A Second World War identity bracelet has been reunited with the owner’s family following an appeal in the Recorder.

A pair of dog owners and their pets have completed an alphabet trail to raise money for animals saved from puppy farms.

Being a new mum in the middle of a pandemic is a daunting prospect for many – but for those giving birth at Queen’s Hospital, a community spirit has flourished.

London will be moved to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions from midnight on Friday, MPs in the capital have been told.

Eighty years ago, this identity bracelet was worn by a young girl living in Romford - and now an antiques dealer is attempting to track down any of her surviving relatives.

An interactive floor has been installed as part of a refurbishment of Queen’s Hospital’s sensory room in the children’s ward.

The number of people in Havering testing positive for Covid-19 has more than doubled in the space of just two weeks - taking it to the highest rate in the borough since April.

A group of London councils has called on the government not to ignore deprivation and poverty in east London as it distributes a fund designed to help tackle inequality.

There were four fatalities on Havering’s roads in the first eight months of this year - more than the total number killed in the whole of 2019.

Four men have been fined for public order offences after homophobic comments were made at a West Ham match.

Young people battling cancer are set to benefit from age- appropriate support and care from a specialist Teenage Cancer Trust nurse.

The number of rough sleepers in Havering has nearly doubled in the space of a year, new figures have revealed.

Youngsters across east London are being given the chance to design, build and host performances in their own pavilion.

A cyclist has pedalled 1,000km to raise money for the hospice that cared for his cousin.

A pilot scheme to create safer streets around some of the borough’s schools will only take place at three sites following the outcome of a public consultation.

A tour of Rainham is among the activities included in this year’s Open House London.

Some rush hour buses are set to become school-only services in a bid to maintain social distancing as youngsters return to the classrooms,

What are the names we’re set to hear in Havering’s classrooms in a few years’ time?

Plans to build a new crossing linking Havering to Kent have been given a boost after Highways England revealed it would get a share of £27.4billion.

A woman was spat and and threatened with being stabbed as she travelled on a train between Stratford and Upminster.

A Romford man has been charged with wasting police time in connection with a report a car with a child inside was stolen in Beckton.

Do you know a person or group who has made a difference to their area during the coronavirus pandemic?

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash in which a car overturned.

Pupils across Havering are among thousands across the country finding out their Btec results today (Wednesday, August 12).

Havering Council’s leader has called for the borough’s residents to benefit from discounted journeys through the proposed Lower Thames Crossing - warning the council may withdraw its support for the project if not.

A Rainham-based production company is set to stage one of the first new plays to be performed post-lockdown.

A hospital chaplain has told how he faced “every type of emotion” while supporting bereaved families during the coronavirus crisis.

A midwife aims to use lessons learnt during the coronavirus pandemic to improve care for mums-to-be from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

A mum from Romford who gave up her car after her son was born has won a new motor worth £124,000.

Organisers of a popular dance music festival have cancelled an event planned for this September.


The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

It can be of great comfort to those we leave behind, to know that in our last moments we were comfortable, well looked after and surrounded by those that we love.

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