February 21, 2020

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

A fault in the signalling system at Upminster have led to reduced service on London-bound C2C trains this morning.

There is a flood alert in place ahead of Storm Dennis in parts of east London.

Romford Market will be closed on Saturday and will be re-opened on Wednesday as a safety precaution for the upcoming Storm Dennis.

A dad who was left permanently disabled after a hospital wrongly flushed food into his lungs has called for lessons to be learned from his case.

The area around South Street in Romford was closed last night due to a fight.

House prices fell by almost 4per cent across Redbridge and Havering last year.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

After surviving cancer a Rainham mother is delivering toys to all of the children’s hospices across the UK dressed as an elf.

A campaign aimed at helping people who feel unsafe on dates has launched in Havering pubs, clubs and entertainment venues.

A hit and run last night in Gallows Corner left two people in hospital with minor injuries.

Havering’s Asian society combined east and west traditions as they celebrated their annual Christmas party with more than 100 attendees.

Visitors to Rainham Hall can shout bah humbug as they step back into the Victorian era to celebrate the Georgian townhouse being part of BBC’s A Christmas Carol.

The Conservatives maintained a strong hold on Hornchurch and Upminster with Julia Lopez winning 35,495 votes.

Conservatives hold strong in Romford with more than double the votes of Labour.

The Romford Recorder will be reporting live throughout the night at the election counts for Romford, Hornchurch/Upminister and Dagenham/Rainham.

Today the UK heads to the polls for the first December election since 1923 – so please do brave the weather, get out and vote.

A alleged fight at an Upminister golf club left one man in critical condition and four arrested.

Get over your fear of dying and come along to a Death Cafe at King George Hospital in Goodmayes to have a cuppa and some cake and find the surprising positive side to the taboo topic.

A Romford environmentalist stops food from going to the landfill with a ‘Best Before Stall’ every week.

A Japanese TV crew who filmed interviews for a news segment on Brexit has apologised to Romford residents who turned up and weren’t able to be interviewed on Saturday.

A Romford shopping centre is calling on the community to vote in its latest competition, where one lucky child will have their festive design hung on its Christmas tree.

A Romford bingo hall is rewarding carers during the festive season by launching a dedicated recreational zone with a free game every Tuesday throughought December.


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.

2020 has been described as the “defining year of climate action.”

Your new home extension is bursting with potential, but you may benefit from a helping hand to know how to get the most out of it.

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