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 founder of a Harold Hill charity won The Ultimate Pride of Essex award last week for helping terminally ill children for 13 years.

With a simple gesture of giving their unused clothes to the homeless in Romford a couple have started a team that goes out twice a week to help rough sleepers.

Regardless of where you fall on the Brexit issue, head down to the Crown this Saturday (November 30) for a pint and tell a Japanese film crew how you feel about Brexit.

A charity is making theatre the fairest of them all with inexpensive panto accessible for families this Christmas.

College students spread Christmas cheer across the ocean by sending Christmas boxes to vulnerable children in the Caribbean.

Residents at a retirement home say they feel bullied after receiving anti-social behaviour notices for making improvements to the communal garden.

The mum of a Romford teenager born with cerebral palsy is throwing a Christmas fundraiser to support her son's newfound passion for boxing and a fit life.

A swing band is returning to Hornchurch to sing jazzed-up Christmas renditions of popular favourites in December.

A charity which works with girls who are at risk of exploitation is staging an art exhibition about body positivity.

Harold Hill paid its respects for Remembrance on Sunday, November 10 with a procession from St George Church to the memorial for an outdoor service led by the Reverend Shaun Moore.

A single mother from Hornchurch who is training to be an electrician has been nominated for a Women in Construction Award.


Only 3pc of residential homes in England have an 'Outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) according to their annual 'State of Care' report for 2018 and 2019.

Missing teeth can dent confidence, not to mention the physiological issues. But, as award-winning cosmetic dentist Dr Jas Sagoo explains, help is at hand…

A fast, pain-free and affordable dental treatment is producing super smiles in south Essex. Dr Jas Sagoo, an award-winning cosmetic dentist at Perfect Smile Spa in Hornchurch, explains how.

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